We’ll be closed – Labour Day
All Hutt City Libraries will be closed on Monday 27 October for Labour day.
There will also be an upgrade to our library system on Labour Day, and our website and catalogue will be unavailable. ePukapuka will still be available as normal.
Ask questions about your power bills
The Electricity and Gas Complaints Commissioner Scheme is a free and independent service for resolving complaints about electricity and gas companies.
They’re visiting our libraries and can help you read your power contract or bill, answer questions, and assist with complaints.
Taita Library - Thursday 23 October and Thursday 30 October, 10am-12noon
Interested in 3D printing?
Hutt City Libraries is running introductory workshops aimed at absolute beginners to help you get started with the basics.
Come along with a willingness to learn and you’ll be 3D printing in no time! All attendees will end up with a 3D object they have created and printed themselves.
Workshops will have a general introduction to 3D printing and cover different types of 3D printing, printing materials, how and where to find digital models for printing, free 3D printing software, and how 3D printing can fix a broken consumer item.
War Memorial Library - Monday 10 November, 5.30pm-8pm
Petone Library - Wednesday 12 November, 6pm-8.30pm
Naenae Computer Clubhouse - Friday 15 November, 9.30am-12noon
Eastbourne Library - Wednesday 19 November, 10am-12.30pm
Workshops are $40 and spaces are limited. For more information or to book in for a workshop head to our 3D Print Beginners’ Workshops on Chalkle.
Natalie Hormann, Hutt City Council Sustainability Officer, will be at Eastbourne Library talking about vegetable gardening!
This is the second in a series of talks on sustainable gardening, so check back for future sessions.
If you’d like to find out more about vegetable gardening, check out a selection of resources we have at the library.
Eastbourne Library – Saturday 15 November, 1pm
Our <tek ctrl/> sessions for teens in Y10-Y13 have proved popular so we’ll be running them for another 4 weeks in Term 4, before end of year exams start.
Teens can come along to <tek ctrl/> and try robotics, apps, coding, and more!
War Memorial Library – Every Thursday 3.30pm-5pm
New online resource - lynda.com
Learn software, creative and business skills for free with our new online database lynda.com!
You can learn at your own pace using online video tutorials in over 2500 courses including design, programming, business, photography and more!
lynda.com is only accessible in our 8 libraries using Connect computers, or bring your own device and use our Library WiFi.
Give it a go next time you’re in the library. If you need help getting started, check out our Know How to use lynda.com guide or ask staff at your local library.