18 Dec 2019

National Library withdraws 600,000 books from its collection

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 1:15 pm on 18 December 2019

The National Library in Wellington is withdrawing 600,000 books from its overseas collections, to make room for the library's growing New Zealand and Pacific collection. The withdrawn books free up more than 24,000 metres of shelf space for new books.

The National Library's Director of Content Services Rachel Esson tells us more.

Books withdrawn from the National Library's overseas published collection

Books withdrawn from the National Library's overseas published collection Photo: Supplied / National Library