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What's On

Events that are organised and supported by Whangarei Libraries.
Updated: 25/09/2018 3:33 p.m.

Featured events are listed in the table below. Details about them can be found by selecting from the links below.

If there are no featured events, please view the What's On by Month page for event details.

What's On by Month

May 2019

Preschool Funtimes

Wednesday 1 May 2019 - Thursday 30 May 2019

Whangarei Central and Tikipunga Libraries

Come along and join in these free fun weekly sessions for preschoolers and home-schooled children at Tikipunga Library on Tuesdays and Whangarei Central Library on Wednesdays and Thursdays.

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Library Scrabble Club

Wednesday 1 May 2019 - Wednesday 29 May 2019

Whangarei Central Library

Interested in playing social non-competitive scrabble and card games? Our drop-in Scrabble 500 Club meets on Saturday and Wednesday mornings at Whangarei Central Library.

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JP Services in the Library

Saturday 4 May 2019 - Saturday 25 May 2019

Whangarei Central Library

A Justice of the Peace is available in Whangarei Central Library, no appointment required, on Saturdays from 9:30 am to 12 noon.

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Saturday Story Time

Saturday 4 May 2019 - Saturday 25 May 2019

Children's Room, Whangarei Central Library

Come along to Whangarei Central Library at 10 o'clock on Saturday mornings and listen to stories in our weekly story reading sessions.

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3CS Creative Computer Club

Monday 6 May 2019 - Monday 27 May 2019

May Bain Room, Whangarei Central Library

Join our computer club and learn computer programming using Scratch to create your own interactive stories and animations. For children aged 9 to 12 years.

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Creative Colouring In for Grown Ups

Tuesday 7 May 2019 - Tuesday 28 May 2019

May Bain Room, Whangrei Central Library

Rediscover the relaxing and creative pastime of colouring in at our activity group for adults. Meets weekly on Tuesdays 1 pm to 3 pm, Whangarei Central Library.

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Youth Week 2019

Monday 20 May 2019 - Friday 24 May 2019

Teen Space, Whangarei Central Library

Tweens and teens celebrate Youth Week after school at the library with fun crafts, games and a LEGO building challenge.

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Poetry Group

Tuesday 21 May 2019 at 3:30 p.m.

Māori Room, Whangarei Central Library

Love poetry and would like to start writing your own? Or are you a bit rusty and want to improve your writing skills? Then join our Poetry Group which meets at 3:30 pm on the third Tuesday of each month in Whangarei Central Library.

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From Fish Canning to Fish Farming

Friday 24 May 2019 at 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

May Bain Room, Whangarei Central Library

Bring your lunch and munch while you listen to Brent Mawson talk about the history and development of Grahamtown/Onerahi from early settlement in 1859 until 1957.

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June 2019


Tuesday 4 June 2019 at 3:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

May Bain Room, Whangarei Central Library

Come along to our new LEGO Club at the library and create master-pieces based on a theme. It's free and lots of fun.

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