23 July 2018
What's on in August
August brings all the literary events to the yard with Off the Page hosting acclaimed New Zealand Author Mandy Hager. We also have Wildbore author Catherine Knight, Alaskan Memoirs with Emma Stevens, an evening with Julie Thomas, Scientific Sleuthing and an evening with Mark Warren. August also features events for Poetry Day on the 24th. Historically speaking, we have Chunuk Bair commemoration and eminent local historian Margaret Tennant speaking on the Red Cross. It's a packed schedule so check it out!
06 July 2018
July School Holidays and Matariki at the City Library!
Matariki, the celebration of the Māori New Year, takes centre stage for the City Library these school holidays.
28 June 2018
LGBTQ books for families and children
Read as a family about families, diversity, identity, inclusion, acceptance and more in these LGBTQ themed books for young children.
24 June 2018
What's on in July
Winter is here and we have so much to do this July. Check out all our Matariki themed activities at Central and the Community Libraries. Look out for all the school holiday fun later in the month and if you're in the mood for joining a club or two, why not check out all the clubs on show at Central on July 26th!
17 June 2018
NZ Book Awards for Children and Young Adults 2018 Finalists
Check out this years' NZ Book Awards for Children and Young Adults finalists for some fantastic Kiwi reads!
14 June 2018
World Cup Reads 2018 at Palmerston North City Library
Want to learn more about the World Cup, football, or the countries playing? The Library has that covered with this selection of resources.
05 June 2018
Manawatū Newspapers on Papers Past
We are really excited to announce that we have just signed an agreement with the National Library to make our local newspapers available on Papers Past to 1945.
02 June 2018
Celebrate Pride Fest
Palmerston North City Library is hosting a Pride Fest this June. We have a range of inclusive community events such as talks from Kyle Mewburn, Ruby Dax and Renee; the screening of More than Four Films, and rainbow pet accessories workshops and parade.
14 May 2018
City Library at the Disability Expo
Discover a world of resources through The Living Room of the City, for a range of abilities.
13 May 2018
Looking for something new to read?
Check out our resources and in-house created lists to find something new to read.
20 April 2018
Te Pātikitiki is turning 10!
Te Pātikitiki Community Library is turning 10 years old and is inviting the community to come and share in the celebrations.
16 April 2018
New - Lucky Day Collection
It's your Lucky Day! A new collection is being introduced at the Central Library where additional copies of popular titles will be added to the collection. No holds and no renewals means they will be available faster and sooner for you. Find a book with a Lucky Day label, and take it home with you today!
16 April 2018
Light up the school holidays
All-new all-day workshops for kids this April school holidays.
13 April 2018
New stops for Mobile Library
This Saturday (14 April), Palmerston North’s Mobile Library will commence a new regular route of the Aokautere/Summerhill suburb.
09 April 2018
Longer holiday hours for Youth Space
During the School Holidays, the Youth Space will be extending their hours by opening at 10am.
28 March 2018
A World of Reading
Share with Palmerston North City Library a book from around the world you enjoy