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Give your community a trip around the world – no passport required!

Each month we’ll be highlighting a different destination. With each stop you’ll learn interesting facts about the language, culture, and literature from that location. Over the past year we have visited Bogotá, Colombia; Guangzhou, China; Paris, France; Udaipur, India and more.

Celebrate the diversity of your community by shopping the recommended lists and featured content to build a robust collection to serve everyone’s needs. And don’t forget to download the accompanying marketing kits below to promote your new titles to your patrons!

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Where are we now?

The 2024 World Literary Tour is proud to announce it’s next destination: Auckland, New Zealand is a vibrant literary hub, fostering a rich tapestry of storytelling that intertwines the country’s unique cultural heritage with contemporary voices from across the globe.

Join us in celebrating New Zealand culture with our selection of curated books, films and educational resources from June 1-30.

Great Titles from this month’s stop

Lioness by Emily Perkins Did I Ever Tell You This? by Sam Neill Ora by Leonie Pihama & Linda Tuhiwai Smith Let’s Celebrate Matariki by Abel Junior Tutagalevao Te Wehenga by Mat Tait
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Explore more stops

See our list of past, present, and future World Literary Tour stops below! For each active stop you can SHOP language-based content in marketplace and then PROMOTE your newly updated collections to your patrons using our easily customizable marketing kits and templates.

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August 2023

Singapore, Southeast Asia
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September 2023

San Juan, Puerto Rico
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October 2023

Xi’An, China
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November 2023

Delhi, India
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January 2024

Berlin, Germany
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February 2024

Hangzhou, China
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March 2024

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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April 2024

Seoul, South Korea
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May 2024

Buenos Aires, Argentina
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June 2024

Auckland, New Zealand
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July 2024

Krakow, Poland
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August 2024

Singapore, Southeast Asia
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September 2024