All welcome to attend these free events - we'd love to see you!
Come along and get your winter reading sorted at POPPIES BOOK APPRECIATION CLUB. Join us at Poppies for a cosy book evening or book morning chatting about new books, old books, favourite books - all very welcome! Bring a friend along or your own book club/group. Dates & times as below. Any changes please check details on our Poppies New Plymouth website (events) or our Facebook page.
BOOK APPRECIATION CLUB (Evening) - Wednesday 17th July - 5.30pm - 6.30pm
BOOK APPRECIATION CLUB (Morning) - Tuesday 23 July - 10.30am - 11.30am
BOOK APPRECIATION CLUB (Evening) - Wednesday 21 August - 5.30pm - 6.30pm
BOOK APPRECIATION CLUB (Morning) - Tuesday 27 August - 10.30am - 11.30am
BOOK LAUNCH - 'Scented' by Laurence Fearnley (Penguin NZ). Friday, 27th September - time to be advised.
'Scented' is a compelling and poignant search for identity through perfume.
CHILDREN'S BOOK LAUNCH - 'Cleo & Rob' by Helen Brown (Allen & Unwin) . Saturday, 26th October - time to be advised.
A kitten called Cleo steps into six-year-old Rob's life after his big brother, Sam, dies. With Cleo's help, Rob discovers that, even through the toughest times, healing can happen. Based on true events in author Helen Brown's family, this heartwarming story first appeared as a world-wide bestselling book for adults, 'Cleo'.
BOOK FAN CLUB - Tuesday, 25 June - 10.30am - 11.30am.
BOOK FAN CLUB - Wednesday, 19 June - 5.30pm - 6.30pm.
KIDS BOOK READINGS - JAMES RUSSELL DRAGON BROTHERS BOOKS, WED 29TH MAY - 2PM.
2019 SIMULTANEOUS STORYTIME - WED 22ND MAY - 1PM.
AUTHOR TALK - 'True to Ireland' by Peter Burke (The Cuba Press) 27 April
BOOK LAUNCH - 'Loving Sylvie' by Elizabeth Smither (Allen & Unwin) 2 April
AUTHOR TALK - 'The Invading Sea' by Neville Peat (The Cuba Press) 4 March
BOOK LAUNCH - 'Not Bad People' by Brandy Scott (Harper Collins) 20 February
BOOK LAUNCH - 'Nature of New Zealand' by Jane Dove Juneau (South Pacific Light Press) 4 December 2018