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Hastings District Libraries StoryWalks®

Free
Hastings District Libraries StoryWalks®


Discover a StoryWalk® at your favourite local park or walkway!

Go with the flow on an interactive nature and early literacy outing. Combine the physical benefits of walking outdoors with the educational benefits of reading, in a fun and engaging way. Explore the StoryWalk® on your own, or walk along together with whānau.

Three different StoryWalks® will be in Cornwall Park, Flaxmere Park and Karituwhenua Stream Walkway through the Autumn school holidays, for all park and story lovers to discover.

What is a StoryWalk®?

A StoryWalk® is a creative way for children and their whānau to enjoy the park on a family-friendly, accessible path while reading an adventure at the same time. Pages of a children's book are displayed along the path for people to follow along and read. The initiative aims to get people out and about enjoying the benefits of both physical exercise and reading at the same time.

The StoryWalk® Project was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT and developed in collaboration with the Kellogg-Hubbard Library. StoryWalk® is a registered service mark owned by Ms. Ferguson.

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

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When

Saturday 17 April, 10:00am to 4:00pm

Sunday 18 April, 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Cost

Restrictions: All Ages

Free

Where

Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne
Civic Square, Warren Street, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings

Monday 10.00am - 5.30pm
Tuesday 9.00am - 7.00pm
Wednesday 9.00am - 5.30pm
Thursday 9.00am - 7.00pm
Friday 9.00am - 5.30pm
Saturday 10.00am - 4.00pm
Sunday 1.00pm - 4.00pm

Havelock North

Monday 10.00am - 5.30pm
Tuesday 9.00am - 5.30pm
Wednesday 9.00am - 5.30pm
Thursday 9.00am - 5.30pm
Friday 9.00am - 5.30pm
Saturday 10.00am - 4.00pm
Sunday CLOSED

Flaxmere

Monday 10.00am - 5.30pm
Tuesday 9.00am - 5.30pm
Wednesday 9.00am - 5.30pm
Thursday 9.00am - 5.30pm
Friday 9.00am - 5.30pm
Saturday 10.00am - 4.00pm
Sunday CLOSED

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