Events everywhere

This is a growing list and will be constantly added to. All events take place on 11 August, and most but not all are at 11am.

Kaitaia Library @ 11.00: John Haines reading
Kaikohe Library @ 11.00: Janine McVeagh reading
Keri Keri Library @ 11.00: Margaret Cahill reading
Rawene Library @ 11.00 Claire Deighton reading
Dargaville Library @ 10.30: Maureen Sudlow, Pauline Gough and Gwen Aldersley reading.
Whangarei Central @ 11.00: Lesley Marshall and Kath Wynn

To see a full list of participating Auckland libraries, go here. This list will be updated constantly as more libraries confirm their events. 
Warkworth Library @ 11.00 with Maria Gill
Orewa Library @ 11.00 with Judy Lawn
Albany Library @ 9.45 with Steve Barker, Vivienne Lingard
Birkenhead Library @ 11.00 with Sally Sutton
Takapuna Library @ 11.00 with Julie Scott
Devonport Library @ 11.00 with Michaela Sangl
Auckland Central Library @ 10.30am with Melinda Szymanik

Remuera Library @ 11.00 with Diana Menefy
Mt Albert Library @ 11.00 with Elena de Roo
Leys Institute (Ponsonby) 11.00 with Jill Marshall and Sue Copsey
Mt Roskill Library @ 11.00 with Sher Foley
Epsom Library @ 10.30 with Debbie Newman
Howick Library @ 11.00 with Leonie Agnew, Anna Gowan, Lynley Jones and Victoria Azaro
Papakura Library @ 11.00 with Clare Scott
Papatoetoe Library @ 11.30 with Heather Haylock and Jack Gabolinscy
Raglan Library @ 11.00 with Sarah Johnson
Ranui Library @ 11.00 with Marianne Simpkins
Massey Library @ 11.00 with poet Paula Green

Sylvia Ashton-Warner Library, Faculty of Education, University of Auckland @ 11.00: Margaret Mahy Storytelling session

Auckland Museum 12.00 - 1.30pm: Sandra Morris reads Margaret Mahy stories while Nina Rycroft draws 'Down the Back of the Chair' characters.

Auckland Town Hall @ 2.30 pm: Storylines Margaret Mahy public memorial - with contributions from children, fellow writers, and professional organisations.


Paeroa Library 10-11 am: with  Rowena Buchanan

Waihi Library 9:30am-12:30pm: “The Maggical World of Margaret Mahy” DVD playing.

Moggies Market Katikati @11am: Find Nana Gaye in the purple wig and she will read some of Margaret Mahy's wonderful stories.

Tauranga Central Library @ 2pm Authors Susan Brocker, Amanda McFadden and Iris Stockwell reading Margaret Mahy books

Garden Place Library @ 11.00, Hamilton Central: Feana Tu'akoi and Bev Wood
Hillcrest Library @ 11.00, Masters Avenue: Sharon Holt
Glenview Library @ 11.00, McDonald Road: Teachers Emma Baker and Helen le Heron
Dingsdale Library @ 11.00, Whatawhata Road: Storyteller Hannah May
St Andrews Library @ 11.00, Braid Road:  Alison Robertson and Dorinda Kirkpatrick
Chartwell Library @ 11.00, Lynden Court:  Authors Gretchen Brassington, Phyllis Johnston and Barbara Morris

Cambridge Library@ 11 am: Illustrator Deb Hinde reads her favourite Margaret Mahy titles

Thames Library: Author Dawn McMillan reads  - details TBC

Otorohanga Library@11am: Otorohanga college librarian Maree Bublitz reads her favourite Margaret Mahy stories

Te Awamutu
Te Awamutu Library @ 11am: Author Tui Allen reads her favourite Margaret Mahy titles

Whakatane Library @ 10.30am: Storyteller Tanya Batt performs a Margaret Mahy story

Rotorua District Library @ 11am: Margaret Mahy stories, poems, crafts and fun.

HB Williams Memorial Library @11am: Margaret Mahy reading with special guest councillor Nona Aston.

Taupo Library @ 2.30 pm: Author Kathy White and illustrator Donovan Bixley perform Margaret Mahy stories and create a mural

Hawkes Bay
Napier Library @ 11 am: Adele Broadbent and other local authors read
Hastings Library @ 11am: Staff read and share in the tribute to Margaret Mahy

South Taranaki
Eltham LibraryPlus @ 10.30 am: stories and crafts with Josephine Gibson
Hawera LibraryPlus @ 11 am: stories and crafts with Ann-Louise Vonk

Palmerston North
Palmerston North Library @ 11am: Ross Meads reads in the Children's Zone.

Almo's Bookshop, Carterton @ 11am: Author Ali Foster and illustrator Viv Walker read.

Readings will take place here - details TBA

Kapiti Coast
Kapiti Coast Libraries are participating - details TBA

Porirua Library @ 11am: Author Juliette MacIver reads.

Hutt Valley
Upper Hutt Library @ 11am: Readings with librarians and Whitireia radio school students
Eastbourne Library @11am: Authors Jenny Hessell, Jill Harris and Maggie Rainey-Smith read their favourite Margaret Mahy stories, then at 11.30am a bewigged librarian will lead children down to Rona Gallery Bookshop to make treasure chairs and hear more stories.
Naenae Library @ 11am
Wainuiomata Library @ 11am
Petone @ 11am
War Memorial Library @ 11am: Readings with librarians; authors Barbara Else and Maureen Crisp; and illustrator Sam Broad.

Brooklyn Library @11am: Authors Eirlys Hunter and Pippa Werry read
Karori Library @11am: Author-illustrator Sabrina Malcolm and poet Helen Vivienne Fletcher read
Cummings Park Library (Ngaio) @ 11am: Author Iona McNaughton and children's book consultant Barbara Murison read 4 favourite stories
Miramar Library @ 11am:  Whitireia radio student Toby Gray reads.
Kilbirnie Library @ 11am:  Author Johanna Knox reads - come dressed up as your favourite Margaret Mahy character!
Tawa Library @ 11am: Whitireia radio student Paula Collins reads.

Te Papa @11am: Readings and activities around Te Papa until 12.30.

Wellington Central Library 
@ 11 am:  Author-illustrator Fifi Colston reads Down the Back of the Chair and demonstrates craft activity
At a later time TBC: Storyteller Moira Wairama reads from Margaret Mahy's YA work

Golden Bay
Takaka Memorial Library @ 11am: Margaret Mahy storytime

Tasman District Library @11am: Margaret Mahy read in the Constance Barnicoat Room
Nelson Library @ 12 noon: Margaret Mahy read in the Elma Turner Library Activity Room

Grey District Library @11am: With children's librarian and school journal poet Greg O'Connell

Central Library, Peterborough @ 11.30am: Readings with Lynette and Lyn Gifford.
Fendalton Library @ 11am will read Margaret Mahy stories
Lyttelton Library @ 11am will read Margaret Mahy stories
New Brighton Library @ 11am will read Margaret Mahy stories
Upper Riccarton Library @ 11am will read Margaret Mahy stories

Ashburton Public Library @ 11am: Margaret Mahy story time.

Oamaru Public Library @ 11am: readings in the children's area with librarian Fiona Kerr.

Queenstown Library @ 11am: author Jillian Sullivan reads.

Alexandra Library @ 11am: Authors Kyle Mewburn and Pauline Cartwright read their favourite Margaret Mahy books

In transit
Some authors are in cars or planes but will whip out a Margaret Mahy book and read to children on the 11th August:  Chris Gurney, Craig Smith,  Michelle Powles, Bruce Potter, Lucy Davey ...

Brian Falkner and other SCBWI authors intend to do Margaret Mahy storytelling sessions - information to come.

Edinburgh Library - Hannah Smith and other Fringe Festival authors/librarians intend doing a Margaret Mahy storytelling session - information to come.

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