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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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Free

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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January 2022

Beginners Tai Chi

January 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Elma Turner Library, 27 Halifax Street
Nelson, Nelson 7010 New Zealand
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Suitable for beginners, be taken through a series of moves in this gentle Tai Chi class. Bookings are required by contacting library@ncc.govt.nz, (03) 546 8100 or asking one of our friendly librarians.

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February 2022

Shared Reading for Wellbeing

February 1 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until December 13, 2022

Elma Turner Library, 27 Halifax Street East
Nelson, 7010 New Zealand
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Free

Sit back, relax, and enjoy being read to by our librarians. These shared reading sessions are a fun way to met others and unwind by listening to a story or poem. Morning tea and company provided. For bookings, please contact library@ncc.govt.nz or phone (03) 546 8100 Vaccination Passes will be required for anyone over the age of 12 attending these events.

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Tea & Tales – Dementia Friendly Shared Reading

February 2 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 14, 2022

Free

Relax while a great story is read to you, and then enjoy exploring and sharing your responses to it. There’s no pressure to read, and you can take part in the discussion as much or as little as you want. Every Wednesday, 11am-12pm in the Elma Turner Library For bookings, contact the library at library@ncc.govt.nz or phone 03 546 8100

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Shared Reading for Wellbeing

February 8 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until December 13, 2022

Elma Turner Library, 27 Halifax Street East
Nelson, 7010 New Zealand
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Free

Sit back, relax, and enjoy being read to by our librarians. These shared reading sessions are a fun way to met others and unwind by listening to a story or poem. Morning tea and company provided. For bookings, please contact library@ncc.govt.nz or phone (03) 546 8100 Vaccination Passes will be required for anyone over the age of 12 attending these events.

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Movie Night – The Last of The Mohicans

February 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Richmond Library, 280 Queen Street
Richmond, Tasman 7020 New Zealand
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Free

Join us at Richmond Library for a screening of the 1936 version of The Last of The Mohicans. During the brutal French and Indian War, the legendary scout Hawkeye is prevailed upon to escort Major Duncan Heyward, and the two daughters of Colonel Munro to safety through enemy lines. Hawkeye is assisted by his Indian friend Chingachgook, and Uncas, Chingachgook's son; the last survivors of the Mohican tribe. There follows romance, battles and other assorted adventures. Contact Richmond Library to…

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Shared Reading for Wellbeing

February 15 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until December 13, 2022

Elma Turner Library, 27 Halifax Street East
Nelson, 7010 New Zealand
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Free

Sit back, relax, and enjoy being read to by our librarians. These shared reading sessions are a fun way to met others and unwind by listening to a story or poem. Morning tea and company provided. For bookings, please contact library@ncc.govt.nz or phone (03) 546 8100 Vaccination Passes will be required for anyone over the age of 12 attending these events.

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Book launch – The Freedom of Birds by Stephanie Parkyn

February 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Elma Turner Library, 27 Halifax Street East
Nelson, 7010 New Zealand
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Free

Bestselling author Stephanie Parkyn will be celebrating the launch of her latest novel. Two French storytellers and a runaway girl travel through fairytale lands, Italian theatres, and the battlefields of France in search of a place to belong as Napoleon's Empire falls, from the author of Josephine's Garden. Stephanie Parkyn writes another wonderful historical novel. Books will be available to purchase on the day thanks to Page & Blackmore Booksellers Saturday 19 February 2pm in the Elma Turner Library

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Older and Bolder – inspirational stories from our community

February 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Elma Turner Library, 27 Halifax Street East
Nelson, 7010 New Zealand
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Free

Celebrate life at all ages with inspirational stories from individuals who have embraced their golden years. We are excited to welcome Dr Angela Robertson, editor of the Older and Bolder book series which highlight real people ages 50 - 101 who are making the msot of life. This talk is bound to inspire you to write your own story and will include practical ways on capturing your own memories and experiences to share with friends and family. Sunday 20 Fberuary…

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Shared Reading for Wellbeing

February 22 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until December 13, 2022

Elma Turner Library, 27 Halifax Street East
Nelson, 7010 New Zealand
+ Google Map
Free

Sit back, relax, and enjoy being read to by our librarians. These shared reading sessions are a fun way to met others and unwind by listening to a story or poem. Morning tea and company provided. For bookings, please contact library@ncc.govt.nz or phone (03) 546 8100 Vaccination Passes will be required for anyone over the age of 12 attending these events.

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