Events for Adults

Celebrate summer with activities, classes and drop sessions. There is something for everyone!

Where bookings are required, please email library@ncc.govt.nz, phone 03 546 8100, or visit us at one of our branches.

January 2022

Virtual Reality Drop-in

Want to travel to outer space, swim with sharks, chase dinosaurs or battle with Beat Saber? Stop by the library and try out our Virtual Reality Oculus Headsets.

  • Date: Friday 21 January, 11.30am - 12:30pm
  • Elma Turner Library, 27 Halifax Street
  • Suitable for ages 16+
  • No bookings required

The Amazing Race

In partnership with with Age Concern - Gather your team and solve clues that take you around Nelson to explore the history and hidden gems of our city. There will be prizes and a celebration over tea when we reach our destination.

  • Monday 24 January, 10am start
  • Elma Turner Library, 27 Halifax Street
  • Suitable for adults
  • Bookings required

Coding for Newbies

Learn the basics of HTML and CSS using free online tools. Bring your own device.

  • Tuesday 25 January, 12-1pm
  • Elma Turner Library, 27 Halifax Street
  • Suitable for adults
  • Bookings required

Tai Chi

Suitable for beginners, be taken through a series of moves in this gentle Tai Chi Class

  • Friday 28 January, 12-12.45pm
  • Elma Turner Library, 27 Halifax Street
  • Suitable for adults
  • Bookings required

    Baby Massage

    Discover the importance of touch for newborn babies and get started with the techniques to give your child a foot massage. Please bring a blanket for your baby to lie on.

    • Saturday 29 January, 10-11pm
    • Elma Turner Library, 27 Halifax Street
    • Suitable for parents
    • Bookings required

February 2022

Summer Reading Celebration Party

Celebrate the end of the Summer Reading Challenges with games & activities. Fun for the whole family.

  • Date: Saturday 12 February, 11am onwards
  • Elma Turner Library, 27 Halifax Street
  • Suitable all ages
  • No bookings required.