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You can join up at any of our three libraries or online

You can join up at any of our three libraries.

You are welcome to join Hastings District Libraries, and make the most of our extensive community resources. If you are a Hastings, Napier or Central Hawke's Bay resident it is free to be a member of Hastings District Libraries.

You can fill out a membership form online, or in person at the Hastings, Flaxmere or Havelock North libraries.

Account Login

To log in to My Account in the HDL Catalogue select the link below:

Login to My Account

To login you will need:

  • A Hastings District Library card number. You may ask at the desk about having a user name added, to use as an alternative to your library card number. (A user name must be typed in CAPITALS.)
  • A PIN (password) added to your card — ask at the desk about this.
  • A Hastings District Library card and PIN will also enable you to log into a number of our research databases from home as well as to view and issue eBooks and eAudiobooks in our eLibrary.

Kids (under 16)

Children under 16 years have a Junior membership

A parent or caregiver fills in the online registration form, at home or in the library. To complete the registration process, visit the circulation desk with ID for the caregiver (a driver's licence or passport) and proof of address (e.g., a bill or bank statement).

Visitors' Cards

If you are visiting this region for a short while you may apply for a visitor's card.

Bring in personal photo ID (such as a passport) and proof of both your permanent and temporary address. There is a charge that is payable on joining and this will give you membership for 3 months. Only 3 items may be issued on your card at any one time.

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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