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Donations and Bequests

Below is information helpful to anyone considering making a bequest or a donation to the Hastings District Libraries.

Bequests

Hastings District Libraries welcome enquiries from benefactors who would like to support work of the libraries in the future by making a bequest.

A bequest is a provision in your will that names the recipient or recipients of your estate.

When making a bequest to the Hastings District Libraries you may wish to specify:

  • an amount of money; 
  • a percentage of your estate; or
  • the remainder of your estate.

A general bequest allows the Hastings District Libraries to allocate the funds wherever the need is greatest.

How do I make a bequest?

For more information about making a bequest to the Hastings District Libraries please phone Hastings District Libraries on +64 06 871 5000 or email libraries@hdc.govt.nz.

Gifts & Donations

Hastings District Libraries are grateful for gifts and donations received. The following types of donations are welcomed:

  • Money to spend on material, equipment or services
  • Money to develop a special area
  • Subscriptions to magazines, or used magazines in good condition
  • Local history resources
  • New or nearly new high-demand books
  • Popular paperbacks
  • Items that fill a gap in a collection

Book Donations

These are accepted on the understanding that if the material is not required, it may be passed on to another library or sold.  Acknowledgment may be given by way of bookplates or suitable inscriptions as agreed with the donor.

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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