What's On at Your Library

Find out what's happening when at your local library. Check out the schedule below or go to our Facebook Events page

For exciting activities for children over the Summer school holiday period, check out Summer School Holiday Fun!

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Motueka Library

Date and Time Event Description
Every Wednesday, 2.00pm - 4.00pm Scrabble Time Scrabble will be available for a friendly game with an old or a new friend. Suitable for word lovers of all ages. Free.
Friday mornings during term time, 10.00am - 10.30am Tiny Tots Action rhymes, music and stories for children 2 years and younger. Free.
1st Thursday of the month, 1.00pm - 2.00pm Babbling Books Book Group

A chance to enjoy a relaxed, informal discussion about what you've been reading. Free.

Every Thursday, 2.00pm - 4.00pm Chess at the Library

Bring a friend or meet new people and exercise your brain in a relaxed environment. Free.

3 - 24 December, opening hours Christmas Surprise Reads Gift yourself the time to read this festive season. Choose a surprise library book wrapped in Christmas paper and discover new authors. Free.
Tuesday 11 December, 2.00pm-3.00pm
Book Cafe Come along to Motueka Library's new conversational group. Discuss and debate thought-provoking topics and enjoy a fine selection of books. Koha.
Wednesday 12 December, 5.30pm-6.30pm Tongan Adventure Motueka Library Branch Librarian Janine Gillions talks about her experience setting up the first community library in Tonga. Free. All welcome.
3 - 31 January, opening hours Summer Scorcher Surprise Reads Relax with a Summer Scorcher Surprise Read with Motueka Library. Choose a surprise library book wrapped in paper and discover new authors. Free.

Richmond Library                                                                                                                                                                                  

Date and time Event  Description
Every Tuesday during term time, 10.00am - 10.30am Tiny Tots Learn and grow together through music, movement and stories for children 2 years and younger. Free.
3rd Tuesday of the month (excluding December and January), 1.00pm-3.00pm Richmond Writing Group After a talk by a visiting author in the first hour, write, and talk about writing in the second hour. Meet like-minded people. Free. All welcome.
Every Wednesday, 12.30pm - 2.00pm Good Crafternoon Bring your craft project to the library and work on it in a relaxed sociable atmosphere. Free. All welcome.
3rd Wednesday of the month (excluding December), 3.00pm - 4.00pm Tasman Talks Titles Book Group A chance for you to talk about what you've enjoyed reading and to hear about what other people have been reading. Free.

Thursday 20 December - Tuesday 8 January

Pre-Loved Library Book Sale Snap up cheap as chips pre-loved books, CDs, DVDs and magazines in the Constance Barnicoat room at Richmond Library. All welcome.

Takaka Library                                                                                                                                                                              

Date and Time Event  Description
Last Tuesday of each month, 1.00pm - 2.00pm Silverfish Book Group A chance for you to talk about what you've enjoyed reading and to hear about what other people have been reading. Free.
Every Thursday, 1.00pm - 2.30pm Get Crafty Cosy up with other crafters for a creative hour or two in our sunny corner. Free.
Every Thursday, 10.00am - 12.00pm Word Games Get your brain into gear for a fun morning of brain gymnastics. Free.
Tuesdays during term time, 10.00am - 10.30am Tiny Tots Learn and grow together through music, movement and stories. Free.
Third Friday of each month during term time, 3.30pm - 4.30pm Reading Kids on Flying Squids In this fun group kids talk books, play games, make videos and generally have a great time. Free.
Thursday 20 December, 10.30am-11.30am Christmas Storytime Relax with a story and make something special to take home. Enjoy a morning of tinsel and reindeer, stars and glitter. For 4-9 year olds. Free.
Wednesday 23 January, 2.00pm-3.30pm Origami for Everyone Experts show adults and children how to make amazing shapes using the ancient Japanese art of origami. All ages welcome. Bookings essential. $4.
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