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#BagABook from our New Zealand Collection

Update: All the books have been bagged! After an extraordinary turnout of staff and students today, all the duplicate titles have found new homes, and the giveaway has ended earlier than anticipated. Thank you to all who came to #BagABook. We hope you enjoy your new additions! 

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Are you a University of Auckland staff member or student with a love of Aotearoa New Zealand publications? #BagABook week is for you. 

The Library is hosting a giveaway week for duplicate book titles that are no longer part of our collection.  

So, bring an empty bag or grab one of ours and tell your bookshelves to make room for some new additions.  

When: From 8am Tuesday 10 August 2021 to Sunday 15 August 2021

Where: City Campus, Library Basement, General Library, Building 109 

Note:  

  • Free Library tote bags will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. 
  • This event will end on Sunday 15 August or earlier if all books have gone. 
  • Titles are available on a first-come, first-served basis. 

4 Comments

  • Roger van Ryn commented on 06/08/2021

    Sounds great thanks! Looking for “Richard Henry of Resolution Island”.. a New Zealand Book.

    • Libraries and Learning Services commented on 06/08/2021

      Kia Orāna Roger,
      We look forward to seeing you there! There is no list of titles to view prior to the event and all books are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

  • Dina Jezdic commented on 10/08/2021

    Will different books be available on different days?

    • Libraries and Learning Services commented on 11/08/2021

      Kia ora Dina,
      Thanks for this query and just to confirm that the giveaway has ended now.
      We had a great turnout on Tuesday and all the books have now found new homes.

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