All our libraries will be closed on Monday 24 October for Labour Day.
We rely on internet technology in all aspects of our lives: social communication, news and research, banking, business processes, the storage of vital information and data, and much more.
During October Hutt City Libraries is running a series of FREE talks on Cyber Safety. Learn about what’s happening online, and what you can do to make sure your family and business are as safe as possible when having fun with technology.
Staying Safe on the Internet
War Memorial Library Wednesday 26 October, 12.30-1.30pm or 5.30-6.30pm
How you can be street-smart on the Internet. We’ll show you easy ways to make strong, unique passwords and give you simple security tips to protect your devices and personal details online.
Why should I care about cyber safety?
War Memorial Library Thursday 27 October, 7-8pm
Geographically New Zealand is safe on the edge of the world, but electronically we’re instantly connected to everyone, from the USA to China. Is New Zealand really under threat of a cyber attack? Find out what is threatening New Zealand in the cyber world and why we should care.
The year 2015 was the hottest on record since we started collecting measurements in 1880 but 2016 is on track to break that.
Hear acclaimed former Radio New Zealand science writer and the author of Towards a Warmer World, Veronika Meduna, talk about our future in a warming world.
For more information see What’s On.
War Memorial Library Thursday 10 November, 6.30pm
Celebrate International Games Day at Naenae Library and try our awesome selection of tabletop games, or bring your own!
Have a go at Treasure Chest, King of New York, 7 Wonders, Aton, SmashUp, Hexal, and more.
Naenae Library Saturday 19 November, 10am-5pm (Ages 10+)
Join Moera Library Manager, Jeffrey Russell, for the presentation ‘Through the eyes of soldiers: 15th September 1916 - NZ Division’s first attack on the Western Front‘.
Follow 4 soldiers before, during and after the first attack on the Western Front by NZ infantry at the Battle of Flers through letters, diaries and official sources.
Stokes Valley Library Friday 11 November, 11am (Presentation will begin with 1 minute silence for Armistice Day)
Eastbourne Library Thursday 24 November, 1.30pm
Struggling to find the perfect present? Find the joy in gift giving and make your own!
Stokes Valley Library staff will be showcasing a wonderful selection of craft books and activities to get you inspired about what you can make for your loved ones.
For more information and to book a spot phone 04 562 9050 or pop into to Stokes Valley Library.
Stokes Valley Community House Friday 25 November, 7pm (all ages welcome!)
Grab a bargain and fill your bookshelf at our 3-day book sale in November!
War Memorial Library 24/25/26 November, during opening hours
The Ākina Foundation is running a workshop for people and organisations who are keen to run a successful business and make a positive impact on our world Learn what social enterprise is and the impact it can have, meet other like-minded people, get inspired and find out how and where to start. For more information and to book, visit Ākina.org.nz.
War Memorial Library Thursday 27 October, 2pm-4pm ($10-$20)