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Newsletter-53-June-2016

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2016 The 2016 Annual General Meeting of the Society of Friends of the Dorothy Neal White Collection is being held on Tuesday 22 June 2016 at 5:30pm. Following drinks and nibbles Research Librarian, Children’s Literature, Mary Skarott, will give a presentation Special Prize for Gardening: school and…

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Children’s Literature Masters Paper at the University of Waikato in Semester B.

In semester B (starting July 18) the Faculty of Education at the University of Waikato will offer a masters level paper entitled ‘ALED 551-15B Special Topic: Children’s Literature and Educational Contexts’. This paper will begin with a block course at the Hamilton campus on Friday 22nd and Saturday 23rd July…

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Newsletter 52 December 2015

END-OF-YEAR EVENT 2015 On Tuesday 8 December 2015 the Friends are holding their final event for 2015. Following drinks and nibbles committee members will read from favourite seasonal stories. Time: 5:30pm drinks & nibbles 6:00pm readings Venue: Tiakiwai Conference Centre National Library of New Zealand (use Aitken Street entrance) EVERYBODY…

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The University of Otago Centre for the Book announces 2015 symposium

The University of Otago Centre for the Book is delighted to announce its 2015 annual symposium in Dunedin, New Zealand’s UNESCO City of Literature. The event will feature an opening lecture by Julia Marshall, an Otago graduate and editor of the very successful children’s publisher, Gecko Press, on Thursday evening…

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StoryLines Awards Deadline October 2015

Storylines Children’s Literature Trust of New Zealand Reminder to aspiring children’s and YA writers – 31 October deadline is not far off. The Storylines Trust reminds New Zealand’s children’s and YA writers that the closing date for submissions for its three annual manuscript awards Is not far away. October 31 is the final day…

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Storylines Free Family Day

Storylines Free Family Day Wellington, Sunday 23 August 2015 Are you passionate about helping kids read? Family Day is getting closer! Storylines Free Family Days help kids meet New Zealand authors and illustrators and have fun with their books. Crafts, live performances, face-painting, competitions, and activities help kiwi books come  to life…

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IBBY Congress 2016 in Auckland – call for abstracts

IBBY (International Board on Books for Young People) Biennial Congress to be held in Auckland in August next year. IBBY is an amazing organisation with sections in more than 70 countries, many of whom will send representatives to New Zealand for the congress. The Congress will include the awarding of…

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Newsletter 29 November 2001

Dorothy Neal White Newsletter 29 November 2001 END OF YEAR FUNCTION On Tuesday 27 November 2001 we are going to celebrate two significant events for the Friends. The Minister for the National Library, Marian Hobbs, has graciously accepted our invitation to present the inaugural Friends of the Dorothy Neal White…

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Newsletter 23 May 1998

Dorothy Neal White Newsletter 23 May 1998 END OF YEAR FUNCTION ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 1997 The AGM was held on Wednesday 26 November 1997 in the Auditorium Foyer, National Library of New Zealand. As usual, Friends met from 5.30pm for drinks, nibbles and chat. At 6pm they gathered for the…

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Newsletter 24 March 1999

Dorothy Neal White Newsletter 24 March 1999 END OF YEAR FUNCTION DOROTHY NEAL WHITE – THE BOOK Books – Notes – Authors no. 7 Dorothy Neal White: a tribute is now available. The Friends of the Dorothy Neal White Collection, of which Dorothy was the first patron, have gathered together…