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  • Fashion Friday, Style Catalogue

    Factory Fashion

    14.06.13 | Permalink | Comments Off on Factory Fashion


    Last week I went to check out the Warhol Immortal exhibit at Te Papa – it was sooo cool, and I recommend you go! I’ll admit that while I was interested in seeing the exhibition, I wasn’t overly amped about it. But afterwards I was so glad I had gone, because it was awesome! I got way more from it than I had expected to; so cool.

    So… imagine my glee this week when I fell upon some beeeaaauuutiful Warhol fashion illustrations! Did you know that he began his career illustrating fashion magazines? His artworks featured in Harper’s Bazaar, US Vogue and Vogue Paris, among others. You can see some beautiful examples here, as well as two of my fave examples here and here.


    He’s known to have kicked it with numerous fashion designers, such as Diana Vreeland and Diane Von Furstenberg, and he also depicted many of the glamorous fashion icons who visited his studio, The Factory, in his work (there is a super sweet pic of Yves Saint Laurent featured in the Warhol Immortal exhibition).

    Credited with merging fashion and art, Warhol was recognised as a fashion icon in his own right (Time magazine ranks him in the top 100 most fashionable people EVER – pretty impressive). His perception of the attitude toward fashion at the time was famously documented thus: “Fashion wasn’t what you wore someplace, it was the whole reason for going.” Amen to that! Best quote ever.

     He started his own fashion mag. Titled Inter/VIEW at the time, the magazine still thrives today as the ever-chic Interview magazine, edited by the now-famous André Leon Talley, and it remains the place to be seen for anybody that’s ever been somebody in fashion.

    Warhol also generated the popularity of what became known as ‘Factory girl style’, characterised by exaggerated smoky eyes, huge accessories and short, 60s hemlines. Swoon!!

    To this day, Warhol prints have been used extensively in fashion, being generously applied to garments and accessories by loads of different designers, including the collection recently released by Comme des Garçons.

    We have lots of really pretty books at the library that are aaaaaall about Andy Warhol and fashion:

    Syndetics book coverAndy Warhol fashion / [artwork by Andy Warhol] ; foreword by Simon Doonan.
    “Before he found fame as the father of Pop Art, Andy Warhol was an accomplished advertising illustrator and commercial artist for fashion tastemakers such as I. Miller, Neiman Marcus, Glamour, Mademoiselle, and Harper’s Bazaar. A pop object in itself, Andy Warhol Fashion collects hundreds of his most delightful images. These witty drawings-fanciful shoes, chic hats, smart suits, and perfect accessories to match-showcase his unique ability to find inspiration in the everyday.” (Syndetics summary)

    Syndetics book coverFactory made : Warhol and the Sixties / Steven Watson.Factory Made: Warhol and the Sixties
    “Cultural historian and filmmaker Watson traces the career of iconoclast artist Andy Warhol through the pinnacle of his career, year-by-year, from 1963 through 1968, with chapters on early life and work, and the aftermath of his flight. He includes many monochrome photographs. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)” (Syndetics summary)

    Syndetics book coverWarhol : the biography / Victor Bockris.
    “Artist, filmmaker, photographer, writer, publisher, interviewer, model, actor, business artist, fashion consultant, set designer, TV show host, rock choreographer, record producer, gourmet, jet setter, trendsetter, dog lover, fighter and modern dancer, Andy Warhol (1928-1987) transformed how we view and value our lives and world. As the leading exponent of Pop Art, he used his canvasses of dollar bills, soup cans, disasters, and celebrities to erase the distinction between high and popular culture. His spectacular career shaped and encompassed the underground scene of drugs, sex, and punk rock as well as the equally deviant worlds of big business, politics, show business, and high society. Victor Bockris was Warhol’s friend and worked at his famous Factory. Based on the author’s intimate knowledge and interviews with family, friends, lovers, business associates, and enemies, this definitive and only biography reveals the complex and controversial life of the single most important artist of the twentieth century.”–BOOK JACKET.

    The Warhol look : glamour, style, fashion / Mark Francis and Margery King ; with essays by Hilton Als…[et al.]
    “From his childhood in the 1930s, when he collected Hollywood fan mags and publicity photos, Andy Warhol was obsessed with glamour, style and fashion. After moving to New York in 1949 he soon made his mark in the world of advertising and commercial art, and when he turned to fine art in the 1960s, fashion and commercial imagery continued to pervade his work. This book illustrates the decisive impact of his work on fashion and glamour and how that involvement and the “Warhol Style” have powerfully influenced contemporary art. The book takes us on a grand tour of Warhol’s passion for the swank and the chic: the publicity shots of Marilyn Monroe; his fashion drawings of the 1950s; photos of his department store window displays; the “silver factory” works of the 1960s that blurred the lines between avant-garde and popular culture; his explorations of gender identity; and “Interview” magazine and the downtown club scene – epicentres of style and trendsetting.” (amazon.com)

    We also stock Andy Warhol’s own fashion mag, Interview:


    Come in and check them out for yourself!!

  • Happenings, Music, Wellington, Writing

    Winging Your Way Through The Weekend, 13-14 June

    13.06.13 | Permalink | Comments Off on Winging Your Way Through The Weekend, 13-14 June

    This weeks weekend is all about the stars, every pun intended. It’s official Matariki celebrations have started and as a continuation from last weekend there are a host of events about the town to keep us all entertained.

    Like any good New Year shindig Matariki’s all about reflecting on the year that has past and ushering in, hopefully, an even better one. While looking back and forward can mean a whole lot of different things to all of us the spirit of the season is to come together, share and celebrate. So with that in mind here’s a run down of Matariki inspired events to get us out and about with our municipal kinfolk.

    As usual our shiny waterfront centrepiece Te Papa has a plethora of things on. They’re putting on a concert series with some great artists appearing Friday night including; Whirimako Black, Mihirangi and J & his geeks for all you NZ’s Got Talent fans. A clebration of the last year in New Zealand film making will happen on Sunday under the moniker of Matariki Film Festival: Whanau Shorts 2013. A Matariki craft village will also pop up on Saturday in the foyer to showcase a wide range of crafts for all you bohemian folk. This year there is an emphasis on navigation and it could be a great time for all you young adventurers to scrub up on South Pacific exploration.

    Just outside Te Papa there will also be waka tours on Saturday.

    One of our other swell museums, the Museum of Wellington: City & Sea is currently running an exhibition celebrating the creativity of us all here at Te Upoko o Te Ika a Maui (the head of Maui’s fish).

    If you’d prefer something a bit more literary and find yourself over the age of 15 Patricia Grace’s Tu has been adapted by Hone Kouka and is running at Circa Theatre.

    Want to hang with stars in another way? Author Mal Peet will be popping into the Central Library on Sunday to run a special one off creative writing course for young writers.

    In sport the local roller derby girls meet again in TSB for a bout between Smash Malice & Brutal Pageant.

    If you’ve tuned in to find something for your playlist this week why not try Portugal. The Man. Off of their new album Evil Friends here’s ‘Atomic Man’. Happy weekend!

  • Books, Grimm, New

    Looking forward to:

    12.06.13 | Permalink | Comments Off on Looking forward to:

    New novels from some popular authors (a couple of them a while in the making!), and a new series of Victorian intrigue.

    More than this, Patrick Ness (September) – “A boy named Seth drowns, desperate and alone in his final moments, losing his life as the pounding sea claims him. But then he wakes. He is naked, thirsty, starving. But alive. How is that possible? He remembers dying, his bones breaking, his skull dashed upon the rocks. So how is he here? And where is this place? It looks like the suburban English town where he lived as a child, before an unthinkable tragedy happened and his family moved to America. But the neighborhood around his old house is overgrown, covered in dust, and completely abandoned. What’s going on? And why is it that whenever he closes his eyes, he falls prey to vivid, agonizing memories that seem more real than the world around him? Seth begins a search for answers, hoping that he might not be alone, that this might not be the hell he fears it to be, that there might be more than just this…” (goodreads.com)

    The clockwork scarab, Colleen Gleason (September) – “Two young women of similar age and standing have disappeared: one found dead and the other still missing. The only clue to connect them is a small Egyptian clockwork scarab. Only Miss Stoker and Miss Holmes are well-positioned enough – similar in age and stature as they are to the victims – to investigate. An unlikely pair, the fierce Evaline Stoker and logical Mina Holmes must follow in the footsteps of their infamous families – Miss Holmes has inherited her Uncle Sherlock’s keen investigative skills, while Miss Stoker has accepted her family calling as a hunter of the undead. The partners must find a way to work together, while navigating the advances of a strange yet handsome American, a clever Scotland Yard investigator, and a cunning thief, to solve the mystery of the clockwork scarabs.” (goodreads.com) In case you missed it, the two main characters are the niece of Sherlock Holmes and the half-sister of Bram Stoker (author of Dracula). They’d be an awesome detective duo, we think. The first in a new series.

    Armageddon, James Patterson (Daniel X series – October) – “In the fifth installment of James Patterson’s action-packed Daniel X series, Daniel must now face an alien whose origins appear nearer to the depths of Hell than the outer reaches of the galaxy. Number Two is an unstoppable criminal that’s slowly been amassing an underground army of disgusting, disgruntled, and dangerous aliens to help him enslave Earth’s population. And it’s all in preparation for the arrival of Number One, the most powerful alien in the universe and Daniel’s arch-nemesis. To Daniel’s horror, thousands of humans defect to the alien’s side, making the odds of success that much more impossible. But for the first time in his life, Daniel isn’t alone in his fight. He’s connected with several military and intelligence groups–including the daughter of a prominent FBI agent – and is prepared to lead the ultimate showdown against the evil that has plagued planet Earth for so long. Readers, beware – and be prepared for a truly epic battle that evokes the ancient prophecies of Armageddon!” (goodreads.com)

    Picture me gone, Meg Rosoff (September) – we’ve been waiting ages for the new book from the bestselling author of How I Live Now. “Mila is on a roadtrip across the USA with her father. They are looking for his best friend but Mila discovers a more important truth. Sometimes the act of searching reveals more than the final discovery can. Adults do not have all the answers. It all depends what questions you ask. A brilliantly atmospheric exploration of someone on the brink of adulthood…” (amazon.co.uk)

  • Grimm, Most Wanted

    Most Wanted: June 2013

    11.06.13 | Permalink | Comments Off on Most Wanted: June 2013

    These are the ten most reserved / issued young adult titles as of today, including a couple of new titles – The Elite, the sequel to The Selection (a dystopian series), and the next Kitchen Princess omnibus.

    Divergent fans: don’t forget Allegiant, the final in the trilogy, which is out in October.

    1. The Fault in Our Stars, John Green [no change]
    2. Light, Michael Grant [up 3]
    3. Clockwork Princess, Cassandra Clare [down 1]
    4. 1D: One Direction: Forever Young [no change]
    5. Looking for Alaska, John Green [down 2]
    6. The Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins [no change]
    6. Catching Fire, Suzanne Collins [up 1]
    8. The Elite, Kiera Cass [new]
    9. Mockingjay, Suzanne Collins [back]
    10. Divergent, Veronica Roth [back]
    10. Insurgent, Veronica Roth [back]
    10. Kitchen Princess Omnibus 4, Miyuki Kobayashi [new]

  • Books, New, Rachel and Rebecca

    A Super New Book

    11.06.13 | Permalink | Comments Off on A Super New Book

    book cover courtesy of SyndeticsWhat’s so special about a new book you ask? Well, do you remember our inaugural post – graphic novels that aren’t about superheroes? Well we certainly do. Which is why we were so excited to discover this new book: Faith Erin Hicks’ The Adventures of Superhero Girl. This book hilariously demonstrates some of the tropes associated with superheroes. Tropes are devices and conventions that a writer can reasonably rely on as being present in the audience members’ minds and expectations. They’re kind of like signposts for a genre. So for superhero characters they’re things like: they must have a tragic past inspiring their life of crimefighting, or they must have an arch-nemesis. Superhero Girl struggles with these things, as well as less intense superhero problems like forgetting to take her mask off. Aaaaand some more everyday relatable problems like forgetting to update her mother on her life and accidentally shrinking her cape in the wash. That happens to us all the time.

    Superhero Girl is the funniest, most down-to-earth, almost ordinary superhero we’ve ever seen. Which is why this gem of a book gets a whole post to itself. It’s the lightheartedness that we love about this comic, which we’ve tried to capture in our teaser panels below…





    All images used with permission from Faith Erin Hicks

    Like what you see? Here in the library we have another graphic novel of hers: Friends with boys which you can also find online here. For more Faith Erin Hicks, check our her tumblr, twitter or website.

    Update: We now have Nothing Can Possibly Go Wrong which I’m super excited about!

  • Books, New, Rebecca

    New Books

    10.06.13 | Permalink | Comments Off on New Books

    The magical edition:

    book cover courtesy of SyndeticsRise of the fallen, Teagan Chilcott (202 pages) – Appearing as students at a local Brisbane high school, Emilie and Cael are centuries-old elementals on the run. Their inseparable bond starts to fray when Soul, an irresistible demon, comes on the scene and Emilie follows him into the savage world where she and Cael were once kept captive.

    First lines: “There was nothing but silence as I lay back on the soft, green grass of the oval. It was a clear day; the clouds that usually speckled the bright sky were missing.”

    book cover courtesy of SyndeticsInvisibility, Andrea Cremer and David Levithan (358 pages) – Stephen has been invisible for practically his whole life — because of a curse his grandfather, a powerful cursecaster, bestowed on Stephen’s mother before Stephen was born. So when Elizabeth moves to Stephen’s NYC apartment building from Minnesota, no one is more surprised than he is that she can see him. A budding romance ensues, and when Stephen confides in Elizabeth about his predicament, the two of them decide to dive headfirst into the secret world of cursecasters and spellseekers to figure out a way to break the curse.

    First lines: “I was born invisible. I have no idea how this worked. Did my mother go to a hospital, expecting me to be just another normal, visible baby?”

    book cover courtesy of SyndeticsSpellcaster, Claudia Gray (389 pages) – Descended from witches, high school senior Nadia can tell as soon as her family moves to Captive’s Sound that the town is under a dark and powerful spell. A sickness is infecting everyone and everything in the town, especially Mateo, the teenage local whose cursed dreams predict the future. Despite the forces pulling them apart, Nadia and Mateo must work together to break the chains of his curse, and to prevent a coming disaster that threatens the entire town.

    First lines: “Before anything else, Nadia felt the chill. She wasn’t sure why. Her father already had the car’s heat on because of the awful weather.”

    book cover courtesy of SyndeticsPantomime, Laura Lam (390 pages) – R. H. Ragona’s Circus of Magic is the greatest circus of Ellada. It’s a place where anything seems possible, where if you close your eyes you can believe that the magic and knowledge of the vanished Chimaera is still there. It’s a place where anyone can hide. Gene, the daughter of a noble family, runs away from the decadence of court to this circus of magic, where she meets runaway Micah, a runaway who has quickly become the circus’s rising star. But Gene and Micah have balancing acts of their own to perform, and a secret in their blood that could unlock the mysteries of Ellada.

    First lines: “”Well, boy,” the ringmaster said. “What can you do?” I swallowed. The clown who had found me eavesdropping tightened his grip on my shirt.”

    book cover courtesy of SyndeticsScarlet in the snow, Sophie Masson (318 pages) – When Natasha is forced to take shelter from a sudden, terrible blizzard, she is lucky to see a mansion looming out of the snow. Inside, it is beautiful despite the empty frames instead of paintings that hang on the walls. In the garden, she finds one perfect red rose about to bloom, a vivid splash of scarlet against the snow. Dreamily she reaches out a hand, only to have a terrifying, gigantic creature who looks like a cross between a bear and a man and demand vengeance on her for taking his rose. Sound familiar? There’s plenty of twists and intrigue to make this fairy tale fresh. Natasha will have a long journey, and many ordeals, ahead of her before there can be a happy ending.

    First lines: “‘Ah, there you are! I might have known I’d find you up here, scribbling like some old clerk. Look at you – you’ve got ink all over your fingers! No, stop, don’t do that, Natasha, you’ll get it on your nose too!'”

    book cover courtesy of SyndeticsFathomless, Jackson Pearce (291 pages) – Celia Reynolds is the youngest in a set of triplets and the one with the least valuable power. Anne can see the future, and Jane can see the present, but all Celia can see is the past. And the past seems so insignificant until Celia meets Lo who is fighting to remember her past. Once a human, she is now almost entirely a creature of the sea – a nymph, an ocean girl, a mermaid – all terms too pretty for the soulless monster she knows she’s becoming. There’s only one way for Lo to earn back her humanity. She must persuade a mortal to love her … and steal his soul.

    First lines: “There are lights at the surface. Lights so unlike the sun, that can’t reach down into the depths of the ocean. Lights we can see only when we look outside the water.”

    book cover courtesy of SyndeticsBetween the lives, Jessica Shirvington (330 pages) – For as long as she can remember, every 24 hours Sabine ‘shifts’, living each day twice. She has one life in Wellesley, Massachusetts (where she is rich, popular and has the charmed future) and a completely different life in Roxbury, Boston (where she is poor, a delinquent and with a hopeless future). All Sabine has ever wanted is the chance to live one life. When it seems this might finally be possible, Sabine begins a series of dangerous experiments to achieve her goal. But is she willing to risk everything to get it?

    First lines: “I am a liar. Not compulsive. Simply required. I am two people. Neither better than the other, no superpowers, no mystical destinies, no two-places-in-one-time mechanism – but two people.”

    book cover courtesy of SyndeticsA necklace of souls, R L Stedman (366 pages) – In a hidden kingdom a mysterious Guardian protects Dana’s people with the help of a magical necklace. But evil forces are also seeking the power of the necklace, and as the Guardian grows weaker these forces threaten to destroy the kingdom. With the help of her best friend, Will, and the enigmatic N’tombe, Dana, the rightful heir, must claim the power of the necklace and save her people. But the necklace takes a terrible toll on whoever wears it – a toll that Dana may not be prepared to face.

    First lines: “A true dream is when the events I see in my sleep have, or will happen. It’s a talent that runs in my family. I was thirteen when I had my first true dream. This was my dream.”

  • Books, Internet, Library Serf, Writing

    How is a book made?

    10.06.13 | Permalink | Comments Off on How is a book made?

    Ever wondered what goes into producing a book? Lauren Oliver, author of the bestselling Delirium trilogy, explains all about it in this series of videos, from coming up with an idea to printing and promoting.

  • Fashion Friday, Style Catalogue

    Get Your Gatsby On

    07.06.13 | Permalink | Comments Off on Get Your Gatsby On

    There are two fab events happening this week and I am excited! Luckily, they are both linked by one awesome theme: Gatsby. The Great Gatsby started showing in Wellington this week and I am sooooo excited to see it. Three reasons: huge Leonardo DiCaprio fan (he is seriously clever), always a fan of the classic-novel-turned-movie and, mostly, I LOVE 1920s flapper style! And the party scenes in the film trailer look nothing short of amazing. Such glamour; I can tell I’m going to love it already.

    The second sweet event this week is a Gatsby-themed farewell party!! It is for one of my best friends who is moving back to the UK (DISLIKE) but, my word, this 1920s party will definitely be a highlight. So this week I thought we would check out the extensive stocks we of Gatsby-themed books we have here at the library, as I try to put my costume together for Friday! Last minute, much?!

    Check out these to help you nail the art deco look:

    Syndetics book coverArt Deco fashion / Suzanne Lussier.
    “The costume and decor of the Ballets Russes took Paris by storm in 1909 and fuelled a mania for the exotic, for vibrant patterns and rich, luxurious textiles. It only took the genius of designers like Paul Poiret and Natalia Goncharova to transform these into garments that were bold, inventive and quintessentially modern. Ballet, theatre and cinema all lent ideas to mainstream fashion, as did artists of the avant-garde such as Sonia Delaunay.”–BOOK JACKET

    Syndetics book coverFashion Sourcebook 1920s / edited by Charlotte Fiell & Emmanuelle Dirix.
    “Saucy flappers and manic Charlestons, dramatic silent movies and the bigband euphoria of early jazz: the 1920s must surely rank amoung the most dashing eras in American styles history, and this volume documents in ravishing detail the clothing that helped make the decade so stylish and glamorous. Sumptuously illustrated with more than 600 original photographs, drawings and prints, Fashion Sourcebook 1920s focuses largely on the Art Deco period, with its beautiful beaded dresses, cloche hats and t-bar shoes as worn by the fahsionable flappers and the “bright young things” of the time.” (adaped from amazon.com)

    Syndetics book coverArt deco jewelry / Sylvie Raulet.
    “Explosion of color, drama of form, and juxtaposition of texture and contour best describe the jewelry of the Art Deco period, and Raulet has captured it all. Beginning with the ‘Birth of Art Deco’, jewelry is put in context with early 20th-century art movements and its development traced along with its renowned creators.” (Library Journal)

    Syndetics book coverThe 1920s / John Peacock.
    “The 1920s saw radical changes in dress such as the drop waist, the bias cut, beading, the flapper, the diamond choker, and the cigarette-holder. It was perhaps the first “modern” decade of the 20th century. This book is part of a series charting the development of women’s and men’s clothing from 1900 onwards. It includes complete descriptions of each garment and accessories, itemizing colour, cut, necklines, lapels, sleeves, pockets, fastenings, buttons and belts. The year-by-year format progresses through day wear, evening wear, sportswear, leisurewear, underwear, negligee and wedding wear.” (adapted from amazon.com)

    Syndetics book coverStyle me vintage : make-up : easy step-by-step techniques for creating classic looks / Katie Reynolds.
    “Step-by-step instructions in a beautiful retro-glam package provide everything needed to create authentic vintage looks-whether you want to look like Louise Brooks, Marilyn Monroe, or Madonna Filled with fantastically inspiring images, tips on the best makeup techniques and accessories, and easy-to-follow instructions, this resource provides everything a fashionista needs to create vintage looks from the 1920s to the 1980s.” (Syndetics summary)

    Syndetics book coverAmerican art deco : architecture and regionalism / Carla Breeze ; photography by Carla Breeze.
    “Architectural photographer Breeze provides color photographs of art deco buildings and architectural details from around the United States. Both interiors and exteriors are examined. Text, with the exception of some discussion of different regional styles, is kept to a minimum.” (Syndetics summary)

    And lastly… The Great Gatsby! We have a lush new copy (film tie-in version, yussss) so if you haven’t read it yet (‘fess up!) then get your hands on this one asap:

    Syndetics book coverThe great Gatsby / F. Scott Fitzgerald.The Great Gatsby
    “Robertson Dean’s rich, deep voice sweeps us into this classic with the same straightforward narrative elegance Fitzgerald gives his narrator, Nick Carraway. Dean manages to be moving without dramatic exaggeration, and to distinguish characters, male and female, without resort to stereotyping. He reifies Jay Gatsby in all his ambition and naivete, and paints Fitzgerald’s complex picture of love, power, money, and hypocrisy with simple sonority. This audio is a wonderful experience for old fans as well as first-time Fitzgerald readers, and it comes with a companion e-book.” (Publisher Weekly)

    I am still agonising over thinking about my outfit for the party… will have to keep you posted on that one!

  • Events, Happenings, Movies, Music, Sport, Wellington

    Winging Your Way Through The Weekend, 8-9 June

    06.06.13 | Permalink | Comments Off on Winging Your Way Through The Weekend, 8-9 June

    What up! Another weekend looms and here’s some sweet stuff to do with it.

    No doubt you’ve heard about The Great Gatsby (a lot) by now, it feels like they’ve been building hype for eternity. It’s finally here and it looks pretty suave! (Rated M)

    But did you know it was a book first? Sure was, it’s an American Classic by one great F. Scott Fitzgerald. Also, it’s not The GG’s first dance across the silver screen.

    Matariki 2013 celebrations start up in Poneke with the arrival of waka Te Matau a Maui. There’s a calender load of events to keep you busy over the next few weeks of the Maori new year celebration.

    Sporty peepz!  The Championship Tournament of the Woman’s Basketball League is at Te Rauparaha Arena over at neighb’s Porirua. Maori ball game Ki o Rahi will have a Matariki special in Waitangi Park from 6pm Friday night (brought to you by body R2R).

    The other big thing this weekend is our (Wellington’s) Jazz Festival. Before you scoff take note, Jazz is the original bad boy of music. You can thank it for paving the way to all our modern jams and the term “hipster”. Appreciate. There is a caps worthy TONNE of events going down for it. One pretty special looking one is the pop up jams planned for the city streets Friday and Saturday – keep your eyes peeled.

    Shakespeare fans beware this Globe On Screen viewing at Lighthouse Cinema (a nice follow up to the recent Sheila Winn festivities).

    Feeling exhausted yet?

    Here’s a diddy for the weekend playlist. Lorde’s most recent ‘Tennis Court’. Peace!
    Tennis Court by LordeMusic

  • Books, eBooks, Grimm, Library, New

    Lots of new eBooks!

    06.06.13 | Permalink | Comments Off on Lots of new eBooks!

    If you’re an eBook reader, then good news! We’ve got lots of new eBooks, courtesy of both Overdrive and Bolinda Digital.

    New from Overdrive

    Heaps and heaps, including:


    These are all new to Wellington City Libraries. Authors include Jaclyn Moriarty (of Feeling Sorry for Celia fame – although sadly no Feeling Sorry for Celia yet), Meg Cabot, John Marsden and many more!

    To read Bolinda eBook titles on a mobile device, just download the BorrowBox app:

    On desktop computers, you can download titles from our Bolinda website straight to Adobe Digital Editions (like for Overdrive eBooks).

    Do check our eBooks out! Literally!

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