Do you love talking about the books you read?
Join our lively group and meet others who are interested in sharing their reading. Uncover new authors and titles, unearth books you might not normally read and rediscover books you already know and love.
Venue: Waiuku Library
Date: 02 February 2018 to 07 December 2018
Verse Us - Live Poetry
The last Verse Us was so popular we're having another one. Live poetry from a stellar line-up of local poets!
Venue: Cafe one2one
Date: 26 September 2018 to 26 September 2018
Author Talk by Mike Graham - Secret SAS Missions in Africa
In the Cold War years local Titirangi man Mike Graham led an SAS team against Russian and Chinese backed terrorist groups operating in Central Africa.
Venue: Titirangi Library
Date: 27 September 2018 to 27 September 2018
Book launch: Bill Direen - Enclosures 4
Come join us for the launch of the new collection from Bill Direen.
Performances by Bill, Lisa Samuels and Tru Paraha, and includes a glass of wine (ikr!).
Pre-order yourself a copy at the website.
Venue: The Open Book
Date: 01 October 2018 to 01 October 2018
Words v World
Come join us for sparkling literary times with the candidates for the Masters of Creative Writing at Auckland Uni.
With readings by Rosetta Allan, Cybonn Ang, Simon Comber, Meagan France, Angelique Kasmara, Rachel O'Connor, Tom Romeo, Josie Shapiro.
Venue: The Open Book
Date: 07 October 2018 to 07 October 2018
Duffy and The Cloakbay Bully
Duffy Books in Homes presents an entertaining and fun show to counter bullying and promote friendship through the power of books and reading.
The show has been performed in over 500 primary schools throughout NZ and will only have 3 public performances!
Date: 09 October 2018 to 12 October 2018
Book Signing Event for Fantasy Fiction Author J.T. Grainger
J.T. Grainger, United States author of the fantasy fiction novel “The World Beyond the Stairs: Mary’s Journey”, will be making his first visit to the city of Auckland and hosting an author talk/signing to celebrate. The event is free and open to all ages. Refreshments will also be provided.
Venue: Timeout Bookshop
Date: 13 October 2018 to 13 October 2018
Pūrerehua: Spoken Word Evening In Honour of Michelle Durey
A tribute to Michelle Durey, the creator of Atawhai’s first spoken word evening. Pūrerehua or 'butterfly' is an evening of spoken word poetry and conversation around mental health.
Venue: Garnet Station
Date: 17 October 2018 to 17 October 2018
Book Launch - When Gina Pressed Enter
Come along to Botany Library and meet local author Elise De Silva, and enjoy a creative afternoon at the launch of her new novel for young readers, When Gina Pressed Enter.
Venue: Botany Library
Date: 20 October 2018 to 20 October 2018