ATL 100

A series of events: Friday 28 September 2018 to Wednesday 31 March 2021

Celebrating 100 years of the Alexander Turnbull Library.

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Alexander Turnbull memorial hikoi walk of remembrance

Thursday 28 June 2018, 9:25am to 10:15am

Te Ahumairangi, National Library Wellington

Join us to commemorate the centenary of Alexander Turnbull's death and the bequest of his library to the people of New Zealand with a memorial hikoi walk of remembrance.

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Goodbye to all that

Monday 10 September 2018 to Saturday 1 December 2018

Turnbull Gallery, National Library Wellington

How did people celebrate the end of four years’ worth of fighting? What did people do to cope with the climate of warfare at the time? How did it impact young nurses in training?

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Preserving your Facebook (and other social media) accounts

Thursday 7 November 2019, 1:10pm to 2pm

Tiakiwai Seminar Rooms, National Library Wellington

Alexander Turnbull Library's Digital Collections Services Leader Jessica Moran will discuss the recently announced ATL100 Facebook Archives Project The Library is inviting New Zealanders to donate their Facebook Archives. Join us on World Digital Preservation Day.

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Archiving Email Symposium

Thursday 30 January 2020 to Friday 31 January 2020

Taiwhanga Kauhau — Auditorium, National Library Wellington

Working on collecting and preserving email? Come and join us to discuss challenges and solutions.

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Taonga and memory: new inscriptions on New Zealand’s Memory of the World Register

Tuesday 18 February 2020, 12:10pm to 1:10pm

Taiwhanga Kauhau — Auditorium, National Library Wellington

Celebrate the taonga that have been recently inscribed on the UNESCO Memory of the World New Zealand Register. Representatives from Auckland Public Library, Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision, Hocken Collections, and the Alexander Turnbull Library will speak about the items from these collections that have been inscribed, why they were selected and why they are important to the history of New Zealand.

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Everything old is new again

Thursday 17 September 2020 to Sunday 13 December 2020

New Zealand Portrait Gallery, Wellington

Six of our most prominent artists — John Pule, Séraphine Pick, Sarah Munro, Lisa Reihana, Heather Straka and Mel Baldwin – have made new, or have provided existing artworks based on original Turnbull collection items. This exhibition highlights the contemporary relevance of the Alexander Turnbull Library, 100 years after it first opened.

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One hundred years old and counting down

Thursday 3 December 2020, 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Dunningham Suite, Dunedin City Library

Join Chris Szekely, Chief Librarian of the Alexander Turnbull Library talking to Sharon Dell and Dr Jock Phillips ONZM about the past and future of the Library.

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Why the days of heritage libraries are numbered

Tuesday 23 March 2021, 11am to 12pm

Rotorua Library, Rotorua

Join Chris Szekely, Chief Librarian of the Alexander Turnbull Library talking to Ben Manley and Ani Sharland about the past and future of the Library.