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This page is an index to photographs contributed to the Tauranga Memories Kete by Lee Switzer.
2015
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On 8 April 1871 a meeting was held to establish the Tauranga Library and Mechanic's Institute. Since then the library has undergone many transformations.
2016
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Librarian Jocelyn Mist writes about International Literacy Day (2014) - the day that the Mayor's chair went to Red Square and became the focus of a mass reading event. Photographs:
2014
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For Māori Language Week in 2015 Tauranga City Libraries Māori Events Team invited Toro Pikopiko Puppetry to perform two shows to children at Baycourt on Wednesday 29 July 2015. Their
2015
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On Saturday 1 August 2015, the Bay of Plenty Children's Literature Association Incorporated, otherwise known as 'Bookrapt' held their annual seminar at Tauranga Girls’ College. Report and photographs by Debbie
2015
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Pāpāmoa's $9 million environmentally friendly library opened on 16 June 2006. The sloping curved roof mimics the sand dunes and raw materials used throughout, such as concrete, natural plywood, shell
2016
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In the September 2006 School Holidays, Tauranga City Libraries hosted 'Clay Creations' at Memorial Park.
2012
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A fabulously popular character, Hairy Maclary celebrated his 30th birthday in 2013.
2013
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The Summer Reading Programme encourages children to read Library books and 'report-in' to library staff on their reading. At each report-in the child receives a small prize. Children who complete
2013
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Membership drive at Bayfair shopping centre at Mount Maunganui for the 2009 Teen Mean Reads program run by Tauranga City Libraries.
2011
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Tauranga City Libraries Catalogue is here... http://tauranga.kotui.org.nz   This basket has been created to preserve the memory of events that have taken place at Tauranga City Libraries and articles that
2012
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In 1962 a mobile library service was first suggested for Tauranga. In 2015 that service was still being provided with a newly painted library bus.
2015, 1970, 1980
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Mount Maunganui Library opened on 19 August 1967. The library is the home of the artworks 'The Fable of Mauao: He Korero Tipu' by Fred Graham and 'Raurangi' by Jon
2016
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Greerton library first opened on 11 March 1964. Since then the library has seen several upgrades until a new library building was opened in 2015.
2016
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In July 2015 the Greerton Library was demolished to make way for a new library planned to be double the size of the old one. The new library was scheduled
2015
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The new Greerton Library, more than twice the size of the old one, opened on Friday 15 July 2016 after a dawn blessing and later a ribbon cutting and waiata
2016
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In 2007 the Papamoa Library hosted a Harry Potter Party to celebrate the release of 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows' the seventh and final of the Harry Potter novels
2012
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During the school holidays Tauranga City Libraries offer many activites for children.
2012
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In 2008 the Papamoa Library ran an event called 'Dogs like stories too!' It was a chance for children to practice their reading with a non-judgemental audience and to get
2012
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Gavin Bishop is the author and illustrator of nearly 60 books and has won numerous national and international awards for his work. On 1 September 2015 he visited Papamoa Library.
2015