Beyond the Bookshelves: Miraculous Medieval Manuscripts

Follow the journey of a rare manuscript, from the curators’ selection to a book conservator's assessment, and finally, to find its place in our Miraculous Medieval Manuscripts exhibition.

Learn about what’s required for the care and handling of a medieval manuscript and enjoy a peek into the process of bringing an exhibition to life with Auckland Council Libraries Heritage Collections.

Visit the Miraculous Medieval Manuscripts exhibition on Level 2, Central City Library until 11 November 2023

Browse the collection on Kura Heritage Collections Online.


Auckland Council Libraries

Ngaio Vince-Dewerse – Book Conservator 

Renee Orr & Jane Wild – Rare Book Specialists and Exhibition Curators

Sue Berman – Project Lead


Popular Ltd

Director and Videographer – Benj Brooking

Post-Production Director – Juliana Machado


Additional thanks

Auckland Council Libraries Heritage Collections and Engagement teams; Digital Assets Team,  Conservation and Preservation Team, Library and Learning Services.

Made with Content Creation Funds Auckland Council Libraries 2022/2023