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 December 2016, many of which are found on the new books display in the Library Reading Room.
These include recent publications The Great War for New Zealand : Waikato 1800-2000 by Vincent O'Malley, and Sacred histories in secular New Zealand edited by Geoffrey Troughton and Stuart Lange. Explore the colourful creations of Susan Holmes : fabric artist in the exhibition catalogue by Cerys Dallaway-Davidson, which accompanies the current Objectspace exhibition. Clive Fugill looks at the mythical, traditional and modern stories of the making and use of carving tools in his new book Te toki me te whao : the story and use of Maori tools, and Deborah Dunsford looks at the history of an Auckland suburb in Mt Albert : then and now.
These books are reference-use only for the public, but can be browsed and enjoyed in the Library Reading Room on the second floor.