Monthly Archives: July 2016

What can I find in the 800s? – Foreign Literature

Another jewel that can be found in the 80os (Art and Literature) section of the library are books written in foreign languages. Try reading Lord of the rings in French, The notebook in German, or perhaps Dante’s Inferno in Italian. … Continue reading

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Recommended Graphic Novels: Sacred Heart by Liz Suburbia

Suburbia says she writes comics about dogs and punks, but Sacred Heart is a lot more than that. There are some kids acting like punks, some punks and a dog, but also some murders, some complicated relationships, a distinct absence … Continue reading

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What can I find in the 800s? – Letters & Journals

Historians found rich pickings in the correspondence of the past, be it from the famous to the ordinary foot soldier.  Explore the letters and journals of yesteryear. Click here to view a Correspondence reading list. Recommended by Zandria.      

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Recommended Graphic Novels: The Motherless Oven by Rob Davis

Pretty much everyone who reads this seems to finish it wondering what they just read. That’s because Davis has managed something totally original and totally outside the limits of reality, but in a good way. In this universe, children make … Continue reading

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What can I find in the 800s? – Humour & Wit

Sometimes in the rush to find a “good novel” for the weekend, one can overlook the treasures shelved in the 800 section. The children’s joke books are flying off the shelves for the school holidays, and there’s something for Mums and Dads … Continue reading

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Te Wiki O Te Reo Māori 2016

Ākina te reo – Behind you all the way Ko te kaupapa i tēnei tau ko Ākina te reo – Behind you all the way, ko te tautoko i te tangata mā te reo Māori, hei whakahihiko, hei hikihiki i … Continue reading

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