Category: Adult Non-Fiction

Delve into our Collections and discover your next read with curated lists and suggestions from Hamilton City Libraries staff.

The Ockhams

2021 Ockham New Zealand Book Award Winners

Thursday 13 May | Adult Fiction, Adult Non-Fiction, NZ Books

The winners of New Zealand Book Awards were announced last night - congratulations to all winners! The winning books are listed below - click on any book to check availability or…

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Autism Awareness

Autism Awareness Month

Friday 7 May | Adult Fiction, Adult Non-Fiction, Young Adult, Children

April was Autism Awareness Month, so Hillcrest Library was celebrating books about and by people on the autism spectrum.

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Ramadan

Ramadan Reads

Friday 30 April | Adult Non-Fiction

Muslims around the world have been observing Ramadan, a holy month of spiritual reflection, since 12 April.

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Anzac Day

Anzac Day 2021

Friday 23 April | Adult Non-Fiction

The team at Central Library have created a display of books, images and of course poppies to commemorate Anzac Day.

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LibChoice organize your way

Librarian's Choice: Organize Your Way

Friday 19 March | Adult Non-Fiction, Librarians Choice

Organize Your Way examines different ways of organizing based on your personality type.

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Scar Tissue reading map

Reading Map: Dive into your next Rocking Read

Friday 5 March | Adult Non-Fiction

For those who enjoyed Scar Tissue by Anthony Kiedis: what will you read next? Pick your next read based on what you enjoyed most about the book.

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LibChoice The Art of the Pulps

Librarian's Choice: The Art of the Pulps

Thursday 11 February | Adult Non-Fiction, Librarians Choice

The editors of The Art of the Pulps: An Illustrated History have compiled an impressive and comprehensive collection of American pulp-magazine covers from the earliest examples of the 1890s to the late-1940s.

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Sapiens venn diagram

Reading Map: Sapiens (with review)

Tuesday 13 October | Adult Non-Fiction

Written by one of the world’s most influential public intellectuals, Sapiens is a best-seller for good reason. Here are a few suggestions for readers looking for their next nugget of wisdom.

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bee aware

Bee Aware Month

Wednesday 30 September | Adult Non-Fiction

In aid of Bee Aware Month, the team at Central Library have picked out titles about bees and beekeeping and put them on display with facts about why we need…

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kia kaha te reo maaori

Te Wiki o Te Reo Maaori 2020

Monday 14 September | Children, NZ Books, Adult Non-Fiction

This week is Te Wiki o Te Reo Maaori - Maaori Language Week! We celebrated by putting up some displays of books in and about reo Maaori for children and…

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out on the shelves

Out on the Shelves 2020

Friday 21 August | Young Adult, Adult Fiction, Adult Non-Fiction

The annual Out on the Shelves campaign is underway, and all our branches are getting involved with rainbow displays and book recommendations! See below for a list of books featured.

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daily walk audiobooks

Lockdown: Audiobooks for your "Government-sanctioned daily walk"

Saturday 11 April | Adult Non-Fiction

Pop in your earphones and  immerse yourself in these epic, true adventures on foot as your walk around your neighbourhood. . . again.

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