Have you been inspired and want to learn more about topics explored at the Auckland Museum? Come and visit the Museum Library and read more about them.
Browse the latest book arrivals from March 2017, many of which are found on the new books display in the Library Reading Room.
These include recent New Zealand publications such as Real, Raw and Relatable : A collection of stories from the people of South Auckland, edited by Maree Steunebrink and Roxanne Leech, which shares the lives of people who have taken part in the ‘Humans of South Auckland’ project. Alison Sutherland uncovers the story of Arapawa Island’s goat population in No Ordinary Goat : The story of New Zealand's Arapawa Goats, and Christopher Paxton looks at an Auckland church parish’s community in The Church on the Corner : A history of Selwyn Anglican Church Mangere East, 1863-2012. In Doctors in Denial : The Forgotten Women in the 'Unfortunate Experiment' , Dr Ronald Jones tells his story from the National Women’s Hospital and the public enquiry around the medical experiment, and in A Land of Milk and Honey? : Making sense of Aotearoa New Zealand edited by Avril Bell [et al.] , leading social scientists look at contemporary New Zealand.
These books are reference-use only for the public, but can be browsed and enjoyed in the Library Reading Room on the second floor.