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Keen | Poetry Reading with 2019 Ockham NZ Book Award Nominees

Join us on Saturday to hear four of the 2019 Ockham Book Award Nominees read from their latest poetry collections! Featured poets will be: David Eggleton, Erik Kennedy, Michael Steven and Annabel Wilson.

Saturday 16 February, 5.30 - 6.30pm

Scorpio Books, BNZ Centre 120 Hereford Street

All welcome, no RSVP required


Author Talk | With the End in Mind

Dr Kathryn Mannix explores the biggest taboo in our society and makes a compelling case for the therapeutic power of approaching death not with trepidation but with openness, clarity and understanding. 
In association with Canterbury Integrated Palliative Care Services

Friday 1 March, 5.30pm drinks for a 6pm start

Scorpio Books, BNZ Centre 120 Hereford Street

Refreshments provided




Storytime | with Scorpio Books


Storytime is back in 2019! Join us for a fun, story-filled half hour on the first Friday of each month. We'll be reading from our favourite stories, new and classic. Preschool children, along with their favourite adult, are welcome. Storytime will be held in the Children's Corner of Scorpio Books.

1 March, 5 April, 3 May, 7 June

10:30am at Scorpio Books