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 January 2017, many of which are found on the new books display in the Library Reading Room.
These include new publications on our fascinating natural history, such as Michael Heads’ Biogeography and evolution in New Zealand and George Gibbs’ Ghosts of Gondwana : the history of life in New Zealand. The built-up environment is explored in The big smoke : New Zealand cities, 1840-1920 by Ben Schrader, and social and cultural life is discussed in New Zealand jazz life by Norman Meehan and Tony Whincup and Maori Television : the first ten years by Jo Smith. Recent art publications include A passion for fashion : the life of Lindsay Kennett master milliner, as told to and written by Hilary E. Hunt, and John Parker : cause and effect, edited by Mary Barr, a catalogue of the recent exhibition at West Auckland’s Te Uru Contemporary Gallery.
These books are reference-use only for the public, but can be browsed and enjoyed in the Library Reading Room on the second floor.