Piha Library News August 2013

Readers and Writers Festival- Don't Miss the Last Event This Sunday

This Sunday 4th August the Piha Community Library presents widely published Maori Poet Robert Sullivan and Award-winning screenplay Writer and Director Stephen Sinclair in our final Readers and Writers Festival Event.  Acting as MC is two-times AFTA award-winning actor Mark Mitchinson, and respected current affairs and political journalist Rachel Smalley will be interviewing.

This promises to be another fascinating and entertaining event.  Don't miss out!.  From 2pm at the Piha Surf Life Saving Club.

Visit our website  for more information or like our Facebook page to go into the draw to win a ticket to Sunday's event.

Piha Community Library Trust AGM

On Saturday 7th September at 3.30pm we will be holding the Annual General Meeting of the Library Trust at the Piha Community Library.  All library members are welcome to come along and have their say.

We welcome registrations of interest in becoming a Trustee.  Visit our website for more information.

Open Forum

It’s your library and we welcome your comments and ideas, so on Saturday 10th August at 9am we will be holding an Open Forum at the Library. 

These forums are held at the library on the first Saturday of the month on alternate months to give you the opportunity to have a say in things that are happening at the library.

For a full list of dates for our Open Forums visit our Upcoming Events Page.

Illustration Workshop at the Piha Community Library

As part of the Storylines festival of New Zealand Children's Writers and Illustrators Dylan Horrocks, New Zealand's most celebrated Graphic Novelist, will be taking an illustration workshop at the Piha Library on Saturday 10th August at 3pm. 

This workshop is suitable for children 8 years and over.  Tickets are only $25, and are available from the Storylines Website. 

This is an inspiring festival and we are very proud to be able to offer this opportunity to our younger members.  Find out more on our website.

Fabulous new Magazines at the Piha Library

Many thanks to our library members for the donations of fabulous magazines, such as Taste, NZ House and Garden, North and South and Metro.  Our magazines are next to the New Books stand.  Check them out when you are next in the library.

New Books and DVDs

We have added a large number of new books and DVDs to our collection.  You can find out what's been recently added on our website, or you can like our facebook page to receive regular updates with new additions, book and dvd reviews, and all our news.

Facebook Competition Details

Like our facebook page, and go in to the draw to win a ticket to our last Readers and Writers Event this coming Sunday. Winner will be contacted by Facebook message by 5pm on Saturday 3rd August.