Friday 13 May

Student and school librarian issuing a book, next to the words 'Welcome to the school library!'

Register: Learning and support for new school library staff 2022

Tuesday 1 February 2022 to Thursday 15 December 2022


New to your school library? If you're just getting started providing library services for your school, register to join our online learning community. You'll attend regular Zoom meetings and webinars, build your skills, receive support from National Library experts and connect with other library people.

Part of: Learning and support for new school library staff — 2022

Man and woman looking at the model of the woman's head.

Writers in Bronze The Anthony Stones Portrait Busts of New Zealand writers

Tuesday 22 March 2022 to Saturday 25 June 2022

Turnbull Gallery, National Library Wellington

The Writers in Bronze exhibition showcases the sequence of cast bronze portrait heads of New Zealand writers by sculptor Anthony Stones (1934-2016) in the Alexander Turnbull Library collection.

Group of six women having breakfast at a table while camping. There is a box of Weetbix on the table and some of the women are eating eggs.

The essentials of oral history research, day 1: Introduction to oral history — Christchurch

Full — waitlist available

Friday 13 May 2022, 8:45am to 4:30pm

Ground floor, Tūranga, Christchurch

An introduction to oral history methodology for people considering using oral history in their work, community or personal projects.

Part of: Oral history workshops — 2022

Two people standing and looking at the end of a glacier, which is surrounded by bare rock.

Reflections on ‘The breathing sea’


Friday 13 May 2022, 12pm to 1pm

Te Puna Foundation Gallery, (ground floor), National Library, corner Molesworth and Aitken Streets, Thorndon

Haere mai and hear a series of reflections on the works and themes in our current exhibition ‘The Breathing Sea’.

Part of: The breathing sea