Category Archives: Books

Standing Room Only, Radio NZ National

Poems in the Waiting Room featured on Radio NZ National’s Sunday afternoon programme Standing Room Only this week. The four poets who won our 2016 poetry competition read their winning poems throughout the show. From Kapiti, Christchurch, Queenstown and Dunedin … Continue reading

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Delicious

Why not head over to our Lilliputlibraries.wordpress.com blog and check out our delicious and delightful ‘have a look, take a book’ neighbourhood libraries.  

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Kisses in Store

October 31 and it’s our national Bookshop Day. We headed down to the UBS and wandered around enjoying the atmosphere, a bustling shop, children listening to stories, people conversing, authors talking to families and the staff dishing out chocolate kissses … Continue reading

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October news

I know Lilliput Libraries has its very own blogsite but we’re so excited about the installation of our first Lilliput we’ve tumbled over here into the PitWR blog. AND we have a new addition to our team. Click the Behind the Scenes … Continue reading

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Fracking & Hawk

Pat White is the judge  for the Poems in the Waiting Room 2016 poetry competition. His latest book is Fracking & Hawk.   Fracking & Hawk is published by Frontiers Press, and will be launched on 28th August, National Poetry Day, … Continue reading

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Lilliput News and Thanks

  A successful funding application, a visit to Cargill Enterprises, a meeting with Bunnings coming up and the Lilliput Libraries project is going ahead. Check out all the news here. To the kind person who sent an anonymous donation ‘for … Continue reading

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Lilliput Libraries

After work on Wednesday I set off on a ‘begging trip’ around the local hardware stores. I was hoping to get offcuts or maybe, just maybe, convince one store to supply me with free materials so we could get the first … Continue reading

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Books, on the House

The 2015 Poems in the Waiting Room (NZ) project is under way. We’re establishing little neighbourhood libraries, book boxes, or the name we’re playing with right now is, “Books, on the House”. They’ll be placed around Dunedin properties in the … Continue reading

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Thanks, and News

HUGE THANKS to the person who made an anonymous donation within minutes of the last post being livened. We are so very appreciative of your generosity. The competition entries continue to flow in daily. You’ve still got time to compose a … Continue reading

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Summer 2014 braille edition

  Sincere thanks to the FOR EVERY ONE Charitable Foundation. Their sponsorship has covered the cost of transcribing and printing the Winter, Spring, Summer 2014 and Autumn 2015 editions of our braille poetry booklets.  

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