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Rainbow Storytime with Hugo Grrrl and Friends

Join Hugo Grrrl and friends at the library for a fun filled storytime. A safe and accepting environment for all ages.

War Memorial Library Saturday 27 March, 2pm

Covid-19 Updates

Some of our programmes and events have been cancelled or postponed this week (1-7 March) while we're in Level 2. For a full list of updates please see Covid-19 Updates.

Stepping Up Computer Classes - Term 1 2021

Hutt City Libraries and Digital Inclusion Alliance Aotearoa offer FREE computer classes for people with basic, or no computer skills.

Term 1 classes start Monday 1 March and are available at Naenae, Petone, Stokes Valley, Taita, Wainuiomata, and War Memorial Libraries.

View the class timetable online or see in-library. Phone 04 570 6633 or ask at your local library to register for a class.

Stepping Up Computer Classes - Term 1 2021.

Children's Day - Saturday Storytime

We’re celebrating Children’s Day with a Storytime every Saturday in March!

Bring the whole whānau for stories and songs with us in the library. Suitable ages 3-7.

Eastbourne Library Saturdays in March, 10:30am

Celebrate Children's Day

Join us for a special storytime and craft to celebrate tamariki from around the world.

Petone Library Saturday 6 Match, 2pm & Sunday 7 March, 2pm

Sea Week | Kaupapa Moana

Celebrate Sea Week – Kaupapa Moana (6-14 March) at Hutt city Libraries.

Sea-themed storytimes, discover how Antarctic sea ice is changing with the help of a paddling pool, and join Café Scientifique for a talk on Impacts of climate change on NZ’s kelp forest ecosystems.

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Parks Week Storytimes

Bishop Park (Eastbourne Library) Wednesday 10 March, 10am
Come and celebrate Parks Week with a special Storytime held at the playground!

Petone Library Thursday 11 March, 10:30am
Join us to celebrate Parks Week with a special Storytime, we'll head outside if the weather is good!

Wellington Pride Festival | Tū whakahīhī e Te Whanganui-ā-Tara

We’re celebrating the Wellington Pride Festival with inclusive events the whole whānau can come along to. Join us for rainbw storytimes (including a special storytime with guest Hugo Grrrl!), a quiz night, and a scavenger hunt on LGBTQIA+ literature for youth!

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Author Talk: Judy Melinek + T.J. Mitchell

Join New York Times best-selling co-authors Judy Melinek, M.D. and T.J. Mitchell for a candid discussion on writing together, the life of a forensic pathologist, and their recent release, After shock.

Books will be available to purchase on the night from Schrödinger’s Books.

More info: Melinek, a forensic pathologist, conducted death investigations in California for 17 years before relocating with her family to New Zealand in July 2020, to perform coronial autopsies. Mitchell, her husband, earned a degree in English literature at Harvard University and worked in Hollywood before becoming a novelist. They make their home in windy Wellington with their two daughters and their American mutt, Winston.

War Memorial Library Wednesday 24 March, 6pm


Did you know an ostrich’s eye is bigger than its brain?

Let our expert tour guides take you on a wander around Factopia and discover quirky and fascinating facts! Join us for an hour of fun and create a unique and personalised passport. Ages 7+

War Memorial Library Thursday 25 March, 3:45pm-5pm

AFOL Event

Are you an Adult Fan of Lego?

Learn from our local master Lego builders the proper way to construct a tree, then get creative and make your own version! This is aimed at adults but you are welcome to bring your whānau.

War Memorial Library Wednesday 3 March, 6pm This event has been postponed due to Level 2, we hope to rescedule it soon.

Happy Birthday, Dr Seuss!

Celebrate Dr Seuss's birthday at Naenae Library with Seussilicious stories, then design a new hat for The Cat in the Hat.

Naenae Library Wednesday 10 March, 10:30am  This event has been cancelled due to Level 2.