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Tararua Tramping Club

Te rōpū hikoi o te pae maunga o Tararua   -   Celebrating 100 years of tramping

TTC Library

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The clubrooms are the home of our library.

What the library offers

  • Over 1,200 books available for loan, including guidebooks, biographies, anthologies and recipe books
  • Books about: climbing, cycling, mountaineering, skiing, tramping, walks and tracks, bushcraft, conservation, first aid, search and rescue, New Zealand flora & fauna, landscapes, islands, national parks, the Southern Alps, South Island High Country, Antarctica, European Alps, the Himalaya
  • Book reviews, in recent editions of Backcountry bulletin or via the online library catalogue on the website.
  • The latest Wilderness magazines
  • A database at TTC Library catalogue for searching for titles and authors or by subject matter.

Using the library

  • Come into the library before and after club night meetings to browse the collection.
  • To borrow a book or magazine: enter details in the Issues Book
  • Loan periods are two weeks for new books and three weeks for other books and magazines.
  • Returning a book or magazine: use the box in the library labelled RETURNS. Please return all borrowed items promptly.
  • Library amnesty: Books and magazines borrowed from the library some time ago can be returned with no questions asked. Please have a look around at home to see if you have any overdue TTC library books.

Cataloguing

Two or three-letter coding is used for each category:

  • Antarctica ANT
  • Biographies B and then the first three letters of name of the person the book is about. e.g. Edmund Hillary B HIL
  • Bushcraft BUS
  • Conservation CON
  • Cooking & Recipes REC
  • First Aid & Rescue FAR
  • Flora & Fauna F&F
  • New Zealand General NZG
  • North Island NI
  • Snowsports SNO
  • South Island SI
  • Watersports WAT

Acquisitions

See the Library catalogue for details.

Librarian

Susi Lang -> mailto:ttc [period] librarian [snail] ttc [period] org [period] nz?Subject=Query from TTC website

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