Saturday 18 June

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.

Book display in a school library with colourful children's books.

Growing and shaping your school library collection

Monday 23 May 2022 to Friday 1 July 2022


A great school library collection reflects, includes and responds to your students and community. This requires good management and planning. Discover how to build a library collection that meets the needs of your students and teachers.

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 2: Recording seriously — Christchurch

Full — waitlist available

Saturday 18 June 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

A room with a group of people sitting at computers, while others stand around or sit on beanbags on the floor.

Esports simulator


Saturday 18 June 2022, 11am to 4pm

Lower ground foyer, National Library Wellington

Come and explore esports, the world’s fastest growing industry and cultural phenomenon. Participate in our esports simulator, and get a taste of what the industry has to offer and what an esports event entails.