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What's On

Events that are organised and supported by Whangarei Libraries.
Updated: 26/03/2018 9:01 a.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

July 2018

Creative Colouring In for Grown Ups

Tuesday 3 July 2018 - Tuesday 31 July 2018

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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JP Services in the Library

Saturday 7 July 2018 - Saturday 28 July 2018

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 7 July 2018 - Saturday 28 July 2018

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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Library Scrabble Club

Saturday 7 July 2018 - Saturday 28 July 2018

Whangarei Central Library

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

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Teen Breakfast Club

Wednesday 11 July 2018 - Friday 20 July 2018

Teen Space, Whangarei Central Library

Tweens and Teens have breakfast at the Library, try new challenges, new crafts, play games, enter competitions, share your ideas and let your creativity shine.

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Movie Monday: This or That!

Monday 23 July 2018 at 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

May Bain Room, Whangarei Central Library

Come along to a free movie showing at Whangarei Central Library - choose between two movie options and have a cuppa while you watch.

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3CS Creative Computer Club

Monday 23 July 2018 - Monday 30 July 2018

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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Preschool Funtimes

Tuesday 24 July 2018 - Tuesday 31 July 2018

Whangarei Central and Tikipunga Libraries

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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Origami Club

Wednesday 25 July 2018 at 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

May Bain Room, Whangarei Central Library

Come along to the Origami Club and learn the traditional art and craft of paper folding.

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August 2018

Preschool Funtimes

Wednesday 1 August 2018 - Thursday 30 August 2018

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 Craft Group

Wednesday 1 August 2018 at 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

May Bain Room, Whangarei Central Library

Do you enjoy handcrafts? A craft group meets on the first and third Wednesdays of each month at Whangarei Central Library, 10 to 11.30 am.

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JP Services in the Library

Saturday 4 August 2018 - Saturday 25 August 2018

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 August 2018 - Saturday 25 August 2018

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 sessions.

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Library Scrabble 500 Club

Saturday 4 August 2018 - Saturday 25 August 2018

Whangarei Central Library

Interested in playing social non-competitive scrabble and card games? Come along to a new club which meets on Saturday mornings at Whangarei Central Library.

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Totally Rad 80s Prom Gone Mad

Saturday 4 August 2018 at 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Whangarei Central Library

Dress up in 80s disco gear and come along to the library for a prom night filled with mayhem, murder, mystery and lots of fun. Spaces are limited so please register by 21 July.

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Afternoon Book Club

Monday 6 August 2018 at 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

May Bain Room, Whangarei Central Library

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3CS Creative Computer Club

Monday 6 August 2018 - Monday 27 August 2018

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 August 2018 - Tuesday 28 August 2018

May Bain Room, Whangarei Central Library

​Interested in rediscovering the relaxing and creative pastime of colouring in? Join our activity group for adults. Meets weekly on Tuesdays 1 pm to 3 pm at Whangarei Central Library.

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Tikipunga Book Club

Tuesday 7 August 2018 at 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Tikipunga Library

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Flash Fiction Afternoon Club

Tuesday 7 August 2018 at 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Māori Room, Whangarei Central Library

Are you interested in writing short stories . . . very short stories and having fun? Then join our Flash Fiction (FF) Club.

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Flash Fiction Evening Club

Tuesday 7 August 2018 at 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

May Bain Room, Whangarei Central Library

Are you interested in writing short stories . . . very short stories and having fun? Then join our Flash Fiction (FF) Club.

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Evening Book Club

Monday 13 August 2018 at 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

May Bain Room, Whangarei Central Library

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Library Craft Group

Wednesday 15 August 2018 at 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

May Bain Room, Whangarei Central Library

Do you enjoy knitting, crochet or other handcrafts?
A craft group meets on the first and third Wednesdays of each month at Whangarei Central Library, 10 to 11.30 am.

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Poetry Group

Tuesday 21 August 2018 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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Origami Club

Wednesday 22 August 2018 at 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Whangarei Central Library

Come along to our Origami Club and learn the traditional art and craft of paper folding.

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September 2018

A Big Day In at the Library

Saturday 8 September 2018 at 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Whangārei Central Library

Calling for registrations of interest from local community groups - particularly craft and hobby groups - to showcase what they do at our annual A Big Day In at the Library

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