Libraries are back to regular hours and activities from Tuesday 22 September. Read more.

What's on

Small Time

Elma Turner Library Monday 10:30am
Wednesday 10:30am
Stoke Library Tuesday 10:30am

Small Time sessions are designed for under 2 year olds and combines songs, rhymes and stories into a free, fun 20 minute programme. This is a great opportunity for toddlers to develop pre-literacy skills and for parents to meet with other parents. See you there!


Story Time

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Elma Turner Library Tuesday 10:30am
Stoke Library Wednesday 10:30am
Nightingale Library Memorial Thursday 10:30am

Story Time sessions are designed for 3 and 4 year olds and combines songs, rhymes, stories and a craft session into a free, fun 30 minute programme. This is a great opportunity for preschoolers to develop pre-literacy skills and socialising skills and for parents to meet with other parents. See you there!


Junior Reading club

Reading club is for 8-12-year-olds to meet weekly with other kids who love books. They get to see all the new books before they hit the shelves! And, of course, fun activities. No waiting, join today! Tuesdays at 3.30 during term time.

BOOKINGS

Please email library@ncc.govt.nz or phone 546 0414 for more information.


Robotics

Build, code and play with our robotics classes. A chance for kid’s imaginations to run wild as they create and programme robots.

Wednesdays 3:30-4:15pm, starting July 29th in the Elma Turner Library. $5 for four weeks. Ages 9+.

Bookings required

Please email library@ncc.govt.nz or phone 546 0414 for more information.


Yoga & Mindfulness

These classes will run for 4 weeks and are a fun way for kids to practice compassion, mindfulness, generosity, and flexibility.

All mats and props are provided.

Mondays, 3:30-4:15pm, starting July 27th in the Elma Turner Library. Any age.

Bookings required

Please email library@ncc.govt.nz or phone 546 0414 for more information.


Media Club

Media club will produce a newsletter for children’s library every term learning a wide variety of practical reporter/media skills.

Wednesdays at 3.30 starting July 29th in the Elma Turner Library.  Ages 8+.

Bookings required

Please email library@ncc.govt.nz or phone 546 0414 for more information.


Sewing Club

Sewing Club will learn about material, patterns, and how to use a sewing machine, by completing two sewing projects.
$10 for an 8 week course.

Thursdays 3.30-5.00p, starting July 30th in Elma Turner. Ages 9+

Bookings required

Please email library@ncc.govt.nz or phone 546 0414 for more information.


Gardening Club

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Gardening Club will learn everything from worms and soils to vegetables and flowers. Fridays 3.30-4:15, starting August 7th at Elma Turner Library.

Bookings required

Please email library@ncc.govt.nz or phone 546 0414 for more information.


Young Adult Reading Club (YAC)

Elma Turner Library 3rd Wednesday of the month 3:45pm
Stoke Library 3rd Tuesday of the month 3:45pm

YAC is for secondary school aged children who love books. They meet monthly and get to see all the Young Adult books before they hit the shelves!

Please email library@ncc.govt.nz or phone 546 0414 for more information.