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12 Pah St
Motueka,
03 528 1047 www.tasmanlibraries.govt.nz

July 2019

Motueka Library: Egyptian End of Life Ritual

July 25, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Motueka Library, 12 Pah St
Motueka,
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Free

Learn about the Egyptian traditions for the end of life. Sue Clark visited Egypt recently and found the topic of Egyptian mummies, Gods and death customs fascinating. Visit Motueka Library to hear Sue's account of these rituals. Free. All welcome.

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August 2019

Motueka Library: Poetry Creation Station

August 23, 2019 @ 9:30 am - August 30, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Motueka Library, 12 Pah St
Motueka,
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Head along to Motueka Library and create a poem in celebration of NZ National Poetry Day. We've set up a Poetry Creation Station, now all you need to do is come and write a poem! People of all ages are invited to take part. Either leave your poem in the library for others to enjoy, or gift it to a friend or family member. Unleash the power of poetry! Free. All welcome.

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Motueka Library: Chocolate and Nuts

August 23, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Motueka Library, 12 Pah St
Motueka,
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Koha

Who loves chocolate and nuts? Who doesn't love chocolate and nuts?! Chocolate and nuts taste great together. Chocolate's sweet, deep flavour goes well with a nut's crunchy texture and aromatic flavour when used to make sweet delights. Come and join us for tastings, conversation and fun foodie facts about chocolate and nuts. Bring recipes to swap with other like-minded bakers. Discover fantastic cookery books and magazines brimming with new ideas for chocolate and nut delights. Koha appreciated.

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September 2019

Motueka Library: Tai Chi Taster

September 2, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Motueka Library, 12 Pah St
Motueka,
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Koha

Join us for the 2019 Festival of Adult Learning. Have you ever wanted to try Tai Chi? Enjoy the mindful art of Tai Chi with a taster presented by Christie of Sing Ong Tai Chi Motueka. Learn about this Chinese martial art and its health benefits during our 2019 Festival of Adult Learning. Koha appreciated. All welcome. Bookings not required.

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Motueka Library: Ten Reasons To Visit Your Library

September 3, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on September 3, 2019 at 2:00 pm

Motueka Library, 12 Pah St
Motueka,
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Have you visited your library lately? Would you like to join the library? It's free! Drop in and see what we have to offer you. Join and discover our great range of books, audio books, ebooks, magazines, events, databases and more. Lynda.com is an online learning database which you can access and use for free when you become a library member. Courses include creative subjects like photography, art, graphic design, business topics and many software topics. If you'd like us…

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Motueka Library: Ten Reasons To Visit Your Library

September 3, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on September 3, 2019 at 2:00 pm

Motueka Library, 12 Pah St
Motueka,
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Have you visited your library lately? Would you like to join the library? It's free! Drop in and see what we have to offer you. Join and discover our great range of books, audio books, ebooks, magazines, events, databases and more. Lynda.com is an online learning database which you can access and use for free when you become a library member. Courses include creative subjects like photography, art, graphic design, business topics and many software topics. If you'd like us…

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Motueka Library: Yoga Taster

September 4, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Motueka Library, 12 Pah St
Motueka,
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Join us during our 2019 Festival of Adult Learning. In this session, learn about the benefits of yoga with Nikki Fitzgerald and Ruth Cole. Join us for an introduction to a yoga practise which is accessible to people of all ages and conditions. While you're in the library, explore our collection of books on yoga. Free.

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Motueka Library: Lymphatic Self-Care Workshop

September 12, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Motueka Library, 12 Pah St
Motueka,
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$10.00

Find out about lymphatic self-care with Liz Van Beek. In this workshop, Liz Van Beek will present a practical self-care Manual Lymphatic Drainage workshop. This health workshop would be useful to those detoxing from chemotherapy and other chemical or environmental influences. Other people who would benefit from lymphatic drainage include those experiencing pre- and post- surgery, edema, swelling and water retention. Cost: $10. Manuals included. While you're in the library discover books on related health topics.

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Motueka Library: Rock Wren Talk

September 25, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Motueka Library, 12 Pah St
Motueka,
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We are celebrating New Zealand Conservation Week with a special talk about pīwauwau, the nationally endangered Rock Wren. Join us to hear Flo from the Department of Conservation talk about this small and reclusive, yet very special, bird. While you're in the library discover beautiful library books on the topic of New Zealand birds. Free.

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Motueka Library: Spring Book Sale

September 30, 2019 @ 9:30 am - October 5, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Motueka Library, 12 Pah St
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Koha

Nab a deal at our Spring Book Sale. There will be pre-loved library books for sale at bargain prices. Don't miss out on our one-week blockbuster sale! Something for everyone - children, adults and everyone in between.

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October 2019

Motueka Library: Word Feast – Word Games

October 1, 2019 - October 31, 2019
Motueka Library, 12 Pah St
Motueka,
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Are you hooked on word games? Bring a friend and have some fun with words at the library! We have Scrabble, Rummicube, Bananagrams, Yahtzee, Upwords and Name That ... Person, Place, Thing all waiting for you. We also have a great selection of wordy library books on games, phrases and quotes for you to peruse. Free. All welcome.

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Motueka Library: Word Feast – Limerick Competition

October 1, 2019 @ 9:30 am - October 28, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Motueka Library, 12 Pah St
Motueka,
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There Was An Old Man With a Beard by Edward Lear: “There was an Old Man with a beard, Who said, ‘It is just as I feared! Two Owls and a Hen, Four Larks and a Wren, Have all built their nests in my beard!” Follow Edward Lear’s example and write a limerick, then enter it in to our first ever Limerick Competition, and go in the draw to win a prize! Don’t know how to write a limerick? Pick…

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Motueka Library: Word Feast – Journaling Workshop

October 9, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Motueka Library, 12 Pah St
Motueka,
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$10.00

What is happening in your life and in the world around you? Start a journal based on your own personal insights. Learn the therapeutic art of writing and journaling with counsellor and psychotherapist Gabrielle Daly-Fong. Draw on your thoughts and reflect upon life situations. This "Time Of Your Life" workshop focuses on your life journey as you write down your inner dialogue and what matters to you. Bring a journal or notebook and two smooth-flowing pens (one blue and one…

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Motueka Library: Word Feast – Self-publishing With The CopyPress

October 15, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Motueka Library, 12 Pah St
Motueka,
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Free

Ever thought about publishing your own book? For WordFeast we are opening the doors on the publishing world! Come and listen to Dave McManus from The CopyPress in Nelson for tips on producing, marketing, distributing and selling your own book. While you're in the library, discover library books on the topic of writing and publishing books. Free. All welcome.

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Motueka Library: Making Movies With Stef Harris

October 16, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Motueka Library, 12 Pah St
Motueka,
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Koha

Are you curious about how an international award-winning movie can be made in Motueka? Hear writer/director Stef Harris talk about his process to produce the international award winning film Blue Moon. Stef knew he needed the support of Motueka to make the project a success. He wrote an 8 page treatment and recruited professional actors who worked for free because they loved the story. Over the next 12 months he brought together a local team of professional and first time…

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November 2019

Motueka Library: Book Launch – Hunter of Beauty

November 15, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Motueka Library, 12 Pah St
Motueka,
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Join us for the launch of local Motueka photographer Grant Douglas' new book, Hunter of Beauty. Hunter of Beauty is a stunning book of photography compiled by a local photographer with more than 40 years experience. Don't miss this opportunity to share in his significant achievement. Copies of Hunter of Beauty will be available for $65. Cash sales only. Light refreshments will be provided. All welcome.

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December 2019

Motueka Library: Candle Dipping Workshop

December 7, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Motueka Library, 12 Pah St
Motueka,
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$3

Come and join us for a fun candle dipping workshop with Lis McCracken from the Rudolf Steiner School. You'll be taking plain candles and dipping them in molten, coloured wax, to create beautiful rainbow effects. They're fun to create and make fantastic Christmas gifts. It's a great activity to do with children! $3 per candle or $5 for 2 candles. All welcome!

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February 2020

Digital Banking Classes

February 3, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until February 7, 2020

Motueka Library, 12 Pah St
Motueka,
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Free

Free Digital Banking classes on DORA, the mobile digital learning bus are being held in four locations across the Nelson Tasman region.       Learn to: Understand online banking Recognise online scams Protect yourself online Use a test online banking tool Contact your bank and get started. Sessions run from 10am-12 noon and 1pm - 3pm. You are welcome to drop in to your nearest location, or contact Helen McCubbin from Tasman District Library on 03 5438535 or helen.mccubbin@tasman.govt.nz…

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Digital Banking Classes

February 4, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until February 7, 2020

Motueka Library, 12 Pah St
Motueka,
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Free Digital Banking classes on DORA, the mobile digital learning bus are being held in four locations across the Nelson Tasman region.       Learn to: Understand online banking Recognise online scams Protect yourself online Use a test online banking tool Contact your bank and get started. Sessions run from 10am-12 noon and 1pm - 3pm. You are welcome to drop in to your nearest location, or contact Helen McCubbin from Tasman District Library on 03 5438535 or helen.mccubbin@tasman.govt.nz…

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Digital Banking Classes

February 5, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until February 7, 2020

Motueka Library, 12 Pah St
Motueka,
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Free Digital Banking classes on DORA, the mobile digital learning bus are being held in four locations across the Nelson Tasman region.       Learn to: Understand online banking Recognise online scams Protect yourself online Use a test online banking tool Contact your bank and get started. Sessions run from 10am-12 noon and 1pm - 3pm. You are welcome to drop in to your nearest location, or contact Helen McCubbin from Tasman District Library on 03 5438535 or helen.mccubbin@tasman.govt.nz…

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Digital Banking Classes

February 6, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until February 7, 2020

Motueka Library, 12 Pah St
Motueka,
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Free Digital Banking classes on DORA, the mobile digital learning bus are being held in four locations across the Nelson Tasman region.       Learn to: Understand online banking Recognise online scams Protect yourself online Use a test online banking tool Contact your bank and get started. Sessions run from 10am-12 noon and 1pm - 3pm. You are welcome to drop in to your nearest location, or contact Helen McCubbin from Tasman District Library on 03 5438535 or helen.mccubbin@tasman.govt.nz…

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Digital Banking Classes

February 7, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until February 7, 2020

Motueka Library, 12 Pah St
Motueka,
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Free

Free Digital Banking classes on DORA, the mobile digital learning bus are being held in four locations across the Nelson Tasman region.       Learn to: Understand online banking Recognise online scams Protect yourself online Use a test online banking tool Contact your bank and get started. Sessions run from 10am-12 noon and 1pm - 3pm. You are welcome to drop in to your nearest location, or contact Helen McCubbin from Tasman District Library on 03 5438535 or helen.mccubbin@tasman.govt.nz…

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Motueka Library: Book Tour – Elizabeth Knox

February 19, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Motueka Library, 12 Pah St
Motueka,
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Don’t miss this wonderful opportunity to hear Elizabeth Knox, one of New Zealand’s leading writers, speak at Motueka Library. Winner of 2019’s Prime Minister’s Award for Literary Achievement for Fiction, Elizabeth Knox is one of New Zealand’s leading writers. She is the author of fourteen novels, three novellas and a collection of essays. Now published in thirteen languages, The Vintner’s Luck won the Deutz Medal for Fiction in the 1999 Montana New Zealand Book Awards, and the Tasmania Pacific Region…

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April 2021

Digi Drop-In – Motueka Library

April 8 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Thursday, repeating until December 16, 2021

Motueka Library, 12 Pah St
Motueka,
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If you have a digital dilemma and need some help with your device, come to our regular Digi Drop-in sessions. Takaka Library: 1st and 3rd Monday of every month from 11.00am – 1.00pm from 3rd May – but look out for a special appearance on 12th April Richmond Library: Every Tuesday, 11.00am –1.00pm starting 6th April Motueka Library: Every Thursday, 11.00am to 1.00pm starting 8th April Murchison Library: 1st Friday of every month from 1.30pm - 3.30pm starting 6th May…

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June 2021

Author Talk – My Beautiful Island by Chris Potter

June 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Motueka Library, 12 Pah St
Motueka,
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Join us for a fascinating talk by Chris Potter about his book My Beautiful Island. Chris Potter discovered his mother Norah’s diaries just after she died. My Beautiful Island tells the story of Norah’s journey from England to Hong Kong as a young, single, professional woman in the 1930s; from romance and marriage; to war and survival; then building a new life in the years that followed. Find out about Chris Potter’s early childhood spent in a Hong Kong prison…

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