Delve into our Collections and discover your next read with curated lists and suggestions from Hamilton City Libraries staff.

New Year Challenge Launch Tile

New Year Learner Challenge

Sunday 2 January | Adult Non-Fiction

Have you made learning a resolution this year? Why not take on the New Year Learner Challenge from LinkedIn Learning!

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FFR Peanut Butter Falcon

Friday Film Review: The Peanut Butter Falcon

Friday 31 December | Adult Fiction

David from Hillcrest Library reviews films each Friday. This week, he reviews The Peanut Butter Falcondirected by Tyler Nilson and Michael Schwartz.

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LibChoice Seven Sisters

Librarian's Choice: Seven Sisters Series

Thursday 30 December | Adult Fiction, Librarians Choice

Lucinda Riley's Seven Sisters series follows a group of sisters as they each explore past connections and identity.

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FFR Parasite

Friday Film Review: Parasite

Friday 24 December | Adult Fiction

David from Hillcrest Library reviews films each Friday. This week, he reviews Parasitedirected by Bong Joon-ho

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lighter side of life

The Lighter Side of Life

Friday 24 December | Adult Fiction

Looking for a great holiday read? Leah's list of light-hearted and dreamily romantic eBooks and eAudiobooks from our Digital Library are a great way to enjoy this summer! Click any book title to…

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FFR Emma

Friday Film Review: Emma

Friday 17 December | Adult Fiction

David from Hillcrest Library reviews films each Friday. This week, he reviews Emmadirected by Autumn de Wilde.

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The Four Winds reading map

The Four Winds Reading Map

Friday 10 December | Adult Fiction

If you liked The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah because of its strong female lead and Depression-era setting, we have some more suggestions we think you'll like! Click on any book to check…

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Bookception Cover Image


Friday 12 November | Adult Fiction

We're excited to welcome you back to our community libraries! Jessa has put together this display of books about books for all of you bookworms who were missing us.

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Heritage Lit Awards

NZSA New Zealand Heritage Literary Awards 2021

Monday 1 November | NZ Books, Adult Non-Fiction, Adult Fiction, Children

The New Zealand Society of Authors announced the winners and runners-up of this year's New Zealand Heritage Literary Awards at the Christchurch Heritage Festival on 22 October.

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After Twilight

Lockdown: After Twilight

Friday 29 October | Young Adult

It's Halloween this weekend, so what better time to read books about vampires? All of these books are available as eBooks (and some as eAudiobooks) via our Digital Library so…

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LibChoice Navigating the Stars

Librarian's Choice: Navigating the Stars

Friday 22 October | Adult Non-Fiction, Librarians Choice, NZ Books

This beautifully rendered, oral history retelling, weaves together the history of New Zealand, as known in Maaori traditional narratives.

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Funny Funky Feminine Fun

Lockdown: Funny, Funky, Feminine Fun

Friday 15 October | Adult Fiction

In the mood for something on the lighter side? These funny "chick lit" titles could be just the thing to listen to this weekend! All available in eAudiobook format from…

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