Young tearaways rather than bibliophiles are the focus of extra police attention in central Dunedin.
Dunedin Public Library
The fates of 18 Dunedin Public Libraries staff will be known over the next few weeks following the ''disestablishment'' of their jobs.
Dunedin libraries are preparing to go live with a sophisticated new radio tracking system that will help monitor lending stock.
No longer just a collection of books, the public library is using new technologies to deliver content anywhere, any time. Kim Dungey visits the Dunedin city library and talks to those who use its services.
Books are still very much alive and well, judging from the hundreds of people who swarmed into the Dunedin Public Libraries' latest bargain sale yesterday.
People wanting to borrow the 2013 Man Booker Prize-winning novel The Luminaries from Dunedin Public Libraries may be out of luck unless they pay to jump the queue.
Starting at midnight tomorrow, Dunedin man Rowan Stanley will try his hand at writing a 50,000-word novel in just one calendar month - again.
Visits and issues at most Otago libraries are declining as readers shift from printed to electronic material.
Dunedin Public Libraries members owe the libraries about $438,000, figures released under the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act show.
The Dunedin City Council could shed more jobs as part of a shake-up of the city's library services, it has been confirmed.
Plans for a South Dunedin library may be accelerated after city councillors pushed for faster progress yesterday.
Dunedin still needs its long-awaited library to help revitalise the suburb, Dunedin city councillors have been reminded.
The dust was blown off some old book covers at the Dunedin Central Library last night.
I wish the moaners would stop giving the Dunedin City Council a hard time. Those hard-core whingers are knocking some great achievements - the grand stadium; the John Wilson Ocean Dr soap opera; the cheerful parking wardens and the hugely popular Chinese Garden. How petty the criticisms have been, haven't they?
Library volunteer Amanda Morrison, better known as ''Mandy Mayhem'', admires her 2012 Dunedin Public Libraries Citation with head of customer services Mike Collett in the Dunningham Room yesterday.
The number of people being prosecuted for trespassing at the Dunedin Public Library appears to have nearly doubled in the past year.
Two years after her husband Robert Long came to Dunedin to share his story with Dunedin listeners, Catherine Stewart is doing the same.
Dunedin Public Library staff have tackled their wasteful ways, reducing their rubbish by 67% over the past six years.