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Beyond the Page

Beyond the Page Children & Youth Literary Festival – 8 - 23 July

Together with Upper Hutt and Wellington City Libraries, we’re hosting the first ever Beyond the Page festival taking place 8-23 July at Libraries across Wellington and the Hutt Valley.

Local youth are invited to journey through different aspects of storytelling — creating experiences for them to immerse themselves in the literary world and express their creativity.

Join us in the holidays at one of over 100 festival events including free performances, author talks, workshops, and activities that surprise, entertain and inspire.

For more information on events visit or check us our on Facebook where we have been sharing a video each day featuring local and national celebrities!

Illuminating Naenae

Illuminating Naenae

Join Naenae Clubhouse to take in some of Naenae’s astonishing historical sites on an illuminated bike tour! Bring your bike and helmet and we'll make them shine and sparkle before setting off.

See the Mayor of Wellington's Naenae home, we'll try and pinpoint the site of Wi Tako's Pa, talk about the natural history of Naenae, and find out where all the money was kept in WW2.

Start at Naenae Clubhouse Thursday 20 July, 4pm-8pm

Tour lasts about an hour followed by a hot drink and biscuits back at Clubhouse. Under 13s must be with an adult.

Stepping Up

Stepping UP Computer Classes – Term 3 Registrations Now Open

Computer classes run with the 2020 Trust are back again for term 3.

You can register online, by phoning 04 570 6633 or visiting your local library.

Classes are for Hutt City residents with basic, or no computer skills and are offered at Naenae, Petone, Stokes Valley, Taita, Wainuiomata, and War Memorial Libraries.

View the Term 3 Class Timetable.

View the Term 3 Class Descriptions.

Term 3 classes start on Monday 24 July.


Introduction to

Learn how to navigate with our Family History Specialist, Tricia Meehan. is an excellent resource for uncovering your family history. It includes UK census records, passenger lists, military records, births, deaths, marriages, and more!

War Memorial Library Saturday 29 July, 11am

Spaces are limited. Register online to secure your spot.

Migrant Electoral Forum

Migrant and Refugee Electoral Forum

Hutt City Libraries and the Hutt Multicultural Council are hosting a forum so election candidates for Hutt South and Rimutaka can explain their parties’ positions on issues relating to migrants and refugees.

War Memorial Library Tuesday 25 July, 6:30pm

Taita Library Wednesday 2 August, 6:30pm

This page was last updated on 17 July 2017