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Teens

All three libraries have Young Adult Collections from which teens are welcome to borrow. Young Adult members also have full access to the rest of the library.

The Young Adult Library Collection is made up of:

  • YA Fiction
  • YA Non Fiction
  • YA Graphic Novels
  • YA Magazines
  • YA Audiobooks (talking books)
  • YA eBooks – Wheelers

The Hastings Young Adult Writing Club meets at 3.45pm on every second Thursday (term time only).

Ages 12+ are welcome.

Join in for creative writing fun and friendship in the Sir James Wattie Memorial Room upstairs.

For more information contact one of our Young Adult Librarians on +64 06 871 5000, or email libraries@hdc.govt.nz

Hastings District Libraries subscribe to a number of really useful research databases. These include encyclopaedias and subject specific databases.

If you need to find information for a homework assignment or research a topic these are a great place to start!

You can access these databases for free in the library, or many of them are able to be accessed from outside the library using your library card number and PIN (if you are not sure what you PIN is please ask a librarian). You can find these databases on our Free Databases page. They include:

Scholarships

givME (formerly BreakOut) is a searchable funding database from Generosity, which is updated frequently.

givME is available to use in Hastings, Havelock North and Flaxmere Libraries (no charge to access but usual charges apply for printing) or you can access it from our website using your library card number and PIN. You can find this resource on our Free Information Portals page.

Careers NZ

Careers New Zealand is a government department providing independent career information, advice and guidance.

Learn about your career options, creating a CV and how to plan for your future.

Visit Careers New Zealand.

Hastings

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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

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Friday 9.00am - 6.00pm
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Flaxmere

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Friday 9.00am - 6.00pm
Saturday 10.00am - 4.00pm
Sunday CLOSED

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