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Month: December 2013

Book Launch

On Thursday 28 November, the Athenaeum library hosted the launch of the recently completed history of the Athenaeum & Mechanics’ Institute “Reading Matters’, written by well known Dunedin broadcaster and historian, Jim Sullivan.  Over 50 members and friends of the Athenaeum attended the launch including the Deputy Mayor, Chris Staynes,  who officially launched the book… Read More

Wireless Books on Otago Access Radio 105.4 FM

The library is doing a radio show called Wireless Books.  For half an hour once a fortnight we talk about the history of the Athenaeum Library and Dunedin in general; chat about books and also review the latest books added to the libraries collection. It plays on Otago Access Radio at noon every second Saturday but… Read More

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