Calendar of Events for Wellington City Libraries

This is Wellington City Libraries' Event Calendar. We are located in New Zealand's capital city, Wellington.

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Let's Go LEGO®

Karori Library Let's build - let's explore - let's create! Come along to your library on the 3rd Saturday of every month to create your LEGO® masterpiece. Suitable for ages 5+. Where: Karori Library. Audience: Children. Contact: Karori Library, 476 8413. Saturday, May 15, 2021, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. 247 Karori Road Karori 6012. For more info visit www.wcl.govt.nz.

Code Club @ Mervyn Kemp (Tawa) Library

Mervyn Kemp (Tawa) Library Join us for these free coding clubs for children at the beginning of their coding journeys! Students will work their way through a range of fun coding projects supported by coding experts. This syllabus covers coding in Scratch 3.0. Registrations are required, and children enrol by default for two consecutive school terms: click here to register. Recommended for coders aged 9 - 13. NOTE: Tawa Code Club is currently full. Contact the library to be added to the waitlist; however the list is currently long and placement for the next two terms cannot be guaranteed. Where: Mervyn Kemp (Tawa) Library. Audience: Children. Teens. Event Type: Maker and Technology. Contact: Catherine at Tawa Library, 232 1690. Saturday, May 15, 2021, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. 158 Main Road Tawa 5028. For more info visit codeclub.nz.

Social Saturdays

Newtown Library Join us for a relaxed hour of arts, crafts, and skill swaps. Enjoyed by people of all ages. Where: Newtown Library. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. Seniors. Event Type: Activities and Hobbies. Contact: Newtown Library. Theme: arts, crafts, and skill swaps. Saturday, May 15, 2021, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. 13 Constable Street Newtown 6021. For more info visit www.wcl.govt.nz.

Preschool Storytime

Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub Fun and interactive stories, songs and rhymes to inspire your preschooler and help grow a love of literacy. Through stories and play, children learn how to express themselves and understand the world around them. Johnsonville Library has many storytimes each week for you to enjoy, including: One weekly session on Fridays in te reo Māori One monthly session on the first Saturday of the month in a community language. Recommended for children aged 2 - 4 with their caregivers. Where: Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Saturday, May 15, 2021, 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM. 34 Moorefield Road, Johnsonville, Wellington 6037.

Family Storytime

Te Awe Library Fun and interactive stories, songs and rhymes to inspire your preschooler and help grow a love of literacy. Through stories and play, children learn how to express themselves and understand the world around them. Recommended for children aged 2 - 4 with their caregivers. Where: Te Awe Library. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Saturday, May 15, 2021, 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM. 29B Brandon Street, Wellington.

LEGO® Time

Te Awe Library Come down to the library and get creative in these free-build sessions with our extensive LEGO® collections. Builders of all ages and experience levels are welcome to get stuck in. Recommended for ages 5 - 105. Children under the age of 14 years should be accompanied by a caregiver. Registrations are not required. Where: Te Awe Library. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. Event Type: Activities and Hobbies. Sunday, May 16, 2021, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Te Awe Library, 29b Brandon Street. For more info visit wcl.govt.nz.

Movies at the Hub

Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub Join us for a free movie screening every other Sunday at Johnsonville Library. We'll be showing a handpicked selection of films from our collection. Check our Facebook for ratings and more information. Where: Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. Seniors. Event Type: Music and Movies. Sunday, May 16, 2021, 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM. Johnsonville Library, 34 Moorefield Road, Johnsonville, Wellington 6037.

Pre-school storytime at Ruth Gotlieb (Kilbirnie) Library

Kilbirnie Library Storytime runs for about half an hour, with stories and songs. Pre-school storytimes are fun and free - there's no charge, and you don't have to book. Storytime is aimed at pre-school age children (three and four years old) - but younger siblings are always welcome! Where: Ruth Gotlieb (Kilbirnie) Library. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Contact: Phone us on (04) 387 1480, or email us. Monday, May 17, 2021, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. 101 Kilbirnie Crescent Kilbirnie 6022. For more info visit www.wcl.govt.nz.

Pre-school storytime at Mervyn Kemp (Tawa) Library

Mervyn Kemp (Tawa) Library Storytime runs for about half an hour, with stories and songs. Pre-school storytimes are fun and free - there's no charge, and you don't have to book. Storytime is aimed at pre-school age children (three and four years old) - but younger siblings are always welcome! Where: Mervyn Kemp (Tawa) Library. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Contact: Phone us on (04) 232 1690, or email us. Monday, May 17, 2021, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. cnr Cambridge St & Main Rd Tawa 5028. For more info visit www.wcl.govt.nz.

Baby Rock and Rhyme at Te Awe Library

Te Awe Library A fun and educational programme for parents and carers to interact with their babies through songs and stories. Rhyme, rhythm, repetition and music are the building blocks of language for babies. Recommended for children aged 0 - 2 years with their caregivers. Where: Te Awe Library. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Monday, May 17, 2021, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. 29B Brandon Street, Wellington. For more info visit wcl.govt.nz.

Social English Group at Kilbirnie Library

Kilbirnie Library Come along to our free English conversation sessions at Kilbirnie Library. We meet every Monday from 11am-12pm to chat and improve our English conversation skills. All levels welcome! Where: Ruth Gotlieb (Kilbirnie) Library. Audience: Teens. Adults. Seniors. Event Type: Book and Discussion groups. Culture and Language. Language: English. Contact: Fiona at Kilbirnie library - ph. 387 1480. Monday, May 17, 2021, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Kilbirnie Library 101 Kilbirnie Crescent Kilbirnie 6022. For more info visit www.wcl.govt.nz.

Baby Rock and Rhyme

Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub A fun and educational programme for parents and carers to interact with their babies through songs and stories. Rhyme, rhythm, repetition and music are the building blocks of language for babies. Recommended for children aged 0 - 2 years with their caregivers. Where: Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Monday, May 17, 2021, 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM. 34 Moorefield Road, Johnsonville, Wellington 6037.

CRAFTerschool

Mervyn Kemp (Tawa) Library CRAFTerschool is a free art & craft session aimed at school aged children. Sessions run from 3.30 - 4.30pm during the school term only. Try your hand at activities such as drawing, origami, mask making and much more. Where: Mervyn Kemp (Tawa) Library. Audience: Children. Event Type: Activities and Hobbies. Contact: Tawa Library. Theme: CRAFTerschool. Monday, May 17, 2021, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Tawa Library, 158 Main Road Tawa 5028.

Let's Go LEGO®

Newtown Library Let's build - let's explore - let's create! Come along to your library on the 3rd Monday of every month to create your LEGO® masterpiece. Suitable for ages 5+. Where: Newtown Library. Audience: Children. Contact: Newtown Library, 389 2830. Monday, May 17, 2021, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. 13 Constable Street Newtown 6021. For more info visit www.wcl.govt.nz.

Harp Concert

Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub It's NZ Music Month! What better way to celebrate than listening to the soothing sounds of local harpist Tiffany Baker at Waitohi Library. Tiffany is happy to chat to you about her craft after the performance. Where: Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub. Audience: Preschool. Children. Teens. Adults. Seniors. Event Type: Music and Movies. Special Events. Contact: Johnsonville Library, phone 477 6151. Theme: A fun and relaxing harp performance to help celebrate NZ Music Month. Monday, May 17, 2021, 3:30 PM – 4:00 PM. Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub, 34 Moorefield Road, Johnsonville, Wellington 6037. For more info visit tiffanybakerharp.weebly.com.

Code Club @ Newtown Library

Newtown Library Join us for these free coding clubs for children at the beginning of their coding journeys! Students will work their way through a range of fun coding projects supported by coding experts. This syllabus covers coding in Scratch 3.0. Registrations are required, and children enrol by default for two consecutive school terms: visit https://codeclub.nz/join/Z2cz1 to register. Recommended for coders aged 9 - 13. Where: Newtown Library. Audience: Children. Event Type: Maker and Technology. Contact: William at Newtown Library, 389 2830. Monday, May 17, 2021, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. 13 Constable Street Newtown 6021.

Games Night @ Arapaki

Arapaki Manners Library Join us at Arapaki Library for a night of boardgame fun! People of all age groups are welcome, and you can come along as an individual or with a group. We have a great selection of games, but you are welcome to bring your own favourites to share with others. BYO snacks. Where: Arapaki Manners Library. Audience: Teens. Adults. Event Type: Activities and Hobbies. Contact: hannah.jenkin@wcc.govt.nz. Theme: Arapaki evening events. Monday, May 17, 2021, 5:00 PM – 6:45 PM. Arapaki Manners Library, 12 Manners Street, Wellington. For more info visit wcl.govt.nz.

Games Night

Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub 5-6pm every Monday at Johnsonville Library, Waitohi. Choose from a selection of fun board games with friends and future friends. They are like apps that live outside your phone! Where: Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. Seniors. Event Type: Activities and Hobbies. Monday, May 17, 2021, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub, 34 Moorefield Road, Johnsonville, Wellington 6037.

Baby Rock & Rhyme at Island Bay Library

Island Bay Library Baby Rock & Rhyme is a new way for parents and carers to interact with their babies through rhymes, finger-plays and stories delivered by experienced presenters. These free, weekly interactive sessions are a great opportunity to have fun, socialise and spend quality 'one-on-one' time with your tot. Where: Island Bay Library. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Contact: Phone us on (04) 477 6151, or email us. Tuesday, May 18, 2021, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM. Island Bay Library 167 The Parade Island Bay 6023. For more info visit www.wcl.govt.nz.

Better Digital Futures at Kilbirnie library

Kilbirnie Library Register for a series of free computer classes. For seniors who want to use digital technologies to pursue hobbies, find the right digital device, communicate with family and friends, and become more independent online. Registration is at the link below: https://diaa.arlo.co/w/upcoming/location-ruth-gotlieb-kilbirnie-library/. Where: Ruth Gotlieb (Kilbirnie) Library. Audience: Seniors. Event Type: Activities and Hobbies. Contact: Lauryn Hedley at Kilbirnie Library - phone 387 1480. Theme: Digital skills for seniors. Tuesday, May 18, 2021, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Kilbirnie Library 101 Kilbirnie Crescent Kilbirnie 6022. For more info visit diaa.arlo.co.

Baby Rock & Rhyme at Miramar Library

Miramar Library Baby Rock & Rhyme is a new way for parents and carers to interact with their babies through rhymes, finger-plays and stories delivered by experienced presenters. These free, weekly interactive sessions are a great opportunity to have fun, socialise and spend quality 'one-on-one' time with your tot. Where: Miramar Library. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Contact: Phone us on (04) 388 8005, or email us. Tuesday, May 18, 2021, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM. Miramar Library 68 Miramar Ave Miramar 6022. For more info visit www.wcl.govt.nz.

Pre-school storytime at Brooklyn Library

Brooklyn Library Storytime runs for about half an hour, with stories and songs. Pre-school storytimes are fun and free - there's no charge, and you don't have to book. Storytime is aimed at pre-school age children (three and four years old) - but younger siblings are always welcome! Where: Brooklyn Library. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Contact: Phone us on (04) 384 6814, or email us. Tuesday, May 18, 2021, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. 1 Harrison St Brooklyn 6021. For more info visit www.wcl.govt.nz.

Baby Rock & Rhyme at Cummings Park Library

Cummings Park Library Baby Rock & Rhyme is a new way for parents and carers to interact with their babies through rhymes, finger-plays and stories delivered by experienced presenters. These free, weekly interactive sessions are a great opportunity to have fun, socialise and spend quality 'one-on-one' time with your tot. Where: Cummings Park Library. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Contact: Phone us on (04) 479 2344, or email us. Tuesday, May 18, 2021, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Cummings Park Library 1 Ottawa Rd Ngaio 6035. For more info visit www.wcl.govt.nz.

Preschool Storytime at Karori Library

Karori Library Storytime runs for about half an hour, with stories and songs. Pre-school storytimes are fun and free - there's no charge, and you don't have to book. Storytime is aimed at pre-school age children (three and four years old) - but younger siblings are always welcome! Where: Karori Library. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Contact: Phone us on (04) 476 8413, or email us. Tuesday, May 18, 2021, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. 247 Karori Rd Karori 6012. For more info visit www.wcl.govt.nz.

Community Craft Circle

Wadestown Library Come along to Wadestown library for our monthly community craft circle. Held on the third Tuesday of each month, bring your latest craft project to work on and socialise with some fellow crafters. Where: Wadestown Library. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Event Type: Activities and Hobbies. Contact: Kath Read. Tuesday, May 18, 2021, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. 1 Moorhouse Street Wadestown 6012. For more info visit wcl.govt.nz.

Preschool Storytime

Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub Fun and interactive stories, songs and rhymes to inspire your preschooler and help grow a love of literacy. Through stories and play, children learn how to express themselves and understand the world around them. Johnsonville Library has many storytimes each week for you to enjoy, including: One weekly session on Fridays in te reo Māori One monthly session on the first Saturday of the month in a community language. Recommended for children aged 2 - 4 with their caregivers. Where: Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Tuesday, May 18, 2021, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. 34 Moorefield Road, Johnsonville, Wellington 6037.

Better Digital Futures at Te Awe Library

Te Awe Library Better Digital Futures is a community-based digital literacy programme that supports adults to build their digital skills in small easy steps. The programme is for anyone wanting basic computer knowledge who wishes to develop digital skills relevant to their work and life. In this stream we will be covering: Online Shopping , Digital Banking , Managing Photos , Problem Solving Online Registrations are essential and can be found here: https://diaa.arlo.co/w/courses/266-digital-engagement-pathway/12489. Where: Te Awe Library. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Event Type: Activities and Hobbies. Contact: Te Awe Library -- phone 04 801 3529. To register, click the link in the event description. Tuesday, May 18, 2021, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Te Awe Library, 29B Brandon Street. For more info visit diaa.arlo.co.

Code Club @ Karori Library

Karori Library Join us for these free coding clubs for children at the beginning of their coding journeys! Students will work their way through a range of fun coding projects supported by coding experts. This syllabus covers coding in Scratch 3.0. Registrations are required, and children enrol by default for two consecutive school terms: visit https://codeclub.nz/join/SH1wK to register. Recommended for coders aged 9 - 13. Where: Karori Library. Audience: Children. Event Type: Maker and Technology. Contact: Charlotte at Karori Library, 476 8413. Tuesday, May 18, 2021, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. 247 Karori Road Karori 6012.

Zine Make n' Swap

Arapaki Manners Library Come on down to Arapaki Library on Manners Street every Tuesday evening to spend some time making zines and socialising with other local zinemakers. We'll supply plenty of materials, but feel free to bring your own as well. Once you've finished putting your zines together, you can swap with other zinemakers and/or you can donate your completed zines to the library, which people will then be able to browse and borrow! Where: Arapaki Manners Library. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. Seniors. Event Type: Activities and Hobbies. Tuesday, May 18, 2021, 5:00 PM – 6:45 PM.

Movie Night

Te Awe Library Indie films, art-house flicks, documentaries and more -- join us at the library for a free film screening every month. Movies are selected from the library's collections and are suitable for adults. Check with the library to find out which movie is showing. Where: Te Awe Library. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Event Type: Music and Movies. Tuesday, May 18, 2021, 5:45 PM – 7:15 PM. 29B Brandon Street, Wellington.

Baby Rock and Rhyme

Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub A fun and educational programme for parents and carers to interact with their babies through songs and stories. Rhyme, rhythm, repetition and music are the building blocks of language for babies. Recommended for children aged 0 - 2 years with their caregivers. Where: Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Wednesday, May 19, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. 34 Moorefield Road, Johnsonville, Wellington 6037.

Kōhunga Kōrero

Cummings Park Library Whāngaia tō Tama Toa ki te pānui pukapuka. Pakiwaitara i roto i te reo Māori. E 30 meneti pakiwaitara, rotarota, waiata hoki i roto i te reo Māori nō ngā kōhungahunga me ō rātou mātua kaitiaki. Get your superhero hooked on books with storytimes in te reo Māori at your local library. Featuring stories, rhymes and songs in te reo Māori, these sessions are open to anyone, and are recommended for children aged 2 - 6 years. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Registrations not required. Where: Cummings Park Library. Audience: Preschool. Children. Event Type: Culture and Language. Early Learning and Literacy. Language: Te Reo Māori. Contact: Phone us on (04) 479 2344, or email us. Wednesday, May 19, 2021, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Cummings Park (Ngaio) Library 1a Ottawa Road Ngaio 6035. For more info visit www.wcl.govt.nz.

Pre-school storytime at Cummings Park Library

Cummings Park Library Storytime runs for about half an hour, with stories and songs. Pre-school storytimes are fun and free - there's no charge, and you don't have to book. Storytime is aimed at pre-school age children (three and four years old) - but younger siblings are always welcome! Where: Cummings Park Library. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Contact: Phone us on (04) 479 2344, or email us. Wednesday, May 19, 2021, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. 1 Ottawa Rd Ngaio 6035. For more info visit www.wcl.govt.nz.

Preschool Storytime at Karori Library

Karori Library Storytime runs for about half an hour, with stories and songs. Pre-school storytimes are fun and free - there's no charge, and you don't have to book. Storytime is aimed at pre-school age children (three and four years old) - but younger siblings are always welcome! Where: Karori Library. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Contact: Phone us on (04) 476 8413, or email us. Wednesday, May 19, 2021, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. 247 Karori Rd Karori 6012. For more info visit www.wcl.govt.nz.

Pre-school storytime at Ruth Gotlieb (Kilbirnie) Library

Kilbirnie Library Storytime runs for about half an hour, with stories and songs. Pre-school storytimes are fun and free - there's no charge, and you don't have to book. Storytime is aimed at pre-school age children (three and four years old) - but younger siblings are always welcome! Where: Ruth Gotlieb (Kilbirnie) Library. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Contact: Phone us on (04) 387 1480, or email us. Wednesday, May 19, 2021, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. 101 Kilbirnie Crescent Kilbirnie 6022. For more info visit www.wcl.govt.nz.

Pre-school storytime at Newtown Library

Newtown Library Storytime runs for about half an hour, with stories and songs. Pre-school storytimes are fun and free - there's no charge, and you don't have to book. Storytime is aimed at pre-school age children (three and four years old) - but younger siblings are always welcome! Where: Newtown Library. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Contact: Phone us on (04) 389 2830, or email us. Wednesday, May 19, 2021, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. 13 Constable St Newtown 6021. For more info visit www.wcl.govt.nz.

Social English Group at Newtown Library

Newtown Library Come along to our free English conversation sessions at Newtown Library. We meet every Wednesday from 11am-12pm to chat and improve our English conversation skills. All levels welcome! Where: Newtown Library. Audience: Adults. Event Type: Book and Discussion groups. Culture and Language. Language: English. Contact: Newtown Library (ph 389 2830). Wednesday, May 19, 2021, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Newtown Library 13 Constable Street Newtown Wellington 6021. For more info visit www.wcl.govt.nz.

Better Digital Futures at Arapaki Library

Arapaki Manners Library Better Digital Futures is a digital literacy programme that supports adults to build their digital skills in small easy steps. The programme is for anyone wanting basic computer knowledge who wishes to develop digital skills relevant to their work and life. In this stream we will be covering: Pursuing Hobbies , Finding the Right Device , Communicating with Family , Reducing Dependence on Others Registrations are essential and can be found here: https://diaa.arlo.co/w/courses/267-digital-introductory-pathway/12484. Where: Arapaki Manners Library. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Event Type: Activities and Hobbies. Contact: Arapaki Manners Library: 04 803 8303. For registrations, you can register at the link in the description. Wednesday, May 19, 2021, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Arapaki Manners Library 12 Manners Street Wellington. For more info visit diaa.arlo.co.

Baby Rock and Rhyme at Te Awe Library

Te Awe Library A fun and educational programme for parents and carers to interact with their babies through songs and stories. Rhyme, rhythm, repetition and music are the building blocks of language for babies. Recommended for children aged 0 - 2 years with their caregivers. Where: Te Awe Library. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Wednesday, May 19, 2021, 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM. 29B Brandon Street, Wellington. For more info visit wcl.govt.nz.

CRAFTerschool

Miramar Library Come down to Miramar Library after school on Wednesdays during term time for these fun, free arts and crafts sessions for school-aged children. Get stuck into activities such as drawing, beading, origami, mask-making, and more, while making friends with other crafty kids. Suitable for children aged 5-12. Where: Miramar Library. Audience: Children. Event Type: Activities and Hobbies. Contact: 388 8005. Wednesday, May 19, 2021, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. 68 Miramar Avenue Miramar 6022.

CRAFTerschool

The HIVE Free arts and crafts for school-aged children. Get stuck into activities such as drawing, beading, origami, mask-making and much more. Whatever your level of ability, you'll have heaps of fun while making friends with other crafty kids in these hands-on sessions. Registrations not required. This programme runs weekly during term-time. Where: Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub. Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub > The HIVE. Audience: Children. Event Type: Activities and Hobbies. Wednesday, May 19, 2021, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. 34 Moorefield Road, Johnsonville, Wellington 6037.

Code Club @ He Matapihi Library

He Matapihi Molesworth Library Join us for these free coding clubs for children at the beginning of their coding journeys! Students will work their way through a range of fun coding projects supported by coding experts. This syllabus covers coding in Scratch 3.0. Registrations are required, and children enrol by default for two consecutive school terms: click here to register. Recommended for coders aged 9 - 13. Where: He Matapihi Molesworth. Audience: Children. Teens. Event Type: Maker and Technology. Contact: Reece at He Matapihi, 801 4122. Wednesday, May 19, 2021, 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM. 70 Molesworth Street Thorndon 6011. For more info visit codeclub.nz.

Chess Night @ Arapaki

Arapaki Manners Library If you enjoyed the “Queen’s gambit” come along to Arapaki Library on Wednesdays Between 5.00pm - 6.45pm to play chess. We have two chess sets available, or you are welcome to bring your own, for an evening of challenging games. People of all age groups are welcome. Where: Arapaki Manners Library. Audience: Teens. Adults. Event Type: Activities and Hobbies. Contact: diana.gornik@wcc.govt.nz. Theme: Arapaki evening events. Wednesday, May 19, 2021, 5:00 PM – 6:45 PM. Arapaki Manners Library, 12 Manners Street, Wellington. For more info visit wcl.govt.nz.

Code Club Level 2

The HIVE Code Club Level 2 is a free coding club for children who have some coding experience under their belts. Students will select stimulating projects to work through supported by coding experts. This syllabus covers coding in Scratch 3.0, Python, and HTML/CSS. Registrations are required: visit https://codeclub.nz/join/VFQY6 to register. Recommended for coders aged 9 - 13. Where: Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub > The HIVE. Audience: Children. Event Type: Maker and Technology. Wednesday, May 19, 2021, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM. 34 Moorefield Road, Johnsonville, Wellington 6037.

Baby Rock and Rhyme

Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub A fun and educational programme for parents and carers to interact with their babies through songs and stories. Rhyme, rhythm, repetition and music are the building blocks of language for babies. Recommended for children aged 0 - 2 years with their caregivers. Where: Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Thursday, May 20, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. 34 Moorefield Road, Johnsonville, Wellington 6037.

Pre-school storytime at Island Bay Library

Island Bay Library Storytime runs for about half an hour, with stories and songs. Pre-school storytimes are fun and free - there's no charge, and you don't have to book. Storytime is aimed at pre-school age children (three and four years old) - but younger siblings are always welcome! Where: Island Bay Library. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Contact: Phone us on (04) 383 7216, or email us. Thursday, May 20, 2021, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. 167 The Parade Island Bay 6023. For more info visit www.wcl.govt.nz.

Baby Rock & Rhyme at Karori Library

Karori Library Baby Rock & Rhyme is a new way for parents and carers to interact with their babies through rhymes, finger-plays and stories delivered by experienced presenters. These free, weekly interactive sessions are a great opportunity to have fun, socialise and spend quality 'one-on-one' time with your tot. Where: Karori Library. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Contact: Phone us on (04) 476 8413, or email us. Thursday, May 20, 2021, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. 247 Karori Rd Karori 6012. For more info visit www.wcl.govt.nz.

Pre-school storytime at Miramar Library

Miramar Library Storytime runs for about half an hour, with stories and songs. Pre-school storytimes are fun and free - there's no charge, and you don't have to book. Storytime is aimed at pre-school age children (three and four years old) - but younger siblings are always welcome! Where: Miramar Library. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Contact: Phone us on (04) 388 8005, or email us. Thursday, May 20, 2021, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. 68 Miramar Ave Miramar 6022. For more info visit www.wcl.govt.nz.

Preschool Storytime at Arapaki Library

Arapaki Manners Library Storytime runs for about half an hour, with stories and songs. Pre-school storytimes are fun and free - there's no charge, and you don't have to book. Storytime is aimed at pre-school age children (three and four years old) - but younger siblings are always welcome! Where: Arapaki Manners Library. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Contact: Phone us on (04) 803 8303, or email us. Thursday, May 20, 2021, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. 12 Manners Street Wellington Central 6011. For more info visit www.wcl.govt.nz.

Preschool Storytime at Te Awe Library

Te Awe Library Fun and interactive stories, songs and rhymes to inspire your preschooler and help grow a love of literacy. Through stories and play, children learn how to express themselves and understand the world around them. Recommended for children aged 2 - 4 with their caregivers. Where: Te Awe Library. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Thursday, May 20, 2021, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. 29B Brandon Street, Wellington 6011. For more info visit wcl.govt.nz.

Let's go LEGO®

Mervyn Kemp (Tawa) Library Come and enjoy designing your ideas with our LEGO®. Your models will be put on the display at the Library. Where: Mervyn Kemp (Tawa) Library. Audience: Children. Event Type: Activities and Hobbies. Thursday, May 20, 2021, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Tawa Library, 158 Main Road Tawa 5028.

Code Club Level 1

The HIVE Code Club Level 1 is a free coding club for children at the beginning of their coding journey. Students will work their way through a range of fun coding projects supported by coding experts. This syllabus covers coding in Scratch 3.0 only. Registrations are required, and children enrol by default for two consecutive school terms: visit https://codeclub.nz/join/orAgL to register. Recommended for coders aged 9 - 13. Where: Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub > The HIVE. Audience: Children. Event Type: Maker and Technology. Thursday, May 20, 2021, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. 34 Moorefield Road, Johnsonville, Wellington 6037.

Dungeons and Dragons

Mervyn Kemp (Tawa) Library Calling all adventurers -- seasoned questers and fresh-faced recruits alike -- for Dungeons and Dragons campaigns at your local library. Solve problems, fight battles of epic proportions, and find your people in a friendly and supportive environment. We'll provide the Dungeon Master, dice, books and gear; you provide the imagination. Registrations required. Email tawa.library@wcc.govt.nz to secure your place. Where: Mervyn Kemp (Tawa) Library. Audience: Teens. Event Type: Activities and Hobbies. Thursday, May 20, 2021, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Tawa Library, 158 Main Road Tawa 5028.

Write Night @ Arapaki

Arapaki Manners Library Come along to Arapaki Library on Thursday for our very own Write Night! This is a fantastic opportunity for budding and professional writers alike to come together and enjoy a space to pursue new and old writing projects. There will be fun themed events and other fun writing activities to get your writing juices flowing! All age groups welcome. Where: Arapaki Manners Library. Audience: Teens. Adults. Event Type: Activities and Hobbies. Contact: enquiries@wcl.govt.nz, or phone the Arapaki Library team on 04 803 8303. Theme: Arapaki evening events. Thursday, May 20, 2021, 5:00 PM – 6:45 PM. Arapaki Manners Library, 12 Manners Street, Wellington. For more info visit wcl.govt.nz.

Movie night @ Wadestown

Wadestown Library We are showing free movies at Wadestown Library, with a new theme every month. Films are suitable for adults and mostly rated PG (Parental Guidance Suggested) or G (General). Everyone is welcome. Where: Wadestown Library. Audience: Adults. Event Type: Music and Movies. Contact: 04 4735211. Thursday, May 20, 2021, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. 1 Moorhouse St, Wadestown, Wellington 6012. For more info visit www.wcl.govt.nz.

Baby Rock & Rhyme at Tawa Library

Mervyn Kemp (Tawa) Library Baby Rock & Rhyme is a new way for parents and carers to interact with their babies through rhymes, finger-plays and stories delivered by experienced presenters. These free, weekly interactive sessions are a great opportunity to have fun, socialise and spend quality 'one-on-one' time with your tot. Where: Mervyn Kemp (Tawa) Library. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Contact: Phone us on (04) 232 1690, or email us. Friday, May 21, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Tawa Library cnr Cambridge St & Main Rd Tawa 5028. For more info visit www.wcl.govt.nz.

Baby Rock & Rhyme at Ruth Gotlieb (Kilbirnie) Library

Kilbirnie Library Baby Rock & Rhyme is a new way for parents and carers to interact with their babies through rhymes, finger-plays and stories delivered by experienced presenters. These free, weekly interactive sessions are a great opportunity to have fun, socialise and spend quality 'one-on-one' time with your tot. Where: Ruth Gotlieb (Kilbirnie) Library. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Contact: Phone us on (04) 387 1480, or email us. Friday, May 21, 2021, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM. 101 Kilbirnie Crescent Kilbirnie 6022. For more info visit www.wcl.govt.nz.

Baby Rock & Rhyme at Karori Library

Karori Library Baby Rock & Rhyme is a new way for parents and carers to interact with their babies through rhymes, finger-plays and stories delivered by experienced presenters. These free, weekly interactive sessions are a great opportunity to have fun, socialise and spend quality 'one-on-one' time with your tot. Where: Karori Library. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Contact: Phone us on (04) 476 8413, or email us. Friday, May 21, 2021, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. 247 Karori Rd Karori 6012. For more info visit www.wcl.govt.nz.

Preschool Storytime at Wadestown Library

Wadestown Library Storytime runs for about half an hour, with stories and songs. Pre-school storytimes are fun and free - there's no charge, and you don't have to book. Storytime is aimed at pre-school age children (three and four years old) - but younger siblings are always welcome! Where: Wadestown Library. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Contact: Phone us on (04) 473 5211, or email us. Friday, May 21, 2021, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. cnr Moorhouse St & Lennel Rd Wadestown 6012. For more info visit www.wcl.govt.nz.

Preschool Storytime at He Matapihi

He Matapihi Molesworth Library Fun and interactive stories, songs and rhymes to inspire your preschooler and help grow a love of literacy. Through stories and play, children learn how to express themselves and understand the world around them. Recommended for children aged 2 - 4 with their caregivers. Where: He Matapihi Molesworth. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Contact: 048014122. Friday, May 21, 2021, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. He Matapihi Molesworth Library, 70 Molesworth Street, Wellington.

Kōhunga Kōrero

Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub Whāngaia tō Tama Toa ki te pānui pukapuka. Pakiwaitara i roto i te reo Māori. E 30 meneti pakiwaitara, rotarota, waiata hoki i roto i te reo Māori nō ngā kōhungahunga me ō rātou mātua kaitiaki. Get your superhero hooked on books with storytimes in te reo Māori at your local library. Featuring stories, rhymes and songs in te reo Māori, these sessions are open to anyone, and are recommended for children aged 2 - 6 years. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Registrations not required. Where: Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub. Audience: Preschool. Children. Event Type: Culture and Language. Early Learning and Literacy. Language: Te reo Māori. Friday, May 21, 2021, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Johnsonville Library, 34 Moorefield Road, Johnsonville, Wellington 6037.

SoundsWell Singers Neurological Choir

Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub SoundsWell Singers is a choir for people with neurological conditions such as Parkinsons, Aphasia, Stroke, and dementia. Come along to Johnsonville Library and enjoy some interactive singing with these fun and life-affirming singers! . Where: Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub. Audience: Preschool. Children. Teens. Adults. Seniors. Event Type: Music and Movies. Special Events. Contact: Sue Jane. Theme: It's NZ Music Month! What better way to celebrate than sing about it! Friday, May 21, 2021, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub, 34 Moorefield Road, Johnsonville, Wellington 6037. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Silent Book Club @ Arapaki

Arapaki Manners Library Come along to Arapaki Library on Friday nights for our very own silent book club! Bring your current book or browse our shelves for something new and read alongside other book-lovers with the opportunity to discuss afterwards. People of all age groups are welcome. Where: Arapaki Manners Library. Audience: Teens. Adults. Event Type: Book and Discussion groups. Contact: madeleine.gallagher@wcc.govt.nz. Theme: Arapaki evening events. Friday, May 21, 2021, 5:00 PM – 6:45 PM. Arapaki Manners Library, 12 Manners Street, Wellington. For more info visit wcl.govt.nz.

Dungeons and Dragons

Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub Calling all adventurers -- seasoned questers and fresh-faced recruits alike -- for Dungeons and Dragons campaigns at your local library. Solve problems, fight battles of epic proportions, and find your people in a friendly and supportive environment. We'll provide the Dungeon Master, dice, books and gear; you provide the imagination. Registrations required. Email - johnsonville.library@wcc.govt.nz to secure your place. Recommended for ages 9 - 19. Where: Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub. Audience: Teens. Event Type: Activities and Hobbies. Friday, May 21, 2021, 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM. 34 Moorefield Road, Johnsonville, Wellington 6037.

Code Club @ Mervyn Kemp (Tawa) Library

Mervyn Kemp (Tawa) Library Join us for these free coding clubs for children at the beginning of their coding journeys! Students will work their way through a range of fun coding projects supported by coding experts. This syllabus covers coding in Scratch 3.0. Registrations are required, and children enrol by default for two consecutive school terms: click here to register. Recommended for coders aged 9 - 13. NOTE: Tawa Code Club is currently full. Contact the library to be added to the waitlist; however the list is currently long and placement for the next two terms cannot be guaranteed. Where: Mervyn Kemp (Tawa) Library. Audience: Children. Teens. Event Type: Maker and Technology. Contact: Catherine at Tawa Library, 232 1690. Saturday, May 22, 2021, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. 158 Main Road Tawa 5028. For more info visit codeclub.nz.

Social Saturdays

Newtown Library Join us for a relaxed hour of arts, crafts, and skill swaps. Enjoyed by people of all ages. Where: Newtown Library. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. Seniors. Event Type: Activities and Hobbies. Contact: Newtown Library. Theme: arts, crafts, and skill swaps. Saturday, May 22, 2021, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. 13 Constable Street Newtown 6021. For more info visit www.wcl.govt.nz.

Harp Concert

Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub It's NZ Music Month! What better way to celebrate than listening to the soothing sounds of local harpist Tiffany Baker at Waitohi Library. Tiffany is happy to chat to you about her craft after the performance. Where: Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub. Audience: Preschool. Children. Teens. Adults. Seniors. Event Type: Music and Movies. Special Events. Contact: Sue Jane. Theme: A fun and relaxing harp performance to help celebrate NZ Music Month. Saturday, May 22, 2021, 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM. Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub, 34 Moorefield Road, Johnsonville, Wellington 6037. For more info visit tiffanybakerharp.weebly.com.

Family Storytime

Te Awe Library Fun and interactive stories, songs and rhymes to inspire your preschooler and help grow a love of literacy. Through stories and play, children learn how to express themselves and understand the world around them. Recommended for children aged 2 - 4 with their caregivers. Where: Te Awe Library. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Saturday, May 22, 2021, 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM. 29B Brandon Street, Wellington.

LEGO® Time

Te Awe Library Come down to the library and get creative in these free-build sessions with our extensive LEGO® collections. Builders of all ages and experience levels are welcome to get stuck in. Recommended for ages 5 - 105. Children under the age of 14 years should be accompanied by a caregiver. Registrations are not required. Where: Te Awe Library. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. Event Type: Activities and Hobbies. Sunday, May 23, 2021, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Te Awe Library, 29b Brandon Street. For more info visit wcl.govt.nz.

Pre-school storytime at Ruth Gotlieb (Kilbirnie) Library

Kilbirnie Library Storytime runs for about half an hour, with stories and songs. Pre-school storytimes are fun and free - there's no charge, and you don't have to book. Storytime is aimed at pre-school age children (three and four years old) - but younger siblings are always welcome! Where: Ruth Gotlieb (Kilbirnie) Library. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Contact: Phone us on (04) 387 1480, or email us. Monday, May 24, 2021, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. 101 Kilbirnie Crescent Kilbirnie 6022. For more info visit www.wcl.govt.nz.

Pre-school storytime at Mervyn Kemp (Tawa) Library

Mervyn Kemp (Tawa) Library Storytime runs for about half an hour, with stories and songs. Pre-school storytimes are fun and free - there's no charge, and you don't have to book. Storytime is aimed at pre-school age children (three and four years old) - but younger siblings are always welcome! Where: Mervyn Kemp (Tawa) Library. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Contact: Phone us on (04) 232 1690, or email us. Monday, May 24, 2021, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. cnr Cambridge St & Main Rd Tawa 5028. For more info visit www.wcl.govt.nz.

Baby Rock and Rhyme at Te Awe Library

Te Awe Library A fun and educational programme for parents and carers to interact with their babies through songs and stories. Rhyme, rhythm, repetition and music are the building blocks of language for babies. Recommended for children aged 0 - 2 years with their caregivers. Where: Te Awe Library. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Monday, May 24, 2021, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. 29B Brandon Street, Wellington. For more info visit wcl.govt.nz.

Social English Group at Kilbirnie Library

Kilbirnie Library Come along to our free English conversation sessions at Kilbirnie Library. We meet every Monday from 11am-12pm to chat and improve our English conversation skills. All levels welcome! Where: Ruth Gotlieb (Kilbirnie) Library. Audience: Teens. Adults. Seniors. Event Type: Book and Discussion groups. Culture and Language. Language: English. Contact: Fiona at Kilbirnie library - ph. 387 1480. Monday, May 24, 2021, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Kilbirnie Library 101 Kilbirnie Crescent Kilbirnie 6022. For more info visit www.wcl.govt.nz.

Baby Rock and Rhyme

Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub A fun and educational programme for parents and carers to interact with their babies through songs and stories. Rhyme, rhythm, repetition and music are the building blocks of language for babies. Recommended for children aged 0 - 2 years with their caregivers. Where: Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Monday, May 24, 2021, 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM. 34 Moorefield Road, Johnsonville, Wellington 6037.

CRAFTerschool

Mervyn Kemp (Tawa) Library CRAFTerschool is a free art & craft session aimed at school aged children. Sessions run from 3.30 - 4.30pm during the school term only. Try your hand at activities such as drawing, origami, mask making and much more. Where: Mervyn Kemp (Tawa) Library. Audience: Children. Event Type: Activities and Hobbies. Contact: Tawa Library. Theme: CRAFTerschool. Monday, May 24, 2021, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Tawa Library, 158 Main Road Tawa 5028.

Code Club @ Newtown Library

Newtown Library Join us for these free coding clubs for children at the beginning of their coding journeys! Students will work their way through a range of fun coding projects supported by coding experts. This syllabus covers coding in Scratch 3.0. Registrations are required, and children enrol by default for two consecutive school terms: visit https://codeclub.nz/join/Z2cz1 to register. Recommended for coders aged 9 - 13. Where: Newtown Library. Audience: Children. Event Type: Maker and Technology. Contact: William at Newtown Library, 389 2830. Monday, May 24, 2021, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. 13 Constable Street Newtown 6021.

Games Night @ Arapaki

Arapaki Manners Library Join us at Arapaki Library for a night of boardgame fun! People of all age groups are welcome, and you can come along as an individual or with a group. We have a great selection of games, but you are welcome to bring your own favourites to share with others. BYO snacks. Where: Arapaki Manners Library. Audience: Teens. Adults. Event Type: Activities and Hobbies. Contact: hannah.jenkin@wcc.govt.nz. Theme: Arapaki evening events. Monday, May 24, 2021, 5:00 PM – 6:45 PM. Arapaki Manners Library, 12 Manners Street, Wellington. For more info visit wcl.govt.nz.

Games Night

Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub 5-6pm every Monday at Johnsonville Library, Waitohi. Choose from a selection of fun board games with friends and future friends. They are like apps that live outside your phone! Where: Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. Seniors. Event Type: Activities and Hobbies. Monday, May 24, 2021, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub, 34 Moorefield Road, Johnsonville, Wellington 6037.

Baby Rock & Rhyme at Island Bay Library

Island Bay Library Baby Rock & Rhyme is a new way for parents and carers to interact with their babies through rhymes, finger-plays and stories delivered by experienced presenters. These free, weekly interactive sessions are a great opportunity to have fun, socialise and spend quality 'one-on-one' time with your tot. Where: Island Bay Library. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Contact: Phone us on (04) 477 6151, or email us. Tuesday, May 25, 2021, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM. Island Bay Library 167 The Parade Island Bay 6023. For more info visit www.wcl.govt.nz.

Better Digital Futures at Kilbirnie library

Kilbirnie Library Register for a series of free computer classes. For seniors who want to use digital technologies to pursue hobbies, find the right digital device, communicate with family and friends, and become more independent online. Registration is at the link below: https://diaa.arlo.co/w/upcoming/location-ruth-gotlieb-kilbirnie-library/. Where: Ruth Gotlieb (Kilbirnie) Library. Audience: Seniors. Event Type: Activities and Hobbies. Contact: Lauryn Hedley at Kilbirnie Library - phone 387 1480. Theme: Digital skills for seniors. Tuesday, May 25, 2021, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Kilbirnie Library 101 Kilbirnie Crescent Kilbirnie 6022. For more info visit diaa.arlo.co.

Baby Rock & Rhyme at Miramar Library

Miramar Library Baby Rock & Rhyme is a new way for parents and carers to interact with their babies through rhymes, finger-plays and stories delivered by experienced presenters. These free, weekly interactive sessions are a great opportunity to have fun, socialise and spend quality 'one-on-one' time with your tot. Where: Miramar Library. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Contact: Phone us on (04) 388 8005, or email us. Tuesday, May 25, 2021, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM. Miramar Library 68 Miramar Ave Miramar 6022. For more info visit www.wcl.govt.nz.

Pre-school storytime at Brooklyn Library

Brooklyn Library Storytime runs for about half an hour, with stories and songs. Pre-school storytimes are fun and free - there's no charge, and you don't have to book. Storytime is aimed at pre-school age children (three and four years old) - but younger siblings are always welcome! Where: Brooklyn Library. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Contact: Phone us on (04) 384 6814, or email us. Tuesday, May 25, 2021, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. 1 Harrison St Brooklyn 6021. For more info visit www.wcl.govt.nz.

Baby Rock & Rhyme at Cummings Park Library

Cummings Park Library Baby Rock & Rhyme is a new way for parents and carers to interact with their babies through rhymes, finger-plays and stories delivered by experienced presenters. These free, weekly interactive sessions are a great opportunity to have fun, socialise and spend quality 'one-on-one' time with your tot. Where: Cummings Park Library. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Contact: Phone us on (04) 479 2344, or email us. Tuesday, May 25, 2021, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Cummings Park Library 1 Ottawa Rd Ngaio 6035. For more info visit www.wcl.govt.nz.

Preschool Storytime at Karori Library

Karori Library Storytime runs for about half an hour, with stories and songs. Pre-school storytimes are fun and free - there's no charge, and you don't have to book. Storytime is aimed at pre-school age children (three and four years old) - but younger siblings are always welcome! Where: Karori Library. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Contact: Phone us on (04) 476 8413, or email us. Tuesday, May 25, 2021, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. 247 Karori Rd Karori 6012. For more info visit www.wcl.govt.nz.

Preschool Storytime

Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub Fun and interactive stories, songs and rhymes to inspire your preschooler and help grow a love of literacy. Through stories and play, children learn how to express themselves and understand the world around them. Johnsonville Library has many storytimes each week for you to enjoy, including: One weekly session on Fridays in te reo Māori One monthly session on the first Saturday of the month in a community language. Recommended for children aged 2 - 4 with their caregivers. Where: Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Tuesday, May 25, 2021, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. 34 Moorefield Road, Johnsonville, Wellington 6037.

Better Digital Futures at Te Awe Library

Te Awe Library Better Digital Futures is a community-based digital literacy programme that supports adults to build their digital skills in small easy steps. The programme is for anyone wanting basic computer knowledge who wishes to develop digital skills relevant to their work and life. In this stream we will be covering: Online Shopping , Digital Banking , Managing Photos , Problem Solving Online Registrations are essential and can be found here: https://diaa.arlo.co/w/courses/266-digital-engagement-pathway/12489. Where: Te Awe Library. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Event Type: Activities and Hobbies. Contact: Te Awe Library -- phone 04 801 3529. To register, click the link in the event description. Tuesday, May 25, 2021, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Te Awe Library, 29B Brandon Street. For more info visit diaa.arlo.co.

Code Club @ Karori Library

Karori Library Join us for these free coding clubs for children at the beginning of their coding journeys! Students will work their way through a range of fun coding projects supported by coding experts. This syllabus covers coding in Scratch 3.0. Registrations are required, and children enrol by default for two consecutive school terms: visit https://codeclub.nz/join/SH1wK to register. Recommended for coders aged 9 - 13. Where: Karori Library. Audience: Children. Event Type: Maker and Technology. Contact: Charlotte at Karori Library, 476 8413. Tuesday, May 25, 2021, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. 247 Karori Road Karori 6012.

Kid's Book Club - Wadestown Library

Wadestown Library Come along to a book club for primary school age kids. We’ll chat about the books we’re currently reading and share suggestions of books to read! Where: Wadestown Library. Audience: Children. Event Type: Book and Discussion groups. Contact: Kath Read. Tuesday, May 25, 2021, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Wadestown Library, cnr Moorhouse St & Lennel Rd Wadestown 6012.

Zine Make n' Swap

Arapaki Manners Library Come on down to Arapaki Library on Manners Street every Tuesday evening to spend some time making zines and socialising with other local zinemakers. We'll supply plenty of materials, but feel free to bring your own as well. Once you've finished putting your zines together, you can swap with other zinemakers and/or you can donate your completed zines to the library, which people will then be able to browse and borrow! Where: Arapaki Manners Library. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. Seniors. Event Type: Activities and Hobbies. Tuesday, May 25, 2021, 5:00 PM – 6:45 PM.

Movie Night

Te Awe Library Indie films, art-house flicks, documentaries and more -- join us at the library for a free film screening every month. Movies are selected from the library's collections and are suitable for adults. Check with the library to find out which movie is showing. Where: Te Awe Library. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Event Type: Music and Movies. Tuesday, May 25, 2021, 5:45 PM – 7:15 PM. 29B Brandon Street, Wellington.

Baby Rock and Rhyme

Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub A fun and educational programme for parents and carers to interact with their babies through songs and stories. Rhyme, rhythm, repetition and music are the building blocks of language for babies. Recommended for children aged 0 - 2 years with their caregivers. Where: Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Wednesday, May 26, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. 34 Moorefield Road, Johnsonville, Wellington 6037.

Pre-school storytime at Cummings Park Library

Cummings Park Library Storytime runs for about half an hour, with stories and songs. Pre-school storytimes are fun and free - there's no charge, and you don't have to book. Storytime is aimed at pre-school age children (three and four years old) - but younger siblings are always welcome! Where: Cummings Park Library. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Contact: Phone us on (04) 479 2344, or email us. Wednesday, May 26, 2021, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. 1 Ottawa Rd Ngaio 6035. For more info visit www.wcl.govt.nz.

Preschool Storytime at Karori Library

Karori Library Storytime runs for about half an hour, with stories and songs. Pre-school storytimes are fun and free - there's no charge, and you don't have to book. Storytime is aimed at pre-school age children (three and four years old) - but younger siblings are always welcome! Where: Karori Library. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Contact: Phone us on (04) 476 8413, or email us. Wednesday, May 26, 2021, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. 247 Karori Rd Karori 6012. For more info visit www.wcl.govt.nz.

Pre-school storytime at Ruth Gotlieb (Kilbirnie) Library

Kilbirnie Library Storytime runs for about half an hour, with stories and songs. Pre-school storytimes are fun and free - there's no charge, and you don't have to book. Storytime is aimed at pre-school age children (three and four years old) - but younger siblings are always welcome! Where: Ruth Gotlieb (Kilbirnie) Library. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Contact: Phone us on (04) 387 1480, or email us. Wednesday, May 26, 2021, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. 101 Kilbirnie Crescent Kilbirnie 6022. For more info visit www.wcl.govt.nz.

Pre-school storytime at Newtown Library

Newtown Library Storytime runs for about half an hour, with stories and songs. Pre-school storytimes are fun and free - there's no charge, and you don't have to book. Storytime is aimed at pre-school age children (three and four years old) - but younger siblings are always welcome! Where: Newtown Library. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Contact: Phone us on (04) 389 2830, or email us. Wednesday, May 26, 2021, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. 13 Constable St Newtown 6021. For more info visit www.wcl.govt.nz.

Social English Group at Newtown Library

Newtown Library Come along to our free English conversation sessions at Newtown Library. We meet every Wednesday from 11am-12pm to chat and improve our English conversation skills. All levels welcome! Where: Newtown Library. Audience: Adults. Event Type: Book and Discussion groups. Culture and Language. Language: English. Contact: Newtown Library (ph 389 2830). Wednesday, May 26, 2021, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Newtown Library 13 Constable Street Newtown Wellington 6021. For more info visit www.wcl.govt.nz.

Better Digital Futures at Arapaki Library

Arapaki Manners Library Better Digital Futures is a digital literacy programme that supports adults to build their digital skills in small easy steps. The programme is for anyone wanting basic computer knowledge who wishes to develop digital skills relevant to their work and life. In this stream we will be covering: Pursuing Hobbies , Finding the Right Device , Communicating with Family , Reducing Dependence on Others Registrations are essential and can be found here: https://diaa.arlo.co/w/courses/267-digital-introductory-pathway/12484. Where: Arapaki Manners Library. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Event Type: Activities and Hobbies. Contact: Arapaki Manners Library: 04 803 8303. For registrations, you can register at the link in the description. Wednesday, May 26, 2021, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Arapaki Manners Library 12 Manners Street Wellington. For more info visit diaa.arlo.co.

Baby Rock and Rhyme at Te Awe Library

Te Awe Library A fun and educational programme for parents and carers to interact with their babies through songs and stories. Rhyme, rhythm, repetition and music are the building blocks of language for babies. Recommended for children aged 0 - 2 years with their caregivers. Where: Te Awe Library. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Wednesday, May 26, 2021, 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM. 29B Brandon Street, Wellington. For more info visit wcl.govt.nz.

CRAFTerschool

Miramar Library Come down to Miramar Library after school on Wednesdays during term time for these fun, free arts and crafts sessions for school-aged children. Get stuck into activities such as drawing, beading, origami, mask-making, and more, while making friends with other crafty kids. Suitable for children aged 5-12. Where: Miramar Library. Audience: Children. Event Type: Activities and Hobbies. Contact: 388 8005. Wednesday, May 26, 2021, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. 68 Miramar Avenue Miramar 6022.

CRAFTerschool

The HIVE Free arts and crafts for school-aged children. Get stuck into activities such as drawing, beading, origami, mask-making and much more. Whatever your level of ability, you'll have heaps of fun while making friends with other crafty kids in these hands-on sessions. Registrations not required. This programme runs weekly during term-time. Where: Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub. Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub > The HIVE. Audience: Children. Event Type: Activities and Hobbies. Wednesday, May 26, 2021, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. 34 Moorefield Road, Johnsonville, Wellington 6037.

Code Club @ He Matapihi Library

He Matapihi Molesworth Library Join us for these free coding clubs for children at the beginning of their coding journeys! Students will work their way through a range of fun coding projects supported by coding experts. This syllabus covers coding in Scratch 3.0. Registrations are required, and children enrol by default for two consecutive school terms: click here to register. Recommended for coders aged 9 - 13. Where: He Matapihi Molesworth. Audience: Children. Teens. Event Type: Maker and Technology. Contact: Reece at He Matapihi, 801 4122. Wednesday, May 26, 2021, 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM. 70 Molesworth Street Thorndon 6011. For more info visit codeclub.nz.

Chess Night @ Arapaki

Arapaki Manners Library If you enjoyed the “Queen’s gambit” come along to Arapaki Library on Wednesdays Between 5.00pm - 6.45pm to play chess. We have two chess sets available, or you are welcome to bring your own, for an evening of challenging games. People of all age groups are welcome. Where: Arapaki Manners Library. Audience: Teens. Adults. Event Type: Activities and Hobbies. Contact: diana.gornik@wcc.govt.nz. Theme: Arapaki evening events. Wednesday, May 26, 2021, 5:00 PM – 6:45 PM. Arapaki Manners Library, 12 Manners Street, Wellington. For more info visit wcl.govt.nz.

Code Club Level 2

The HIVE Code Club Level 2 is a free coding club for children who have some coding experience under their belts. Students will select stimulating projects to work through supported by coding experts. This syllabus covers coding in Scratch 3.0, Python, and HTML/CSS. Registrations are required: visit https://codeclub.nz/join/VFQY6 to register. Recommended for coders aged 9 - 13. Where: Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub > The HIVE. Audience: Children. Event Type: Maker and Technology. Wednesday, May 26, 2021, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM. 34 Moorefield Road, Johnsonville, Wellington 6037.

Baby Rock and Rhyme

Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub A fun and educational programme for parents and carers to interact with their babies through songs and stories. Rhyme, rhythm, repetition and music are the building blocks of language for babies. Recommended for children aged 0 - 2 years with their caregivers. Where: Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Thursday, May 27, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. 34 Moorefield Road, Johnsonville, Wellington 6037.

Pre-school storytime at Island Bay Library

Island Bay Library Storytime runs for about half an hour, with stories and songs. Pre-school storytimes are fun and free - there's no charge, and you don't have to book. Storytime is aimed at pre-school age children (three and four years old) - but younger siblings are always welcome! Where: Island Bay Library. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Contact: Phone us on (04) 383 7216, or email us. Thursday, May 27, 2021, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. 167 The Parade Island Bay 6023. For more info visit www.wcl.govt.nz.

Baby Rock & Rhyme at Karori Library

Karori Library Baby Rock & Rhyme is a new way for parents and carers to interact with their babies through rhymes, finger-plays and stories delivered by experienced presenters. These free, weekly interactive sessions are a great opportunity to have fun, socialise and spend quality 'one-on-one' time with your tot. Where: Karori Library. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Contact: Phone us on (04) 476 8413, or email us. Thursday, May 27, 2021, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. 247 Karori Rd Karori 6012. For more info visit www.wcl.govt.nz.

Kōhunga Kōrero

Miramar Library Whāngaia tō Tama Toa ki te pānui pukapuka. Pakiwaitara i roto i te reo Māori. E 30 meneti pakiwaitara, rotarota, waiata hoki i roto i te reo Māori nō ngā kōhungahunga me ō rātou mātua kaitiaki. Get your superhero hooked on books with storytimes in te reo Māori at your local library. Featuring stories, rhymes and songs in te reo Māori, these sessions are open to anyone, and are recommended for children aged 2 - 6 years. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Registrations not required. Where: Miramar Library. Audience: Preschool. Children. Event Type: Culture and Language. Early Learning and Literacy. Language: Te Reo Māori. Contact: Phone us on (04) 388 8005, or email us. Thursday, May 27, 2021, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Miramar Library, 68 Miramar Ave, Miramar 6022. For more info visit www.wcl.govt.nz.

Pre-school storytime at Miramar Library

Miramar Library Storytime runs for about half an hour, with stories and songs. Pre-school storytimes are fun and free - there's no charge, and you don't have to book. Storytime is aimed at pre-school age children (three and four years old) - but younger siblings are always welcome! Where: Miramar Library. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Contact: Phone us on (04) 388 8005, or email us. Thursday, May 27, 2021, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. 68 Miramar Ave Miramar 6022. For more info visit www.wcl.govt.nz.

Preschool Storytime at Arapaki Library

Arapaki Manners Library Storytime runs for about half an hour, with stories and songs. Pre-school storytimes are fun and free - there's no charge, and you don't have to book. Storytime is aimed at pre-school age children (three and four years old) - but younger siblings are always welcome! Where: Arapaki Manners Library. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Contact: Phone us on (04) 803 8303, or email us. Thursday, May 27, 2021, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. 12 Manners Street Wellington Central 6011. For more info visit www.wcl.govt.nz.

Preschool Storytime at Te Awe Library

Te Awe Library Fun and interactive stories, songs and rhymes to inspire your preschooler and help grow a love of literacy. Through stories and play, children learn how to express themselves and understand the world around them. Recommended for children aged 2 - 4 with their caregivers. Where: Te Awe Library. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Thursday, May 27, 2021, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. 29B Brandon Street, Wellington 6011. For more info visit wcl.govt.nz.

Let's Go LEGO®

Miramar Library Let's build - let's explore - let's create! Come along to your library on the 4th Thursday of every month to create your LEGO® masterpiece. Suitable for ages 5+. Where: Miramar Library. Audience: Children. Contact: Miramar Library, 388 8005. Event Type: Activities and Hobbies. Thursday, May 27, 2021, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. 68 Miramar Avenue Miramar 6022. For more info visit www.wcl.govt.nz.

Code Club Level 1

The HIVE Code Club Level 1 is a free coding club for children at the beginning of their coding journey. Students will work their way through a range of fun coding projects supported by coding experts. This syllabus covers coding in Scratch 3.0 only. Registrations are required, and children enrol by default for two consecutive school terms: visit https://codeclub.nz/join/orAgL to register. Recommended for coders aged 9 - 13. Where: Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub > The HIVE. Audience: Children. Event Type: Maker and Technology. Thursday, May 27, 2021, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. 34 Moorefield Road, Johnsonville, Wellington 6037.

Write Night @ Arapaki

Arapaki Manners Library Come along to Arapaki Library on Thursday for our very own Write Night! This is a fantastic opportunity for budding and professional writers alike to come together and enjoy a space to pursue new and old writing projects. There will be fun themed events and other fun writing activities to get your writing juices flowing! All age groups welcome. Where: Arapaki Manners Library. Audience: Teens. Adults. Event Type: Activities and Hobbies. Contact: enquiries@wcl.govt.nz, or phone the Arapaki Library team on 04 803 8303. Theme: Arapaki evening events. Thursday, May 27, 2021, 5:00 PM – 6:45 PM. Arapaki Manners Library, 12 Manners Street, Wellington. For more info visit wcl.govt.nz.

Movie night @ Wadestown

Wadestown Library We are showing free movies at Wadestown Library, with a new theme every month. Films are suitable for adults and mostly rated PG (Parental Guidance Suggested) or G (General). Everyone is welcome. Where: Wadestown Library. Audience: Adults. Event Type: Music and Movies. Contact: 04 4735211. Thursday, May 27, 2021, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. 1 Moorhouse St, Wadestown, Wellington 6012. For more info visit www.wcl.govt.nz.

Baby Rock & Rhyme at Tawa Library

Mervyn Kemp (Tawa) Library Baby Rock & Rhyme is a new way for parents and carers to interact with their babies through rhymes, finger-plays and stories delivered by experienced presenters. These free, weekly interactive sessions are a great opportunity to have fun, socialise and spend quality 'one-on-one' time with your tot. Where: Mervyn Kemp (Tawa) Library. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Contact: Phone us on (04) 232 1690, or email us. Friday, May 28, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Tawa Library cnr Cambridge St & Main Rd Tawa 5028. For more info visit www.wcl.govt.nz.

Baby Rock & Rhyme at Ruth Gotlieb (Kilbirnie) Library

Kilbirnie Library Baby Rock & Rhyme is a new way for parents and carers to interact with their babies through rhymes, finger-plays and stories delivered by experienced presenters. These free, weekly interactive sessions are a great opportunity to have fun, socialise and spend quality 'one-on-one' time with your tot. Where: Ruth Gotlieb (Kilbirnie) Library. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Contact: Phone us on (04) 387 1480, or email us. Friday, May 28, 2021, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM. 101 Kilbirnie Crescent Kilbirnie 6022. For more info visit www.wcl.govt.nz.

Baby Rock & Rhyme at Karori Library

Karori Library Baby Rock & Rhyme is a new way for parents and carers to interact with their babies through rhymes, finger-plays and stories delivered by experienced presenters. These free, weekly interactive sessions are a great opportunity to have fun, socialise and spend quality 'one-on-one' time with your tot. Where: Karori Library. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Contact: Phone us on (04) 476 8413, or email us. Friday, May 28, 2021, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. 247 Karori Rd Karori 6012. For more info visit www.wcl.govt.nz.

Pre-school storytime at Khandallah Library

Khandallah Library Storytime runs for about half an hour, with stories and songs. Pre-school storytimes are fun and free - there's no charge, and you don't have to book. Storytime is aimed at pre-school age children (three and four years old) - but younger siblings are always welcome! Where: Khandallah Library. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Contact: Phone us on (04) 479 7535, or email us. Friday, May 28, 2021, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. 8 Ganges Rd Khandallah 6035. For more info visit www.wcl.govt.nz.

Preschool Storytime at Wadestown Library

Wadestown Library Storytime runs for about half an hour, with stories and songs. Pre-school storytimes are fun and free - there's no charge, and you don't have to book. Storytime is aimed at pre-school age children (three and four years old) - but younger siblings are always welcome! Where: Wadestown Library. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Contact: Phone us on (04) 473 5211, or email us. Friday, May 28, 2021, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. cnr Moorhouse St & Lennel Rd Wadestown 6012. For more info visit www.wcl.govt.nz.

Preschool Storytime at He Matapihi

He Matapihi Molesworth Library Fun and interactive stories, songs and rhymes to inspire your preschooler and help grow a love of literacy. Through stories and play, children learn how to express themselves and understand the world around them. Recommended for children aged 2 - 4 with their caregivers. Where: He Matapihi Molesworth. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Contact: 048014122. Friday, May 28, 2021, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. He Matapihi Molesworth Library, 70 Molesworth Street, Wellington.

Kōhunga Kōrero

Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub Whāngaia tō Tama Toa ki te pānui pukapuka. Pakiwaitara i roto i te reo Māori. E 30 meneti pakiwaitara, rotarota, waiata hoki i roto i te reo Māori nō ngā kōhungahunga me ō rātou mātua kaitiaki. Get your superhero hooked on books with storytimes in te reo Māori at your local library. Featuring stories, rhymes and songs in te reo Māori, these sessions are open to anyone, and are recommended for children aged 2 - 6 years. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Registrations not required. Where: Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub. Audience: Preschool. Children. Event Type: Culture and Language. Early Learning and Literacy. Language: Te reo Māori. Friday, May 28, 2021, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Johnsonville Library, 34 Moorefield Road, Johnsonville, Wellington 6037.

Let's Go LEGO®

Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub Let's build - let's explore - let's create! Come along to Johnsonville Library every second Friday to create your LEGO® masterpiece. Builders of all ages and experience levels are welcome to get stuck in. Suitable for ages 5+. Children under the age of 14 years should be accompanied by a caregiver. Where: Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub. Audience: Children. Event Type: Activities and Hobbies. Maker and Technology. Contact: Phone Jville Library on 477 6151. Friday, May 28, 2021, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub, 34 Moorefield Road, Johnsonville, Wellington 6037. For more info visit wcl.govt.nz.

Silent Book Club @ Arapaki

Arapaki Manners Library Come along to Arapaki Library on Friday nights for our very own silent book club! Bring your current book or browse our shelves for something new and read alongside other book-lovers with the opportunity to discuss afterwards. People of all age groups are welcome. Where: Arapaki Manners Library. Audience: Teens. Adults. Event Type: Book and Discussion groups. Contact: madeleine.gallagher@wcc.govt.nz. Theme: Arapaki evening events. Friday, May 28, 2021, 5:00 PM – 6:45 PM. Arapaki Manners Library, 12 Manners Street, Wellington. For more info visit wcl.govt.nz.

Dungeons and Dragons

Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub Calling all adventurers -- seasoned questers and fresh-faced recruits alike -- for Dungeons and Dragons campaigns at your local library. Solve problems, fight battles of epic proportions, and find your people in a friendly and supportive environment. We'll provide the Dungeon Master, dice, books and gear; you provide the imagination. Registrations required. Email - johnsonville.library@wcc.govt.nz to secure your place. Recommended for ages 9 - 19. Where: Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub. Audience: Teens. Event Type: Activities and Hobbies. Friday, May 28, 2021, 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM. 34 Moorefield Road, Johnsonville, Wellington 6037.

Deluge Workshop with Ian Jorgensen

Off-site events For New Zealand Music Month & Techweek2021 the National Library of New Zealand & Ngā Taonga Sound and Vision are hosting Algo-Rhythm, a combined 3 hour event of sonic exploration and entertainment, with something fun for everyone with performances and workshops throughout the day! As a part of this Wellington Music at WCL is hosting an exclusive one-off Deluge workshop with Synthstrom Audible co-founder Ian Jorgensen. This will be a special intimate session with Ian, with 4 Deluges and only 8 slots available. Algo-Rhythm is a whānau day of technology and music, so if you have a teen who is into music and beat-making, this is a perfect opportunity to spend time with them in a musical setting. This session will take place at 10am on Saturday May 29th at the National Library of New Zealand on the corner of Molesworth and Aitken Streets, Thorndon. Booking is essential. Book using the button above to ensure your place. Where: Off-site. Audience: Teens. Adults. Event Type: Maker and Technology. Contact: Email enquiries@wcl.govt.nz. Theme: Music & Technology - New Zealand Music Month. Saturday, May 29, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. National Library, 70 Molesworth Street, Thorndon, Wellington 6011. For more info visit natlib.govt.nz.

Vinyl Club at Johnsonville Library

Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub Calling all music enthusiasts! Vinyl Club is a place to meet, share and discuss anything related to record collecting. Feel free to bring along an album or single to spin.​ Join our librarians for our inaugural meeting, which will include a presentation on the history of progressive rock! Where: Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub. Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub > The HIVE. Audience: Teens. Adults. Event Type: Music and Movies. Contact: Phone Johnsonville Library on 477 6151, or email enquiries@wcl.govt.nz. Saturday, May 29, 2021, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub, 34 Moorefield Road, Johnsonville, Wellington 6037. For more info visit wcl.govt.nz.

Code Club @ Mervyn Kemp (Tawa) Library

Mervyn Kemp (Tawa) Library Join us for these free coding clubs for children at the beginning of their coding journeys! Students will work their way through a range of fun coding projects supported by coding experts. This syllabus covers coding in Scratch 3.0. Registrations are required, and children enrol by default for two consecutive school terms: click here to register. Recommended for coders aged 9 - 13. NOTE: Tawa Code Club is currently full. Contact the library to be added to the waitlist; however the list is currently long and placement for the next two terms cannot be guaranteed. Where: Mervyn Kemp (Tawa) Library. Audience: Children. Teens. Event Type: Maker and Technology. Contact: Catherine at Tawa Library, 232 1690. Saturday, May 29, 2021, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. 158 Main Road Tawa 5028. For more info visit codeclub.nz.

Social Saturdays

Newtown Library Join us for a relaxed hour of arts, crafts, and skill swaps. Enjoyed by people of all ages. Where: Newtown Library. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. Seniors. Event Type: Activities and Hobbies. Contact: Newtown Library. Theme: arts, crafts, and skill swaps. Saturday, May 29, 2021, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. 13 Constable Street Newtown 6021. For more info visit www.wcl.govt.nz.

Preschool Storytime

Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub Fun and interactive stories, songs and rhymes to inspire your preschooler and help grow a love of literacy. Through stories and play, children learn how to express themselves and understand the world around them. Johnsonville Library has many storytimes each week for you to enjoy, including: One weekly session on Fridays in te reo Māori One monthly session on the first Saturday of the month in a community language. Recommended for children aged 2 - 4 with their caregivers. Where: Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Saturday, May 29, 2021, 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM. 34 Moorefield Road, Johnsonville, Wellington 6037.

Family Storytime

Te Awe Library Fun and interactive stories, songs and rhymes to inspire your preschooler and help grow a love of literacy. Through stories and play, children learn how to express themselves and understand the world around them. Recommended for children aged 2 - 4 with their caregivers. Where: Te Awe Library. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Saturday, May 29, 2021, 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM. 29B Brandon Street, Wellington.

LEGO® Time

Te Awe Library Come down to the library and get creative in these free-build sessions with our extensive LEGO® collections. Builders of all ages and experience levels are welcome to get stuck in. Recommended for ages 5 - 105. Children under the age of 14 years should be accompanied by a caregiver. Registrations are not required. Where: Te Awe Library. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. Event Type: Activities and Hobbies. Sunday, May 30, 2021, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Te Awe Library, 29b Brandon Street. For more info visit wcl.govt.nz.

Movies at the Hub

Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub Join us for a free movie screening every other Sunday at Johnsonville Library. We'll be showing a handpicked selection of films from our collection. Check our Facebook for ratings and more information. Where: Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. Seniors. Event Type: Music and Movies. Sunday, May 30, 2021, 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM. Johnsonville Library, 34 Moorefield Road, Johnsonville, Wellington 6037.

Pre-school storytime at Ruth Gotlieb (Kilbirnie) Library

Kilbirnie Library Storytime runs for about half an hour, with stories and songs. Pre-school storytimes are fun and free - there's no charge, and you don't have to book. Storytime is aimed at pre-school age children (three and four years old) - but younger siblings are always welcome! Where: Ruth Gotlieb (Kilbirnie) Library. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Contact: Phone us on (04) 387 1480, or email us. Monday, May 31, 2021, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. 101 Kilbirnie Crescent Kilbirnie 6022. For more info visit www.wcl.govt.nz.

Pre-school storytime at Mervyn Kemp (Tawa) Library

Mervyn Kemp (Tawa) Library Storytime runs for about half an hour, with stories and songs. Pre-school storytimes are fun and free - there's no charge, and you don't have to book. Storytime is aimed at pre-school age children (three and four years old) - but younger siblings are always welcome! Where: Mervyn Kemp (Tawa) Library. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Contact: Phone us on (04) 232 1690, or email us. Monday, May 31, 2021, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. cnr Cambridge St & Main Rd Tawa 5028. For more info visit www.wcl.govt.nz.

Baby Rock and Rhyme at Te Awe Library

Te Awe Library A fun and educational programme for parents and carers to interact with their babies through songs and stories. Rhyme, rhythm, repetition and music are the building blocks of language for babies. Recommended for children aged 0 - 2 years with their caregivers. Where: Te Awe Library. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Monday, May 31, 2021, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. 29B Brandon Street, Wellington. For more info visit wcl.govt.nz.

Social English Group at Kilbirnie Library

Kilbirnie Library Come along to our free English conversation sessions at Kilbirnie Library. We meet every Monday from 11am-12pm to chat and improve our English conversation skills. All levels welcome! Where: Ruth Gotlieb (Kilbirnie) Library. Audience: Teens. Adults. Seniors. Event Type: Book and Discussion groups. Culture and Language. Language: English. Contact: Fiona at Kilbirnie library - ph. 387 1480. Monday, May 31, 2021, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Kilbirnie Library 101 Kilbirnie Crescent Kilbirnie 6022. For more info visit www.wcl.govt.nz.

Baby Rock and Rhyme

Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub A fun and educational programme for parents and carers to interact with their babies through songs and stories. Rhyme, rhythm, repetition and music are the building blocks of language for babies. Recommended for children aged 0 - 2 years with their caregivers. Where: Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Monday, May 31, 2021, 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM. 34 Moorefield Road, Johnsonville, Wellington 6037.

CRAFTerschool

Mervyn Kemp (Tawa) Library CRAFTerschool is a free art & craft session aimed at school aged children. Sessions run from 3.30 - 4.30pm during the school term only. Try your hand at activities such as drawing, origami, mask making and much more. Where: Mervyn Kemp (Tawa) Library. Audience: Children. Event Type: Activities and Hobbies. Contact: Tawa Library. Theme: CRAFTerschool. Monday, May 31, 2021, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Tawa Library, 158 Main Road Tawa 5028.

Code Club @ Newtown Library

Newtown Library Join us for these free coding clubs for children at the beginning of their coding journeys! Students will work their way through a range of fun coding projects supported by coding experts. This syllabus covers coding in Scratch 3.0. Registrations are required, and children enrol by default for two consecutive school terms: visit https://codeclub.nz/join/Z2cz1 to register. Recommended for coders aged 9 - 13. Where: Newtown Library. Audience: Children. Event Type: Maker and Technology. Contact: William at Newtown Library, 389 2830. Monday, May 31, 2021, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. 13 Constable Street Newtown 6021.

Games Night @ Arapaki

Arapaki Manners Library Join us at Arapaki Library for a night of boardgame fun! People of all age groups are welcome, and you can come along as an individual or with a group. We have a great selection of games, but you are welcome to bring your own favourites to share with others. BYO snacks. Where: Arapaki Manners Library. Audience: Teens. Adults. Event Type: Activities and Hobbies. Contact: hannah.jenkin@wcc.govt.nz. Theme: Arapaki evening events. Monday, May 31, 2021, 5:00 PM – 6:45 PM. Arapaki Manners Library, 12 Manners Street, Wellington. For more info visit wcl.govt.nz.

Games Night

Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub 5-6pm every Monday at Johnsonville Library, Waitohi. Choose from a selection of fun board games with friends and future friends. They are like apps that live outside your phone! Where: Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. Seniors. Event Type: Activities and Hobbies. Monday, May 31, 2021, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub, 34 Moorefield Road, Johnsonville, Wellington 6037.

Baby Rock & Rhyme at Island Bay Library

Island Bay Library Baby Rock & Rhyme is a new way for parents and carers to interact with their babies through rhymes, finger-plays and stories delivered by experienced presenters. These free, weekly interactive sessions are a great opportunity to have fun, socialise and spend quality 'one-on-one' time with your tot. Where: Island Bay Library. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Contact: Phone us on (04) 477 6151, or email us. Tuesday, June 1, 2021, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM. Island Bay Library 167 The Parade Island Bay 6023. For more info visit www.wcl.govt.nz.

Better Digital Futures at Kilbirnie library

Kilbirnie Library Register for a series of free computer classes. For seniors who want to use digital technologies to pursue hobbies, find the right digital device, communicate with family and friends, and become more independent online. Registration is at the link below: https://diaa.arlo.co/w/upcoming/location-ruth-gotlieb-kilbirnie-library/. Where: Ruth Gotlieb (Kilbirnie) Library. Audience: Seniors. Event Type: Activities and Hobbies. Contact: Lauryn Hedley at Kilbirnie Library - phone 387 1480. Theme: Digital skills for seniors. Tuesday, June 1, 2021, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Kilbirnie Library 101 Kilbirnie Crescent Kilbirnie 6022. For more info visit diaa.arlo.co.

Baby Rock & Rhyme at Miramar Library

Miramar Library Baby Rock & Rhyme is a new way for parents and carers to interact with their babies through rhymes, finger-plays and stories delivered by experienced presenters. These free, weekly interactive sessions are a great opportunity to have fun, socialise and spend quality 'one-on-one' time with your tot. Where: Miramar Library. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Contact: Phone us on (04) 388 8005, or email us. Tuesday, June 1, 2021, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM. Miramar Library 68 Miramar Ave Miramar 6022. For more info visit www.wcl.govt.nz.

Pre-school storytime at Brooklyn Library

Brooklyn Library Storytime runs for about half an hour, with stories and songs. Pre-school storytimes are fun and free - there's no charge, and you don't have to book. Storytime is aimed at pre-school age children (three and four years old) - but younger siblings are always welcome! Where: Brooklyn Library. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Contact: Phone us on (04) 384 6814, or email us. Tuesday, June 1, 2021, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. 1 Harrison St Brooklyn 6021. For more info visit www.wcl.govt.nz.

Baby Rock & Rhyme at Cummings Park Library

Cummings Park Library Baby Rock & Rhyme is a new way for parents and carers to interact with their babies through rhymes, finger-plays and stories delivered by experienced presenters. These free, weekly interactive sessions are a great opportunity to have fun, socialise and spend quality 'one-on-one' time with your tot. Where: Cummings Park Library. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Contact: Phone us on (04) 479 2344, or email us. Tuesday, June 1, 2021, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Cummings Park Library 1 Ottawa Rd Ngaio 6035. For more info visit www.wcl.govt.nz.

Preschool Storytime at Karori Library

Karori Library Storytime runs for about half an hour, with stories and songs. Pre-school storytimes are fun and free - there's no charge, and you don't have to book. Storytime is aimed at pre-school age children (three and four years old) - but younger siblings are always welcome! Where: Karori Library. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Contact: Phone us on (04) 476 8413, or email us. Tuesday, June 1, 2021, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. 247 Karori Rd Karori 6012. For more info visit www.wcl.govt.nz.

Tea and Tales

Mervyn Kemp (Tawa) Library Join us for Tea and Tales at the library. Enjoy a cup of tea or coffee and lively book discussions with like-minded people, while sharing poems, excerpts and anecdotes with others for an hour at the library. Bring along something to share with the group. New members are always welcome; just pop along. This event is on the first Tuesday of every month. Where: Mervyn Kemp (Tawa) Library. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Event Type: Book and Discussion groups. Tuesday, June 1, 2021, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Tawa Library, 158 Main Road Tawa 5028.

Kōhunga Kōrero

Newtown Library Whāngaia tō Tama Toa ki te pānui pukapuka. Pakiwaitara i roto i te reo Māori. E 30 meneti pakiwaitara, rotarota, waiata hoki i roto i te reo Māori nō ngā kōhungahunga me ō rātou mātua kaitiaki. Get your superhero hooked on books with storytimes in te reo Māori at your local library. Featuring stories, rhymes and songs in te reo Māori, these sessions are open to anyone, and are recommended for children aged 2 - 6 years. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Registrations not required. Where: Newtown Library. Audience: Preschool. Children. Event Type: Culture and Language. Early Learning and Literacy. Language: Te Reo Māori. Contact: Phone us on (04) 389 2830, or email us. Tuesday, June 1, 2021, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Newtown Library, 13 Constable Street, Newtown, Wellington. For more info visit www.wcl.govt.nz.

Preschool Storytime

Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub Fun and interactive stories, songs and rhymes to inspire your preschooler and help grow a love of literacy. Through stories and play, children learn how to express themselves and understand the world around them. Johnsonville Library has many storytimes each week for you to enjoy, including: One weekly session on Fridays in te reo Māori One monthly session on the first Saturday of the month in a community language. Recommended for children aged 2 - 4 with their caregivers. Where: Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Tuesday, June 1, 2021, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. 34 Moorefield Road, Johnsonville, Wellington 6037.

Tea and Tales

Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub Join us for Tea and Tales at the library. Enjoy a cup of tea or coffee and lively book discussions with like-minded people, while sharing poems, excerpts and anecdotes with others for an hour at the library. Bring along something to share with the group. New members are always welcome; just pop along. This event is on the first Tuesday of every month. Where: Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Event Type: Book and Discussion groups. Tuesday, June 1, 2021, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. 34 Moorefield Road, Johnsonville, Wellington 6037.

Code Club @ Karori Library

Karori Library Join us for these free coding clubs for children at the beginning of their coding journeys! Students will work their way through a range of fun coding projects supported by coding experts. This syllabus covers coding in Scratch 3.0. Registrations are required, and children enrol by default for two consecutive school terms: visit https://codeclub.nz/join/SH1wK to register. Recommended for coders aged 9 - 13. Where: Karori Library. Audience: Children. Event Type: Maker and Technology. Contact: Charlotte at Karori Library, 476 8413. Tuesday, June 1, 2021, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. 247 Karori Road Karori 6012.

Zine Make n' Swap

Arapaki Manners Library Come on down to Arapaki Library on Manners Street every Tuesday evening to spend some time making zines and socialising with other local zinemakers. We'll supply plenty of materials, but feel free to bring your own as well. Once you've finished putting your zines together, you can swap with other zinemakers and/or you can donate your completed zines to the library, which people will then be able to browse and borrow! Where: Arapaki Manners Library. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. Seniors. Event Type: Activities and Hobbies. Tuesday, June 1, 2021, 5:00 PM – 6:45 PM.

Movie Night

Te Awe Library Indie films, art-house flicks, documentaries and more -- join us at the library for a free film screening every month. Movies are selected from the library's collections and are suitable for adults. Check with the library to find out which movie is showing. Where: Te Awe Library. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Event Type: Music and Movies. Tuesday, June 1, 2021, 5:45 PM – 7:15 PM. 29B Brandon Street, Wellington.

Baby Rock and Rhyme

Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub A fun and educational programme for parents and carers to interact with their babies through songs and stories. Rhyme, rhythm, repetition and music are the building blocks of language for babies. Recommended for children aged 0 - 2 years with their caregivers. Where: Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Wednesday, June 2, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. 34 Moorefield Road, Johnsonville, Wellington 6037.

Pre-school storytime at Cummings Park Library

Cummings Park Library Storytime runs for about half an hour, with stories and songs. Pre-school storytimes are fun and free - there's no charge, and you don't have to book. Storytime is aimed at pre-school age children (three and four years old) - but younger siblings are always welcome! Where: Cummings Park Library. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Contact: Phone us on (04) 479 2344, or email us. Wednesday, June 2, 2021, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. 1 Ottawa Rd Ngaio 6035. For more info visit www.wcl.govt.nz.

Preschool Storytime at Karori Library

Karori Library Storytime runs for about half an hour, with stories and songs. Pre-school storytimes are fun and free - there's no charge, and you don't have to book. Storytime is aimed at pre-school age children (three and four years old) - but younger siblings are always welcome! Where: Karori Library. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Contact: Phone us on (04) 476 8413, or email us. Wednesday, June 2, 2021, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. 247 Karori Rd Karori 6012. For more info visit www.wcl.govt.nz.

Pre-school storytime at Ruth Gotlieb (Kilbirnie) Library

Kilbirnie Library Storytime runs for about half an hour, with stories and songs. Pre-school storytimes are fun and free - there's no charge, and you don't have to book. Storytime is aimed at pre-school age children (three and four years old) - but younger siblings are always welcome! Where: Ruth Gotlieb (Kilbirnie) Library. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Contact: Phone us on (04) 387 1480, or email us. Wednesday, June 2, 2021, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. 101 Kilbirnie Crescent Kilbirnie 6022. For more info visit www.wcl.govt.nz.

Pre-school storytime at Newtown Library

Newtown Library Storytime runs for about half an hour, with stories and songs. Pre-school storytimes are fun and free - there's no charge, and you don't have to book. Storytime is aimed at pre-school age children (three and four years old) - but younger siblings are always welcome! Where: Newtown Library. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Contact: Phone us on (04) 389 2830, or email us. Wednesday, June 2, 2021, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. 13 Constable St Newtown 6021. For more info visit www.wcl.govt.nz.

Social English Group at Newtown Library

Newtown Library Come along to our free English conversation sessions at Newtown Library. We meet every Wednesday from 11am-12pm to chat and improve our English conversation skills. All levels welcome! Where: Newtown Library. Audience: Adults. Event Type: Book and Discussion groups. Culture and Language. Language: English. Contact: Newtown Library (ph 389 2830). Wednesday, June 2, 2021, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Newtown Library 13 Constable Street Newtown Wellington 6021. For more info visit www.wcl.govt.nz.

Island Bay Library Book Group

Island Bay Library Island Bay Book Club meets on the first Wednesday of every month. Pick up a copy of our Book Group notes from the library to see what we're reading. All welcome! Where: Island Bay Library. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Event Type: Book and Discussion groups. Language: English. Contact: Island Bay Library staff. Wednesday, June 2, 2021, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. 167 The Parade Island Bay 6023. For more info visit www.wcl.govt.nz.

Silent Book Club

Wadestown Library Come along to Wadestown library for our monthly Silent Book Club. Held on the first Wednesday of each month, a space for you to read with fellow book lovers, followed by a conversation about your latest reads. Where: Wadestown Library. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Event Type: Book and Discussion groups. Contact: Kath Read. Wednesday, June 2, 2021, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Wadestown Library - Corner of Moorhouse Street and Lennel Road.

Baby Rock and Rhyme at Te Awe Library

Te Awe Library A fun and educational programme for parents and carers to interact with their babies through songs and stories. Rhyme, rhythm, repetition and music are the building blocks of language for babies. Recommended for children aged 0 - 2 years with their caregivers. Where: Te Awe Library. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Wednesday, June 2, 2021, 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM. 29B Brandon Street, Wellington. For more info visit wcl.govt.nz.

CRAFTerschool

Miramar Library Come down to Miramar Library after school on Wednesdays during term time for these fun, free arts and crafts sessions for school-aged children. Get stuck into activities such as drawing, beading, origami, mask-making, and more, while making friends with other crafty kids. Suitable for children aged 5-12. Where: Miramar Library. Audience: Children. Event Type: Activities and Hobbies. Contact: 388 8005. Wednesday, June 2, 2021, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. 68 Miramar Avenue Miramar 6022.

CRAFTerschool

The HIVE Free arts and crafts for school-aged children. Get stuck into activities such as drawing, beading, origami, mask-making and much more. Whatever your level of ability, you'll have heaps of fun while making friends with other crafty kids in these hands-on sessions. Registrations not required. This programme runs weekly during term-time. Where: Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub. Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub > The HIVE. Audience: Children. Event Type: Activities and Hobbies. Wednesday, June 2, 2021, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. 34 Moorefield Road, Johnsonville, Wellington 6037.

Code Club @ He Matapihi Library

He Matapihi Molesworth Library Join us for these free coding clubs for children at the beginning of their coding journeys! Students will work their way through a range of fun coding projects supported by coding experts. This syllabus covers coding in Scratch 3.0. Registrations are required, and children enrol by default for two consecutive school terms: click here to register. Recommended for coders aged 9 - 13. Where: He Matapihi Molesworth. Audience: Children. Teens. Event Type: Maker and Technology. Contact: Reece at He Matapihi, 801 4122. Wednesday, June 2, 2021, 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM. 70 Molesworth Street Thorndon 6011. For more info visit codeclub.nz.

Chess Night @ Arapaki

Arapaki Manners Library If you enjoyed the “Queen’s gambit” come along to Arapaki Library on Wednesdays Between 5.00pm - 6.45pm to play chess. We have two chess sets available, or you are welcome to bring your own, for an evening of challenging games. People of all age groups are welcome. Where: Arapaki Manners Library. Audience: Teens. Adults. Event Type: Activities and Hobbies. Contact: diana.gornik@wcc.govt.nz. Theme: Arapaki evening events. Wednesday, June 2, 2021, 5:00 PM – 6:45 PM. Arapaki Manners Library, 12 Manners Street, Wellington. For more info visit wcl.govt.nz.

Code Club Level 2

The HIVE Code Club Level 2 is a free coding club for children who have some coding experience under their belts. Students will select stimulating projects to work through supported by coding experts. This syllabus covers coding in Scratch 3.0, Python, and HTML/CSS. Registrations are required: visit https://codeclub.nz/join/VFQY6 to register. Recommended for coders aged 9 - 13. Where: Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub > The HIVE. Audience: Children. Event Type: Maker and Technology. Wednesday, June 2, 2021, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM. 34 Moorefield Road, Johnsonville, Wellington 6037.

Library LEGO® Lovers!

Te Awe Library Pop in to Te Awe Library after work any Wednesday this June to de-stress with LEGO®! Each week will have a new broad theme. We'll supply the LEGO® a few build ideas, and the space! Registration NOT required! Just show up and start creating. Recommended for anybody 15+. Where: Te Awe Library. Audience: Teens. Adults. Seniors. Event Type: Activities and Hobbies. Contact: Te Awe Library: 04 801 3529. Theme: Celebrate World Environment Day (5 June) with a build that honours our natural world! Wednesday, June 2, 2021, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Te Awe Library, 29B Brandon Street.

Baby Rock and Rhyme

Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub A fun and educational programme for parents and carers to interact with their babies through songs and stories. Rhyme, rhythm, repetition and music are the building blocks of language for babies. Recommended for children aged 0 - 2 years with their caregivers. Where: Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Thursday, June 3, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. 34 Moorefield Road, Johnsonville, Wellington 6037.

Pre-school storytime at Island Bay Library

Island Bay Library Storytime runs for about half an hour, with stories and songs. Pre-school storytimes are fun and free - there's no charge, and you don't have to book. Storytime is aimed at pre-school age children (three and four years old) - but younger siblings are always welcome! Where: Island Bay Library. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Contact: Phone us on (04) 383 7216, or email us. Thursday, June 3, 2021, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. 167 The Parade Island Bay 6023. For more info visit www.wcl.govt.nz.

Baby Rock & Rhyme at Karori Library

Karori Library Baby Rock & Rhyme is a new way for parents and carers to interact with their babies through rhymes, finger-plays and stories delivered by experienced presenters. These free, weekly interactive sessions are a great opportunity to have fun, socialise and spend quality 'one-on-one' time with your tot. Where: Karori Library. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Contact: Phone us on (04) 476 8413, or email us. Thursday, June 3, 2021, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. 247 Karori Rd Karori 6012. For more info visit www.wcl.govt.nz.

Pre-school storytime at Miramar Library

Miramar Library Storytime runs for about half an hour, with stories and songs. Pre-school storytimes are fun and free - there's no charge, and you don't have to book. Storytime is aimed at pre-school age children (three and four years old) - but younger siblings are always welcome! Where: Miramar Library. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Contact: Phone us on (04) 388 8005, or email us. Thursday, June 3, 2021, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. 68 Miramar Ave Miramar 6022. For more info visit www.wcl.govt.nz.

Preschool Storytime at Arapaki Library

Arapaki Manners Library Storytime runs for about half an hour, with stories and songs. Pre-school storytimes are fun and free - there's no charge, and you don't have to book. Storytime is aimed at pre-school age children (three and four years old) - but younger siblings are always welcome! Where: Arapaki Manners Library. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Contact: Phone us on (04) 803 8303, or email us. Thursday, June 3, 2021, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. 12 Manners Street Wellington Central 6011. For more info visit www.wcl.govt.nz.

Preschool Storytime at Te Awe Library

Te Awe Library Fun and interactive stories, songs and rhymes to inspire your preschooler and help grow a love of literacy. Through stories and play, children learn how to express themselves and understand the world around them. Recommended for children aged 2 - 4 with their caregivers. Where: Te Awe Library. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Thursday, June 3, 2021, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. 29B Brandon Street, Wellington 6011. For more info visit wcl.govt.nz.

Let's go LEGO®

Mervyn Kemp (Tawa) Library Come and enjoy designing your ideas with our LEGO®. Your models will be put on the display at the Library. Where: Mervyn Kemp (Tawa) Library. Audience: Children. Event Type: Activities and Hobbies. Thursday, June 3, 2021, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Tawa Library, 158 Main Road Tawa 5028.

Code Club Level 1

The HIVE Code Club Level 1 is a free coding club for children at the beginning of their coding journey. Students will work their way through a range of fun coding projects supported by coding experts. This syllabus covers coding in Scratch 3.0 only. Registrations are required, and children enrol by default for two consecutive school terms: visit https://codeclub.nz/join/orAgL to register. Recommended for coders aged 9 - 13. Where: Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub > The HIVE. Audience: Children. Event Type: Maker and Technology. Thursday, June 3, 2021, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. 34 Moorefield Road, Johnsonville, Wellington 6037.

Dungeons and Dragons

Mervyn Kemp (Tawa) Library Calling all adventurers -- seasoned questers and fresh-faced recruits alike -- for Dungeons and Dragons campaigns at your local library. Solve problems, fight battles of epic proportions, and find your people in a friendly and supportive environment. We'll provide the Dungeon Master, dice, books and gear; you provide the imagination. Registrations required. Email tawa.library@wcc.govt.nz to secure your place. Where: Mervyn Kemp (Tawa) Library. Audience: Teens. Event Type: Activities and Hobbies. Thursday, June 3, 2021, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Tawa Library, 158 Main Road Tawa 5028.

Write Night @ Arapaki

Arapaki Manners Library Come along to Arapaki Library on Thursday for our very own Write Night! This is a fantastic opportunity for budding and professional writers alike to come together and enjoy a space to pursue new and old writing projects. There will be fun themed events and other fun writing activities to get your writing juices flowing! All age groups welcome. Where: Arapaki Manners Library. Audience: Teens. Adults. Event Type: Activities and Hobbies. Contact: enquiries@wcl.govt.nz, or phone the Arapaki Library team on 04 803 8303. Theme: Arapaki evening events. Thursday, June 3, 2021, 5:00 PM – 6:45 PM. Arapaki Manners Library, 12 Manners Street, Wellington. For more info visit wcl.govt.nz.

Movie night @ Wadestown

Wadestown Library We are showing free movies at Wadestown Library, with a new theme every month. Films are suitable for adults and mostly rated PG (Parental Guidance Suggested) or G (General). Everyone is welcome. Where: Wadestown Library. Audience: Adults. Event Type: Music and Movies. Contact: 04 4735211. Thursday, June 3, 2021, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. 1 Moorhouse St, Wadestown, Wellington 6012. For more info visit www.wcl.govt.nz.

Baby Rock & Rhyme at Tawa Library

Mervyn Kemp (Tawa) Library Baby Rock & Rhyme is a new way for parents and carers to interact with their babies through rhymes, finger-plays and stories delivered by experienced presenters. These free, weekly interactive sessions are a great opportunity to have fun, socialise and spend quality 'one-on-one' time with your tot. Where: Mervyn Kemp (Tawa) Library. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Contact: Phone us on (04) 232 1690, or email us. Friday, June 4, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Tawa Library cnr Cambridge St & Main Rd Tawa 5028. For more info visit www.wcl.govt.nz.

Baby Rock & Rhyme at Ruth Gotlieb (Kilbirnie) Library

Kilbirnie Library Baby Rock & Rhyme is a new way for parents and carers to interact with their babies through rhymes, finger-plays and stories delivered by experienced presenters. These free, weekly interactive sessions are a great opportunity to have fun, socialise and spend quality 'one-on-one' time with your tot. Where: Ruth Gotlieb (Kilbirnie) Library. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Contact: Phone us on (04) 387 1480, or email us. Friday, June 4, 2021, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM. 101 Kilbirnie Crescent Kilbirnie 6022. For more info visit www.wcl.govt.nz.

Baby Rock & Rhyme at Karori Library

Karori Library Baby Rock & Rhyme is a new way for parents and carers to interact with their babies through rhymes, finger-plays and stories delivered by experienced presenters. These free, weekly interactive sessions are a great opportunity to have fun, socialise and spend quality 'one-on-one' time with your tot. Where: Karori Library. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Contact: Phone us on (04) 476 8413, or email us. Friday, June 4, 2021, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. 247 Karori Rd Karori 6012. For more info visit www.wcl.govt.nz.

Preschool Storytime at Wadestown Library

Wadestown Library Storytime runs for about half an hour, with stories and songs. Pre-school storytimes are fun and free - there's no charge, and you don't have to book. Storytime is aimed at pre-school age children (three and four years old) - but younger siblings are always welcome! Where: Wadestown Library. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Contact: Phone us on (04) 473 5211, or email us. Friday, June 4, 2021, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. cnr Moorhouse St & Lennel Rd Wadestown 6012. For more info visit www.wcl.govt.nz.

Preschool Storytime at He Matapihi

He Matapihi Molesworth Library Fun and interactive stories, songs and rhymes to inspire your preschooler and help grow a love of literacy. Through stories and play, children learn how to express themselves and understand the world around them. Recommended for children aged 2 - 4 with their caregivers. Where: He Matapihi Molesworth. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Contact: 048014122. Friday, June 4, 2021, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. He Matapihi Molesworth Library, 70 Molesworth Street, Wellington.

Kōhunga Kōrero

Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub Whāngaia tō Tama Toa ki te pānui pukapuka. Pakiwaitara i roto i te reo Māori. E 30 meneti pakiwaitara, rotarota, waiata hoki i roto i te reo Māori nō ngā kōhungahunga me ō rātou mātua kaitiaki. Get your superhero hooked on books with storytimes in te reo Māori at your local library. Featuring stories, rhymes and songs in te reo Māori, these sessions are open to anyone, and are recommended for children aged 2 - 6 years. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Registrations not required. Where: Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub. Audience: Preschool. Children. Event Type: Culture and Language. Early Learning and Literacy. Language: Te reo Māori. Friday, June 4, 2021, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Johnsonville Library, 34 Moorefield Road, Johnsonville, Wellington 6037.

Let's Go LEGO®

Khandallah Library Let's build - let's explore - let's create! Come along to your library on the 1st Friday of every month to create your LEGO® masterpiece. Suitable for ages 5+. Where: Khandallah Library. Audience: Children. Event Type: Activities and Hobbies. Contact: Khandallah Library, 479 7535. Friday, June 4, 2021, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. 8 Ganges Road Khandallah 6035. For more info visit www.wcl.govt.nz.

Silent Book Club @ Arapaki

Arapaki Manners Library Come along to Arapaki Library on Friday nights for our very own silent book club! Bring your current book or browse our shelves for something new and read alongside other book-lovers with the opportunity to discuss afterwards. People of all age groups are welcome. Where: Arapaki Manners Library. Audience: Teens. Adults. Event Type: Book and Discussion groups. Contact: madeleine.gallagher@wcc.govt.nz. Theme: Arapaki evening events. Friday, June 4, 2021, 5:00 PM – 6:45 PM. Arapaki Manners Library, 12 Manners Street, Wellington. For more info visit wcl.govt.nz.

Dungeons and Dragons

Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub Calling all adventurers -- seasoned questers and fresh-faced recruits alike -- for Dungeons and Dragons campaigns at your local library. Solve problems, fight battles of epic proportions, and find your people in a friendly and supportive environment. We'll provide the Dungeon Master, dice, books and gear; you provide the imagination. Registrations required. Email - johnsonville.library@wcc.govt.nz to secure your place. Recommended for ages 9 - 19. Where: Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub. Audience: Teens. Event Type: Activities and Hobbies. Friday, June 4, 2021, 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM. 34 Moorefield Road, Johnsonville, Wellington 6037.

Family Movie Night

Newtown Library Come in your pyjamas, bring a cushion and blankets, and relax at our fun family-friendly movie nights. A different movie selected from our library collections is screened every month. All movies chosen have a G rating, and are suitable for families with young children. Check with the library to find out which movie is showing. Where: Newtown Library. Audience: Children. Adults. Contact: 389 2830. Friday, June 4, 2021, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Newtown Library, 13 Constable Street - Newtown 6021.

Code Club @ Mervyn Kemp (Tawa) Library

Mervyn Kemp (Tawa) Library Join us for these free coding clubs for children at the beginning of their coding journeys! Students will work their way through a range of fun coding projects supported by coding experts. This syllabus covers coding in Scratch 3.0. Registrations are required, and children enrol by default for two consecutive school terms: click here to register. Recommended for coders aged 9 - 13. NOTE: Tawa Code Club is currently full. Contact the library to be added to the waitlist; however the list is currently long and placement for the next two terms cannot be guaranteed. Where: Mervyn Kemp (Tawa) Library. Audience: Children. Teens. Event Type: Maker and Technology. Contact: Catherine at Tawa Library, 232 1690. Saturday, June 5, 2021, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. 158 Main Road Tawa 5028. For more info visit codeclub.nz.

Social Saturdays

Newtown Library Join us for a relaxed hour of arts, crafts, and skill swaps. Enjoyed by people of all ages. Where: Newtown Library. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. Seniors. Event Type: Activities and Hobbies. Contact: Newtown Library. Theme: arts, crafts, and skill swaps. Saturday, June 5, 2021, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. 13 Constable Street Newtown 6021. For more info visit www.wcl.govt.nz.

Preschool Storytime

Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub Fun and interactive stories, songs and rhymes to inspire your preschooler and help grow a love of literacy. Through stories and play, children learn how to express themselves and understand the world around them. Johnsonville Library has many storytimes each week for you to enjoy, including: One weekly session on Fridays in te reo Māori One monthly session on the first Saturday of the month in a community language. Recommended for children aged 2 - 4 with their caregivers. Where: Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Saturday, June 5, 2021, 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM. 34 Moorefield Road, Johnsonville, Wellington 6037.

Family Storytime

Te Awe Library Fun and interactive stories, songs and rhymes to inspire your preschooler and help grow a love of literacy. Through stories and play, children learn how to express themselves and understand the world around them. Recommended for children aged 2 - 4 with their caregivers. Where: Te Awe Library. Audience: Preschool. Event Type: Early Learning and Literacy. Saturday, June 5, 2021, 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM. 29B Brandon Street, Wellington.

Youth Night

Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub Come to our after-hours Youth Nights to find a space to be yourself and meet other like-minded teens. Check out the cool tech in The HIVE, record music, play games, watch movies, read a book, or just hang out - our space is yours! Oh and Pizza is provided <-- best bit! During Youth Night, the library is closed to other customers. Suitable for ages 14+, bring your school ID to show at the door. No entry after 6.30pm. Pizza ETA is 7pm! This event is on the first Saturday of each month, in the new Johnsonville Library at the Waitohi Community Hub. Where: Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub. Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub > The HIVE. Audience: Teens. Event Type: Special Events. Saturday, June 5, 2021, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM. 34 Moorefield Road, Johnsonville, Wellington 6037.

LEGO® Time

Te Awe Library Come down to the library and get creative in these free-build sessions with our extensive LEGO® collections. Builders of all ages and experience levels are welcome to get stuck in. Recommended for ages 5 - 105. Children under the age of 14 years should be accompanied by a caregiver. Registrations are not required. Where: Te Awe Library. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. Event Type: Activities and Hobbies. Sunday, June 6, 2021, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Te Awe Library, 29b Brandon Street. For more info visit wcl.govt.nz.

Games Night

Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub 5-6pm every Monday at Johnsonville Library, Waitohi. Choose from a selection of fun board games with friends and future friends. They are like apps that live outside your phone! Where: Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. Seniors. Event Type: Activities and Hobbies. Monday, June 7, 2021, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub, 34 Moorefield Road, Johnsonville, Wellington 6037.