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 Be part of Book Night 2018  

Be part of the 'nationwide family of readers' on Book Night, Tuesday 22 May. You can join in from home, work or wherever you are on the night. Community events will be happening in some locations - otherwise just curl up with a book at your place! 

Whoever you're with - family, mokopuna, workmates, fellow commuters - read for 15 minutes or more. Record your participation on our interactive NZ map at bds.org.nz/booknight and go into a fabulous prize draw. Comments & photo/selfie encouraged!

If your organisation, a school or library would like to run a reading event (collaboratively with BDS or on your own) as part of Book Night, please contact  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   Free listing of your event; the promotional Book Night poster is available here.

 

 Childhood bike mishap didn't deter a love of reading 

Newly resigned staff member Vicki Jones tells her childhood story...

  

 Book group off to Italy 

 

 

Read about Auckland 166's planned trip to Italy, which was picked up by a reporter on Stuff. This and other BDS stories here.

 

 

  ESOL / Migrant Book Group - Christchurch 

A new group for migrants is starting at Peterborough Street Library on Monday mornings (possibly weekly). A social and fun way to practise English. You read short books in English and then get together to chat. Contact Helen at the library ph 941 7872 or email  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  for details. 

 

 

 Literary news   

 #ReadtoSucceed 

 Why Read? Hear why from these Kiwis. (A NZ Book Council campaign) 

 Events 

For a comprehensive list of literary and book festivals, see the NZ Book Council website event listings

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