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Big Library Read returns with Fancy Nancy

The Big Library Read returns on Overdrive with a childrens book in both ebook and audiobook format.

All you young Fancy Nancy fans can read her Super sleuth title until the 30th September.

Many thanks to Jane O'Connor for making this book available worldwide for this time.

More Fancy Nancy books can be found in our libraries in both the First Reader and Picture Book areas


Into the River result

Into the River has not been restricted.

The censor has given it an M classification.

This certification is; Unrestricted: suitable for mature audiences 16 years of age and over.

As it had been suggested that it should be considered for censorship, those of you will be relieved that it has been.

New member of the Order of New Zealand

Emeritus Professor Albert Wendt was invested as a member of the Order of New Zealand yesterday.

As a novelist, poet, playwright and painter he is a well known and respected recipient.


Check our catalogue for the items we hold of his and altough most of them are in Stack, they are available for loan.