Event highlights

Koorero Pukapuka ki Matariki

Starts Saturday 3 July

All libraries

Our Winter Reading Program is back this year with a new theme – Kites!

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Matariki School Holidays

Starting Tuesday 13 July

All libraries

Join us for fun-filled star-making activities!

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Genealogy Seminar

Genealogy Seminar: Shipping

Thursday 15 July

Central Library

Heritage Events

Join Family History Librarian Shelley North on Level 3 of the Central Library for a one-hour seminar to explore a range of resources for locating passenger lists and other shipping information.

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STEAM Programmes for Kids

Children's events

Term 3 registrations for our children's STEAM programmes are open now!
These programmes are The LAB, LEGO Mindstorms Robot Workshop, Li'l STEAMers, Li'l Constructibles, and Edison the Programmable Robot.

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Living by the Moon: Maramataka

Thursday 22 July

St Andrews Library


Do you want to connect more with your environment and live by the phases of the moon? Join us for a practical and interactive introduction workshop to learn how to incorporate the maatauranga of the Maaori Lunar Calendar into your modern life.

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Youth Study Space

Thursdays in Term 3

Central Library

Teens' events

A safe space for young people to come, study and hang out, hosted by RaiseUp.

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The LAB – Libraries mobile makerspace programme is an interactive programme for young people which engages them in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Maths) and engenders a passion for learning.

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Adult Education classes

We have free adult education classes facilitated by Enrich+ educators at Central Library. No bookings required, and all are welcome.

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Youth Quiz nights

Get your team of 4-6 friends together and join Raise Up Hamilton in this monthly quiz for teens. Its free, light snack food and refreshments will be provided.

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