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The Summer holidays are here, and we've got heaps happening across our three libraries to keep the kids entertained. Check out the listings below and don't forget to keep checking in with us on Facebook and Twitter, too!

Click to find out what we have on offer for the Summer School Holidays!

Make Create Do: Hour of Code

HAVELOCK NORTH LIBRARY Thursday 5 December 3.30 - 4.30pm
Ever wanted to give coding a go? Come along for a full hour of online and offline coding and if you’re lucky, control our robots too. Ages 7+

Paper Planes

HASTINGS LIBRARY Friday 13 December 3.30 - 4.30pm
Investigate aerodynamics! Make a paper plane and test it against other makers. Ages 7+.

Christmas Whānau Storytime

HASTINGS LIBRARY Sunday 15 December 2 - 3.00pm
Join us at our last Sunday storytime for 2019 with Christmas stories, songs and crafts. All ages.

The Great Lego Continuous Build

HAVELOCK NORTH LIBRARY 16 - 22 December - During opening hours
Its back! Drop in anytime over the week to lend your engineering and design skills to our Lego build. Ages 5+.

Christmas Storytimes

HASTINGS LIBRARY Wednesday 18 December 10.30 - 11.30am
Join us at our last preschool storytime in Hastings Library for 2019 with Christmas stories, songs and crafts. All ages.

FLAXMERE LIBRARY Thursday 19 December 10.30 - 11.30am
Join us at our last preschool storytime in Flaxmere Library for 2019 with Christmas stories, songs and crafts. All ages.

HAVELOCK NORTH LIBRARY Wednesday 18 December 10.30 - 11.30am
Join us at our last preschool storytime in Havelock North Library for 2019 with Christmas stories, songs and crafts. All ages.

Make Create Do: Eco Scavenger Hunt

HAVELOCK NORTH LIBRARY Thursday 19 December 3.30 - 4.30pm
Find at least five things on our Eco Scavenger Hunt, report back with your findings and show us that you're an Eco Champion! Ages 5+

The Great Lego Continuous Build

HASTINGS LIBRARY 23 December 2019 - 5 January 2020
Drop in anytime over the week to lend your engineering and design skills to our Lego build. Ages 5+.

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

A Busy Bee Afternoon

HASTINGS LIBRARY Wednesday 8 January 2 - 4.00pm
Drop in to create some bee friendly DIYs for the garden. Ages 5+.

Slime Village!

FLAXMERE LIBRARY Thursday 9 January 10 - 11.00am
Who wants to make cakes when you can make slime? Join us at Flaxmere for this slimetastic event. Ages 5+. LIMTED PLACES - FIRST IN FIRST SERVED

Junk to Funk

FLAXMERE LIBRARY Friday 10 January 10.00am - 12.00pm
Get crafty  with the library’s supplies of materials! Can you make something from an item that can't be recycled? What projects can you dream up? All ages.

Paper Planes

HAVELOCK NORTH LIBRARY Monday 13 January 2.00 - 3.00pm
Investigate aerodynamics! Make a paper plane and test it against other makers. Ages 5+.

Stories, Milo & Magic

HASTINGS LIBRARY Tuesday 14 January 6 - 7.00pm
Come along in your PJs or onesies for a wonderful evening of stories with Lou and magic performed the Great Wardini. Milo to be served!. All ages. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

DIY Bird Feeders

HAVELOCK NORTH LIBRARY Wednesday 15 January 10.30 - 11.30am
Bring an old (clean!) milk bottle and we will help you transform it into a bird feeder! All ages. LIMTED PLACES - FIRST IN FIRST SERVED

Blast from the Past!

HASTINGS LIBRARY Thursday 16 January 2 - 3.00pm
Join Jake from Sustainable Backyard to look at fossils and specimens and learn what is under the sea. Suitable 7+. 

The Great Lego Continuous Build

FLAXMERE LIBRARY  20 - 25 January - Diuring opening hours
Drop in anytime over the week to lend your engineering and design skills to our Lego build. Ages 5+.

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

End of Holiday POOL PARTY!

When Summer Sparks winds up, there will be a pool party held to act as a culmination of all their hard work, as well as an opportunity to hold a prizegiving. This will happen on Friday 24 January 2020 at Frimley Pool (503 Frimley Road, Hastings).

The Plan: Doors open at 9:30am, begin at 9:45am with a prizegiving, in the pool by 10am, out of pool by 11 :30am, out of the complex by 11 :45am. (If you want to stay on for the afternoon you need to leave the complex then re-enter as general public and charges will apply.)

All children must be accompanied by an adult 16 years or over, and all swimmers must be wearing appropriate swimwear.

We'll only cancel if there is really horrible weather (like thunder and lightning) 'cause we are REALLY looking forward to it!

TO RSVP FOR THE POOL PARTY CLICK HERE!

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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