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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

September 2018

Celebrate Te Reo Māori and be in to win a shark kite

Saturday 1 September 2018 - Sunday 30 September 2018

All Whangarei Libraries

To enter our draw borrow any item from our Māori Collection. Entries close 30 September 2018.

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1,000 Origami Cranes

Saturday 1 September 2018 - Friday 21 September 2018

Whangarei Central Library

We need 1,000 origami cranes for World Peace Day on 21 September 2018. We have started folding cranes but need hundreds more. Can you help?

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JP Services in the Library

Saturday 1 September 2018 - Saturday 29 September 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 1 September 2018 - Saturday 29 September 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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3CS Creative Computer Club

Monday 3 September 2018 - Monday 24 September 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 4 September 2018 - Thursday 27 September 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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Creative Colouring In for Grown Ups

Tuesday 4 September 2018 - Tuesday 25 September 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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Movie Monday: This or That!

Monday 24 September 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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Origami Club

Tuesday 25 September 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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MakerSpace

Thursday 27 September 2018 at 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Whangarei Central Library

Learn how to make beaded dragonflies and beetle brooches at our free Bug Crafts workshop, Whangarei Central Library on Thursday 27 September from 2pm.

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October 2018

Afternoon Book Club

Monday 1 October 2018 at 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

May Bain Room, Whangarei Central Library

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Spring into Nature School Holiday Programme

Tuesday 2 October 2018 - Thursday 11 October 2018

Children's Room, Whangarei central Library

Bust that boredom. Cure that cabin fever. Put down those devices and come along for fun activities and craft galore based on nature, inside and outside the library during the school holidays.

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Creative Colouring In for Grown Ups

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

Tikipunga Library

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Flash Fiction Afternoon Club

Tuesday 2 October 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 2 October 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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Teen Breakfast Club

Wednesday 3 October 2018 - Friday 12 October 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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Library Craft Group

Wednesday 3 October 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 6 October 2018 - Saturday 27 October 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 6 October 2018 - Saturday 27 October 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 6 October 2018 - Saturday 27 October 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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Evening Book Club

Tuesday 9 October 2018 at 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

May Bain Room, Whangarei Central Library

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Spring into Summer Talk Series - Ruud Kleinpaste

Friday 12 October 2018 at 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Cafler Suite, Forum North, 7 Rust Ave, Whangarei

Meet The Bug Man and his creepy crawly friends. Ruud Kleinpaste will present an illustrated talk about the value of biodiversity and the what we can learn from bugs. Prior registration essential.

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3CS Creative Computer Club

Monday 15 October 2018 - Monday 29 October 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 16 October 2018 - Wednesday 31 October 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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Origami Club

Wednesday 24 October 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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