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

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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Reading Map Seven Sisters

Reading Map: The Seven Sisters

Wednesday 14 April | Adult Fiction

What did you like most about The Seven Sisters by Lucinda Riley? Was it the love story, the fast-paced plot, the authentic characters, or the family secrets? Use these aspects…

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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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other worlds

Other Worlds

Wednesday 24 February | Young Adult, Adult Fiction

These titles picked by the team at St Andrews library are out of this world! Click on any cover below to check availability or place a hold.

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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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The Hating Game Reading Map

Reading Map: The Hating Game

Sunday 17 January | Adult Fiction

Round 1 was great. Ready for round 2?

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LibChoice Convenience Store Woman

Librarian's Choice: Convenience Store Woman

Thursday 19 November | Adult Fiction, Librarians Choice

Convenience Store Woman, written by Sayaka Murata, is a humourous, quirky novel. It follows 36-year-old Japanese woman Keiko Furukura as she navigates her life and her feeling of never truly fitting in.

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Octopus

Reach for a Book!

Tuesday 27 October | Children

A new friend has joined the junior area at Central Library, reaching for books with eight arms! Have a look at the "octo-picks" below.

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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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