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.
There are huge benefits from using the internet, but the increased exposure also creates increased vulnerabilities. Cyber safety is increasingly important to everyone, for protecting both your privacy and property.
During October Hutt City Libraries is running a series of FREE talks and workshops 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.
Fun Palaces is a fun, free, festival of arts, science and culture activities for all ages.
Six of our libraries are becoming Fun Palaces on Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 October. To find out what they’re getting up to see What’s On.
For more information on what Fun Palaces is see Fun Palaces.
Technology is changing at a rapid pace. Digital Journey aims to help businesses develop the digital skills they need to thrive in the 21st century.
We’re running workshops in November to build an online presence for your business and get started with social media.
Kids can tinker away at our events during the school holidays. Experiment with mixing colour, build with Lego, find out what an mBot is, create fash from trash and lots more!
School holiday events are free and aimed at ages 5-12, for more information on all event see What’s On.
Have a go with our Lego Mindstorm EV3 robotics kits during the school holidays! You’ll need to work together as a team to solve a challenge by constructing the robot and building the code to program it. For ages 12-18. See What’s On to find out more.
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)
While the new Stokes Valley Hub is under construction Stokes Valley Library will be at a temporary location. Our last day in the current library is 15 September and the library will be closed from 16-18 September.
From Monday 19 September you can visit us at the temporary library:
Stokes Valley Freemasons Lodge Hall, 162 Stokes Valley Road
You’ll find the same staff and same opening hours just at a new location!