Upcoming Events

What's on this week @ The City Library!

September 16 - 22

Friends of the Library, Meet the Horizons Candidates Evening
Michael McCartney, CE of Horizons discusses “Responsibilities and Challenges facing Horizons” then each candidate will have 5 minutes to address the audience, followed by questions from the audience. Please use George Street entrance.
Date: Monday 16 September
Hours: 7pm (refreshments) 7.30pm (discussion)
Location: Ground Floor, Central Library


Weighing the Evidence
Professor James Curran from the University of Auckland looks at how statistics can be used to model and evaluate evidence such as DNA, paint, wine etc. and how this can be used to aid the legal process. This is a Royal Society talk. George Street entrance.
Bookings essential at Eventbrite
Date: Tuesday 17 September
Hours: 7.30pm
Location: Ground Floor, Central Library


Chinese Film Festival
12 – 23 September, 6.30pm, Ground Floor Central Library. Please use George Street entrance.
Wednesday 18 September, Addicted to Love.


Trash Talk – the Social Dimensions of Waste
Increasing production and consumption rates, non-recyclable packing, and publicly accessible forms of hazardous waste has led to unprecedented pressure on ecosystems. These presentations respond to the social dimensions of waste challenges.
Date: Thursday 19 September
Hours: 5.30pm
Location: Ground Floor, Central Library


Meet the DHB Candidates
Disability Persons’ Assembly invites you to meet the DHB candidates. All candidates for MidCentral District Health Board have been invited. Chair: Bruce Wilson. Sign language interpreters will be present.
Date: Friday 20 September
Hours: 4pm
Location: Ground Floor, Central Library


The Syrian Crisis: Remedy worse than disease?
New Zealand India Research Centre (NZIRI) presents Professor P.R. Kumaraswamy. The presentation will be followed by a discussion lead by Dr. Nigel Parsons, Politics Programme, Massey University. Please Use George Street entrance.
Date: Friday 20 September
Hours: 7pm
Location: Ground Floor, Central Library


Mad on Radium
Hear science historian Rebecca Priestley discuss her book Mad on Radium – New Zealand in the Atomic Age. Hosted by Massey University’s Doug Ashwell, who will also chair a discussion about science writing and communication in New Zealand.
Date: Saturday 21 September
Hours: 2pm
Location: Ground Floor, Central Library


Thai Gathering
Join us for a screening of the Thai comedy-drama Sip Ha Kam Duen Sip Ed (Mekhong Full Moon Party) Please use George Street entrance.
Date: Sunday 22 September
Hours: 4-6.30pm
Location: Ground Floor, Central Library


Every Friday, 2pm, Crafternoon Tea, bring some handwork and share a cup of tea with other crafters.

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