Members Updated on eServices from Auckland Libraries at November Meeting

At our November Monthly Meeting (the last for the year) Hilary Arrowsmith and her assistant Clare, from the Remuera Library, conducted a very interactive session to update all present on how to install and use the latest library-related apps. Members had brought their various Apple iPads or Android Tablets but … Continue reading

Libraries’ digital alternative to bricks and mortar: February meeting sees way in

I did as I was told. I had a play. And could have kept on “playing” while in fact unearthing some fascinating trivia. Did you know for instance that floods on the Kalgoolie goldfields late in January 1939 resulted from abnormal rainfall of 18 inches in that week. The mean annual … Continue reading

Lecture on E-Books and Digital Services Proves Popular

At our May Monthly Meeting, Eli McAlpine and Baruk Jacob from the Digital Services Group of the Auckland City Library gave a very informative lecture and fielded what must surely be a record number of questions from a full Seminar Room. To see a PDF copy of their PowerPoint presentation … Continue reading