More than 72,000 Dunedin people have access to more than 755,000 books at the Dunedin Public Libraries, although not everyone wants to share them nicely.
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The Dunedin Public Library is betting there will be a few e-readers placed under Christmas trees this year, and it wants to offer their recipients a free ebook service.
Dunedin City Library is hosting an exhibition to celebrate New Zealand's role in women's suffrage.
A business and life coach has been called in to help staff at the Dunedin Central Library, amid claims of workplace bullying and staff dissatisfaction.
Captain Cook, Gabriel Read and William Larnach all feature, but many Dunedin residents will not know the significance of what is housed within the Dunedin City Library.
As another chapter closes in the life of Bernie Hawke, another page turns, bringing new challenges.
The Dunedin Public Library is wrapping up against the chill of winter to protect $25 million worth of its assets.
Taieri views have grown by two in the Mosgiel Library after a donation of artworks.
A shared membership deal could soon turn the page on rules which prevent out-of-town book worms borrowing Dunedin library books.
An interview with Annie Proulx - a perk for which any fan of the award-winning novelist would give their eye teeth - goes a little like this.
Trestle tables once full of books were standing nearly empty by the end of Dunedin City Library's Barking Mad Book Sale yesterday.
Crowds search out the books of their choice at the Barking Mad Book Sale in the car park of Dunedin Public Library in Moray Pl yesterday
Opening hours at the Dunedin City Library seem set to survive the Dunedin City Council's scalpel, following a public outcry against a proposal to close the doors earlier on weekday evenings.
The cost of a controversial new library in Blueskin Bay increased partly because local opposition held it up, a report to tomorrow's Waikouaiti Coast Community Board says.
Scaled-back plans to build a $10 million library in South Dunedin will be among big-ticket items on the agenda when the Dunedin City Council resumes annual-plan deliberations next week.
Plans to spend nearly $30 million reshaping Dunedin's library service over the next six years will be slashed in half if a proposal to be considered by the Dunedin City Council this week is accepted.
Library opening hours could be reduced, and financial support for heritage and home insultation programmes could follow, as the Dunedin City Council eyes possible cuts to services during the next financial year.
Emeritus Prof Colin Gibson's donation of thousands of hymn books and reference works over almost 30 years to the Dunedin Public Libraries was marked yesterday when he was awarded the 2010 Library Citation.
The days of reading books from the public library may be numbered, with the advent of digital technology.
When more than 600 people converge on Dunedin for the Library and Information Association of New Zealand's centennial conference this weekend, many will reflect on how far the organisation has come since 1910.