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July 2021

Alphabet Soup Reading Challenge

July 1, 2021 @ 8:00 am - June 30, 2022 @ 5:00 pm
Richmond Library, 280 Queen Street
Richmond, Tasman 7020 New Zealand
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Here is the epic reading challenge for adults you have been waiting for! Read authors with surnames A to Z in one year. Yes, that’s right, 26 authors in 52 weeks, an average of one book every 2 weeks. Think you can do it? Of course you can! Simply pick up your Alphabet Soup reading log from Motueka, Murchison, Richmond or Takaka library, and start reading! You don’t need to read authors A to Z in the order of the…

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October 2021

Fandorama Cosplay Showcase

October 17 - October 23
Elma Turner Library, 27 Halifax Street East
Nelson, 7010 New Zealand
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FANDEMONIUM 17-23 October - Sci Fi and Fantasy Collide in the Library Can’t make it to a convention but you’ve put in so much work into your cosplay? Come show off your cosplay to go into the draw to win prizes! Bought or handmade costumes welcome Staff category: vote for your favourite staff costume Contact the library any time up until Saturday 23 October or drop by to book in by 2pm on the day. Showcase on Saturday 23 October…

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Dungeons And Dragons in the Library

October 17 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Elma Turner Library, 27 Halifax Street East
Nelson, 7010 New Zealand
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FANDEMONIUM 17-23 October - Sci Fi and Fantasy Collide in the Library Join an epic campaign of Dungeons and Dragons to kick off the week! Beginners and observers welcome.

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Ninjas, Rangers and Warriors – Fantasy Gaming with Card Merchant Nelson

October 18 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Elma Turner Library, 27 Halifax Street
Nelson, Nelson 7010 New Zealand
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FANDEMONIUM 17-23 October - Sci Fi and Fantasy Collide in the Library Card Merchant Nelson are in the library for a gaming session of NZ-designed card game ‘Flesh and Blood’ and old favourite ‘Magic: The Gathering’ New or seasoned players welcome

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Epic (Fan)fiction Necromancer Writing Party with Tamsyn Muir

October 19 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Elma Turner Library, 27 Halifax Street East
Nelson, 7010 New Zealand
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FANDEMONIUM 17-23 October - Sci Fi and Fantasy Collide in the Library We all have one – that epic novel languishing from lack of attention. With NaNoWriMo just around the corner, here’s the chance to hang out with fellow writers, chat with author Tamsyn Muir (Gideon the Ninth) through a Zoom session, work on some of those tricky plot points and get writing! Onesies optional, Necromancer dressing gowns welcome TAMSYN MUIR is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling…

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FANDORAMA

October 23 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Elma Turner Library, 27 Halifax Street East
Nelson, 7010 New Zealand
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Drop in for an event or two or hang out at the library to enjoy the whole day! Escape Room Put together with support from the Young Adult Reading Club and Card Merchant Nelson Book in 12pm - 4pm Cosplay Showcase Can’t make it to a convention but you’ve put in so much work into your cosplay? Come show off your cosplay to go into the draw to win prizes! Contact the library or drop by to book in by…

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Magic in the Making – Elizabeth Knox, HG Parry and AJ Fitzwater

October 23 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Elma Turner Library, 27 Halifax Street
Nelson, Nelson 7010 New Zealand
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FANDEMONIUM 17-23 October - Sci Fi and Fantasy Collide in the Library From urban fantasy to magical realism, angels to taniwha, the writings of Elizabeth Knox, HG Parry and AJ Fitzwater showcase the depth and diversity of the fantasy genre in New Zealand. AJ Fitzwater lives in Christchurch, New Zealand. They have published a variety of short fiction, and their books are “No Man’s Land” and “The Voyages of Cinrak the Dapper”. They are a Sir Julius Vogel Award winner,…

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December 2021

Dancing Groups at the Richmond Town Hall

December 10 @ 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every year that begins at 6:00 pm on day 10 of December, repeating indefinitely

Richmond Town Hall, 9 Cambridge Street
Richmond, Tasman 7020 New Zealand
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Do you love to dance, there are a variety of groups who have fun, social dancing here at the Richmond Town Hall on various days and evenings. Nelson Old Time Dance Group (Monthly) Phone Rosalie (03)5380133 Richmond Old Time Dance Group (Twice monthly) phone Richard (03)5444120 Israeli Folk Dance Group (Wednesday nights 6.15pm weekly) Phone Cherie (03)5286200 Salsa (Latin Dance Hub) (Monday evenings 7.15pm to 8.15pm) phone: Lev or Masha 0223102838 or 02102990667 Argentine Tango Practica (Thursday 7pm) Phone: Chris…

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Christmas Poetry and Tea

December 17 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Stoke Library, 35 Putaitai St
Nelson, 7011
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Take time out from the silly season to sit back and listen to some Christmas poetry read to you by our librarians. With morning tea provided, this is the perfect way to have some holiday fun. No bookings needed.

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Juliet Marillier- Warrior Bards Inspirations and Influences

December 21 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Elma Turner Library, 27 Halifax Street East
Nelson, 7010 New Zealand
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FANDEMONIUM 17-23 October - Sci Fi and Fantasy Collide in the Library Author of the Sevenwater series, Bridei Chronicles, and Blackthorn and Grim. On the heels of the release of two new books: A Song of Flight, final book in the Warrior Bards series; and fairy tale collection, Mother Thorn and Other Tales of Courage and Kindness, Juliet Marillier Zooms in to talk to Nicki Sharpe from Nelson Public Libraries, about mythological and folkloric influences in her work Juliet is…

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