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 October 2017, many of which are found on the new books display in the Library Reading Room.
Current affairs are discussed in The 9th floor : conversations with five New Zealand prime ministers by Guyon Espiner and Tim Watkin, and Precarity : uncertain, insecure and unequal lives in Aotearoa New Zealand, edited by Shiloh Groot and others. A new publication from the Smithsonian Museum considers Challenging collections : approaches to the heritage of recent science and technology, edited by Alison Boyle and Johannes-Geert Hagman, and John E. Martin’s new book looks at Illuminating our world : 150 years of the Royal Society Te Aparangi.
Other new titles of interest include Archaeology of the Solomon Islands by Richard Walter & Peter Sheppard, By their fruits you will know them : early Maori leaders in the Mormon Church. Volume 2 edited by Selwyn Katene, and The next vintage : the Babich family and 100 years of New Zealand wine by Michael Bassett and Judith Bassett.
These books are reference-use only for the public, but can be browsed and enjoyed in the Library Reading Room on the second floor.