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Libraries are really important for our community and we’re taking action to keep them open as much as possible while COVID-19 is in the community. However, things can change at short notice as the Omicron outbreak impacts staffing or our ability to safely provide all programmes and services.

A reminder, Nelson is still recording significant numbers of cases of COVID-19 per day, so wearing an effective mask when inside is a really important measure to protect our community. Thanks!

Please check our website or Facebook page for the most up-to-date information. We can be reached at library@ncc.govt.nz or on (03) 546 8100 if you have any further questions.

Thank you for your patience and understanding. Stay safe and well out there; kia kaha.
                                                           

Events and Programmes Calendar

Live Music in the Library



Sunday 8 May, 2pm, Elma Turner Library
Nine95

Nine95 love to play 60's Rock, Ballads, Reggae, Alt Country and modern popular music.

Saturday 14 May, 12.30pm, Elma Turner Library 
Anna & Juliet (pictured above)
Anna Maitland (flute) and Juliet Ayre (violin) return to the library with a concert of Telemann, playing a selection from his canonic duo sonatas as well as a Fantasia for each solo instrument.

Sunday 29 May, 2pm, Elma Turner Library
Eva & Cara

Celebrate NZ Music Month with Eva and Cara who will perform classical violin duos.

Small Time starting at Stoke 13 May

Currently, we offer Small Time at Elma Turner and and Stoke Libraries.  We are working toward restarting further programming at Stoke Library and Nightingale Library Memorial again soon. Keep an eye on our website for the latest details. 

Small Time sessions are designed for under 2 year olds and combine songs, rhymes and stories into a free, fun 20 minute programme. This is a great opportunity for toddlers to develop pre-literacy skills and for parents to meet with other parents. See you there!

Author Talk - Chris Stuart


Sunday 15 May, 2pm, Elma Turner Library

Winner of the 2021 Ngaio Marsh Award for Best First Novel will be joining us to discuss writing crime and her debut book For Reasons of Their Own.

May the Fourth Be With You 


For May the Fourth, we are exploring the stories of our favourite characters, enjoying books about knitting the galaxy or cooking up an intergalactic breakfast. Or a little closer to home, we can read about the real story behind the actors playing our favourite characters. Check out some of the collection on our book blog
Info about COVID-19 Protection Framework
Unite Against COVID-19: For the latest COVID-19 news and information visit: covid-19.govt.nz or facebook.com/UniteAgainstCOVID19. To get up-to-date information about Nelson City Council services visit our.nelson.govt.nz or facebook.com/nelsoncitycouncil. For local public health messages visit facebook.com/nelsonmarlboroughhealth. Kia kaha Whakatū.
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