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Programmes Ngā Hōtaka

Hastings District Libraries hold a wide range of programmes throughout the year, involving both children and adults.

During school holidays there's plenty happening across our three libraries to keep the kids entertained. We'll add activities and events to this page as the holiday break comes nearer, so keep checking in with us here, or through Facebook and Twitter.

Junior Holiday Events

Click on a library below to find out what we have on offer for the Winter School Holidays!

Stained Glass Art

Tuesday 9 July 10.00 - 11.00am
Pop in and create some beautiful stained glass window art that is ready for instant installation at home. Ages 5+.

Storytime Stories & Craft

Wednesday 10 July 10:30 - 11:15am
Join us for your weekly dose of stories, crafts and a song or two. All ages.

Snowball Fight!

Friday 12 July 10.00 - 11.00am
Team up, make a fort, defend your territory and engage in an epic (newspaper) snowball battle. Ages 4 - 7.

Unplugged Gaming

Monday 15 July 11.00am - 3.00pm
Drop in at your leisure, pick something from our great board games selection and play your friends and family during our drop in session. Ages 5+.

Storytime Stories & Craft

Wednesday 17 July 10:30 - 11:15am
Join us for your weekly dose of stories, crafts and a song or two. All ages.

Drive In Movie

Friday 19 July 1.30 - 4.00pm
Join us at 1:30 to make your own cardboard car out of craft supplies. Then at 2.00pm we will be watching a movie while sitting inside our brand new cars! All ages.

We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Unplugged Gaming

Monday 8 July 11.00am - 3:00pm
Drop in at your leisure, pick something from our great board games selection and play your friends and family during our drop in session. Ages 5+.

Spy School

Thursday 11 July 10.00 - 11.30am
Ever wanted to be a spy? We have everything you need, and a challenge to test your skills. Ages 7 - 12.

Holiday Movies

Friday 12 July 1.00 - 4.00pm
Avoid going outside in the cold by joining us for two family friendly movies. All ages.

Snowflake Structures

Thursday 18 Julyl 3 - 3.00pm
We might not get snow in Hastings, but join us in making your own edible snowflake structures, and take some home with you! Ages 5+.

We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

aMAZEing!

Tuesday 9 July 1.30 - 2.30pm
Bring a friend, test your instructional abilities and navigate your way through jumbo sized mazes. All while learning basic coding skills! Ages 7+.

Unplugged Gaming

Thursday 11 July 10.00am - 2:00pm
Drop in at your leisure, pick something from our great board games selection and play your friends and family during our drop in session. Ages 5+.

Stained Glass Art

Monday 15 July 2 - 3.00pm
Pop in and create some beautiful stained glass window art that is ready for instant installation at home. Ages 5+.

Spy School

Thursday 18 July 10 - 11.30am
Ever wanted to be a spy? We have everything you need, and a challenge to test your skills. Ages 7 - 12.

We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Hastings

Monday 10.00am - 6.00pm
Tuesday 9.00am - 8.00pm
Wednesday 9.00am - 6.00pm
Thursday 9.00am - 6.00pm
Friday 9.00am - 6.00pm
Saturday 10.00am - 4.00pm
Sunday 1.00pm - 4.00pm

Havelock North

Monday 10.00am - 6.00pm
Tuesday 9.00am - 6.00pm
Wednesday 9.00am - 6.00pm
Thursday 9.00am - 6.00pm
Friday 9.00am - 6.00pm
Saturday 10.00am - 4.00pm
Sunday CLOSED

Flaxmere

Monday 10.00am - 6.00pm
Tuesday 9.00am - 6.00pm
Wednesday 9.00am - 6.00pm
Thursday 9.00am - 6.00pm
Friday 9.00am - 6.00pm
Saturday 10.00am - 4.00pm
Sunday CLOSED

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