Thursday 9 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.

Picture book cover showing a forest animal leaning against a tree and the text 'No One Is Angry Today, Toon Tellegen, Marc Boutavant'.

Friends of the Dorothy Neal White Collection Annual General Meeting 2022

Thursday 9 June 2022, 4:30pm to 6pm

Lilburn Room, National Library Wellington

You are invited to the annual general meeting of the Friends of the Dorothy Neal White Collection. Before the meeting Mary Skarott, Research Librarian Children’s Literature, will show a selection of books added to the National Children’s Collection during the past year, focusing mainly on books in translation.

Part of: Friends of the Dorothy Neal White Collection