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Preschool Funtimes

Information about Preschool Funtimes weekly sessions held at Whangarei Central Library and Tikipunga Library during school terms and online sessions on YouTube.
Updated: 8/04/2020 8:34 p.m.

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Online Preschool Funtimes

Our Preschool Funtimes are still continuing during the lockdown - online.
The sessions will include stories, music and rhymes. Join Glenn for the first one!

Funtimes Online 1 with Glenn

Link to Preschool Funtimes Online 1 with Glenn on YouTube. Opens in a new window.
Funtime Online 1 with Glenn

Funtimes Online 2 with Leanne

Funtime Online 2 with Leanne


Online Story Readings

See our Online Storytimes page with links to live recordings of story readings by New Zealand authors in English and Te Reo Māori.



Preschool Funtimes sessions at the library are suspended until further notice.


Come and join the fun!

Funtime sessions for preschoolers and home-schooled children include stories, rhymes, music and movement.

The sessions are held weekly during each school term.

School Holidays

No Funtimes sessions are held during school holidays.

Session Times

  • Tikipunga Library: Tuesdays at 10 am
  • Whangarei Central Library: Wednesdays and Thursdays at 10 am in the Children's Room

Note: All children attending these sessions must be accompanied by an adult.

Special sessions

Funtime sessions are also available at other times to groups such as Kohanga Reo, Kindergartens, Playcentres, etc. To find out more contact the Children's Services Librarian:

Funtime Song

It's Time for Funtime song by The Funtimes, was written and recorded especially for preschool sessions.

The Funtimes include: Glenn Davidson and Tanya Maich (vocals), Matt Watson (keyboards),
Matt Hennessy (drums), Brendon White (bass) . . .
and the Whangarei Primary School Choir: 
Charles Peita, Ethan Blagrove, Nicolas Bernecker, Shine Manukau, Tane Marsters,
William Anderson, Emily Banks, Grace Hilton-Jones, Jamiee Neha, Juliet Heaton, Sophie Johnston, Steena Ieremia and George Karklins (teacher)

Recorded at Big Door Recording Studio, 2015.

Get a copy of the song

Buy the CD for $5 each or get a free copy of the MP3 file.

Contact us at Whangarei Libraries by
phone: 09 430 4206

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