News and events
Matariki is the Māori name for the star cluster known as the Pleiades and its appearance in the sky, which occurs this year on June 6, signals the beginning of the Māori New Year. All events are at Elma Turner Library.
Take part in Book Night at Elma Turner Library.
The Library is celebrating the Nelson environment in the week leading up to World Environment Day, 5 June, with talks, displays, eco-house visits, activities and more. All are welcome, and all activities are free.
Nelson Libraries are hosting a number of interesting talks and even an armchair tours part of this Nelson wide celebration. All Heritage Week events are listed on itson.co.nz or pick up your programme from the library. A Heritage Week screen will have continuous short movies running from 15-24 April by the Red Wall.
17 April, Elma Turner Library 1-3pm
Young, curious and camera at the ready? Photographer Ryu Takahashi shows how to make the ordinary shot extraordinary. Young adults workshop for 12-20 years.
A hunting trip into Tongariro National Park, takes three men into a different space as mist, sulphur and rain envelop them and propel them back to the start of the New Zealand Wars of 1863. Will they get home? Will they change history? This is their story.
A series of talks on how the law affects you.
Saturday 16 April is Conversations that Count Day.
The purpose of NZ Music Month is to celebrate NZ Music and Musicians and here at Nelson Libraries we will be celebrating our local musicians with performances ranging from the popular, easy listening, jazz, classical, folk and country genres – come along and enjoy these free performances while you eat your lunch.