News and events

1 Aug 2017

Family History Month 2017

Starting Genealogy

Tue 1st, Tue 8th   9.30am – 11.30 am

Judith Fitchett - Volunteer at Ancestors’ Attic and member of the NZ Society of Genealogists will guide you to find and record your family story. For beginners.

1 Jul 2017

At Your Library - July 2017

Round up the family for stories, history, science and fun by night in our city libraries, 19th-century Heritage Houses, and Founders Heritage Park.

6 Jun 2017

Matariki events

matariki

Learn methods of preparation and uses for Kawakawa – Noelene Hemi

Wednesday 21 June, 1-2pm. Entry, $2 Koha

Noelene is an experienced local ‘Traditional Rongoa Māori Adviser’ with a vast amount of experience and expertise in working with New Zealand native and endemic species of flora and fauna.

26 Apr 2017

At your Library - May 2017

May is New Zealand Music Month, with a series of free performances at Elma Turner Library. We also feature Book Night - a cosy evening for book lovers, as well as our regular events, community corner sessions, classes and children's/ teen activities.

30 Mar 2017

At Your Library - April 2017

Heritage Week is celebrating homes and houses this year. The week runs during the Easter school holidays and Elma Turner Library is offering a range of heritage activities for adults, children and families...

9 Mar 2017

NZ Music Month 2017

Live music performances throughout May in the Elma Turner Library will celebrate the huge breadth and depth of musical talent in Nelson. Appearing during the weekday lunch hours and also at the weekends there is something for everyone.

21 Feb 2017

Changes to the South End of the Library

From 7-10 March we are making changes to the Fiction end of Elma Turner Library, in response to your feedback on ways we can make it easier for you to find your favourite books and other items.