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

customer picks

Hillcrest Customers' Picks

Friday 23 July | Adult Fiction, Adult Non-Fiction

This week, the readers are making the suggestions! Here are some of the Hillcrest Library visitors' favourite books.

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Fun Home A Family Tragicomic

Reading Map: The Fun Home

Tuesday 20 July | Adult Fiction, Adult Non-Fiction

If you enjoyed Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Alison Bechdel, we have some suggestions for your next read. Click any title below check availability or place a hold.

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LibChoice untamed

Librarian's Choice: Untamed

Friday 2 July | Adult Non-Fiction, Librarians Choice

Untamed is mostly a memoir, partly an autobiography, and a little bit of a conversation between author and reader.

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Tales of the Weird and Wonderful

Tales of the Weird and Wonderful

Friday 18 June | Adult Non-Fiction

Looking for something a little... unusual? We've got books that will make you go 'hmmmm...'.

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Oh baby

Oh Baby!

Friday 11 June | Adult Non-Fiction

With news emerging earlier this week of Prince Harry and Meghan's newest arrival, we're sharing a selection of books to do with pregnancy and babies.

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Matariki

Matariki Resources

Wednesday 9 June | Adult Non-Fiction, Children, NZ Books

A selection of books, multimedia, and weblinks to help you discover more about the history of Matariki and how it is celebrated.

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dangerous

Royal Reads: These Crowns Are Dangerous

Friday 4 June | Young Adult

Queen's Birthday weekend is coming up - why not make your next read a royal one?

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Cyber Security

TechWeek: Cyber Security

Thursday 27 May | Adult Non-Fiction

This week is TechWeek, so what better time to brush up on your cyber security skills? Learn how to keep yourself safe from online attacks with these resources from Hamilton City Libraries.

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Adventures in Other Worlds

Adventures in Other Worlds

Friday 21 May | Young Adult

Ready for an adventure? These books for younger teens explore worlds different from our own, like magical realities or travel to another time.

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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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