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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"Librarian Unplugged" live music

Talented local librarians will be playing musical instruments from the HIVE recording studio. You'll be serenaded by an eclectic mix of classical through to prog-rock and synth while you browse. Where: Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub. Audience: Preschool. Children. Teens. Adults. Seniors. Event Type: Activities and Hobbies. Music and Movies. Special Events. Contact: Sue at Johnsonville Library, phone 477 6151. Theme: Enjoy free music played for you by the librarians from the terraces at Johnsonville Library every Wednesday during May, NZ Music Month. Wednesday, May 25, 2022, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Johnsonville Library 34 Moorefield Road Johnsonville Wellington 6037.

Free Waitohi Community Hub Tours

Come along and hear about the beautiful art housed here, the background behind the architecture, and the many services available at the Johnsonville Library, Keith Spry Pool and Johnsonville Community Centre. You may want to finish up at Common Ground Café for a coffee and a treat. We are Platinum Be. Accessible rated, All welcome. Bookings essential for groups over 8 people -- email Johnsonville.Library@wcc.govt.nz. Where: Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub. Audience: Teens. Adults. Seniors. Event Type: Culture and Language. Special Events. Talks and Performances. Contact: Sue at Johnsonville Library, phone 477 6151. Theme: Interested to know more about the Waitohi Community Hub? Thursday, May 26, 2022, 10:30 AM. Waitohi Community Hub 34 Moorefield Road Johnsonville Wellington 6037. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Take 10 Arvo's at Waitohi

A hangout space for rangatahi every Friday from 3 - 5pm. Chill out with comfy couches and TV. Chat with awesome staff while listening to music or do some sweet art! Where: Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub. Audience: Teens. Event Type: Activities and Hobbies. Friday, May 27, 2022, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Johnsonville Library 34 Moorefield Road Johnsonville Wellington 6037. For more info visit vsctrust.org.nz.

Take 10 Arvo's at Waitohi

A hangout space for rangatahi every Friday from 3 - 5pm. Chill out with comfy couches and TV. Chat with awesome staff while listening to music or do some sweet art! Where: Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub. Audience: Teens. Event Type: Activities and Hobbies. Friday, June 3, 2022, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Johnsonville Library 34 Moorefield Road Johnsonville Wellington 6037. For more info visit vsctrust.org.nz.

Sit 'n' Knit

A fortnightly sewing and craft group for thread-heads of all skill levels and ages. Bring along an existing project, some needles and some yarn, or use our basket of goodies.​ Registration required - numbers are limited. Where: Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub. Audience: Teens. Adults. Event Type: Activities and Hobbies. Maker and Technology. Contact: johnsonville.library@wcc.govt.nz. Theme: Knitting and craft community group. Sunday, June 5, 2022, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Johnsonville Library 34 Moorefield Road Johnsonville Wellington 6037.

Rainbow Storytime with Erika and CoCo Flash!

Join us for this very special storytelling session with drag queens Erika and CoCo Flash, fresh from the green fields of Taranaki! These glamorous and colourful queens will be leading interacting games and reading stories to our tamariki all about acceptance, inclusion, and having confidence in yourself. Embracing sequins, colours, and all things rainbow, expect to have an electric storytelling experience like no other! Suitable for children of all ages with their caregivers. Where: He Matapihi Molesworth. Audience: Preschool. Children. Event Type: Talks and Performances. Special Events. Contact: enquiries@wcl.govt.nz. Thursday, June 9, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. 70 Molesworth Street Thorndon, Wellington 6011.

Rainbow Storytime with Erika and CoCo Flash!

Join us for this very special storytelling session with drag queens Erika and CoCo Flash, fresh from the green fields of Taranaki! These glamorous and colourful queens will be leading interacting games and reading stories to our tamariki all about acceptance, inclusion, and having confidence in yourself. Embracing sequins, colours, and all things rainbow, expect to have an electric storytelling experience like no other! Suitable for children of all ages with their caregivers. Where: Miramar Library. Audience: Preschool. Children. Event Type: Talks and Performances. Special Events. Contact: enquiries@wcl.govt.nz. Thursday, June 9, 2022, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. 68 Miramar Avenue Miramar, Wellington 6022.

Rainbow Storytime with Erika and CoCo Flash!

Join us for this very special storytelling session with drag queens Erika and CoCo Flash, fresh from the green fields of Taranaki! These glamorous and colourful queens will be leading interacting games and reading stories to our tamariki all about acceptance, inclusion, and having confidence in yourself. Embracing sequins, colours, and all things rainbow, expect to have an electric storytelling experience like no other! Suitable for children of all ages with their caregivers. Where: Cummings Park Library. Audience: Preschool. Children. Event Type: Talks and Performances. Special Events. Contact: enquiries@wcl.govt.nz. Friday, June 10, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. 1a Ottawa Road Ngaio, Wellington 6035.

Take 10 Arvo's at Waitohi

A hangout space for rangatahi every Friday from 3 - 5pm. Chill out with comfy couches and TV. Chat with awesome staff while listening to music or do some sweet art! Where: Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub. Audience: Teens. Event Type: Activities and Hobbies. Friday, June 10, 2022, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Johnsonville Library 34 Moorefield Road Johnsonville Wellington 6037. For more info visit vsctrust.org.nz.

Living Library with Erika and CoCo Flash!

Aimed at the curious and the fun-loving, Living Library is a storytelling, lip-syncing, and singing interactive performance by Taranaki drag queens Erika and CoCo Flash! Together they will delivery an engaging and entertaining treat. Bring along your friends and your questions, and join us for a fun and glitter-filled frolic. No question is taboo as Erika and CoCo educate you on LGBTQIA+ and drag culture, and promote the importance of being allies to the community. This Living Library event is targeted at teens and adults, but children are welcome as well, accompanied by their guardians. Where: Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub. Audience: Teens. Adults. Event Type: Special Events. Talks and Performances. Contact: enquiries@wcl.govt.nz. Friday, June 10, 2022, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. 34 Moorefield Road Johnsonville, Wellington 6037.

Sit 'n' Knit

A fortnightly sewing and craft group for thread-heads of all skill levels and ages. Bring along an existing project, some needles and some yarn, or use our basket of goodies.​ Registration required - numbers are limited. Where: Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub. Audience: Teens. Adults. Event Type: Activities and Hobbies. Maker and Technology. Contact: johnsonville.library@wcc.govt.nz. Theme: Knitting and craft community group. Sunday, June 19, 2022, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Johnsonville Library 34 Moorefield Road Johnsonville Wellington 6037.

Sit 'n' Knit

A fortnightly sewing and craft group for thread-heads of all skill levels and ages. Bring along an existing project, some needles and some yarn, or use our basket of goodies.​ Registration required - numbers are limited. Where: Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub. Audience: Teens. Adults. Event Type: Activities and Hobbies. Maker and Technology. Contact: johnsonville.library@wcc.govt.nz. Theme: Knitting and craft community group. Sunday, July 3, 2022, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Johnsonville Library 34 Moorefield Road Johnsonville Wellington 6037.

Sit 'n' Knit

A fortnightly sewing and craft group for thread-heads of all skill levels and ages. Bring along an existing project, some needles and some yarn, or use our basket of goodies.​ Registration required - numbers are limited. Where: Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub. Audience: Teens. Adults. Event Type: Activities and Hobbies. Maker and Technology. Contact: johnsonville.library@wcc.govt.nz. Theme: Knitting and craft community group. Sunday, July 17, 2022, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Johnsonville Library 34 Moorefield Road Johnsonville Wellington 6037.

Sit 'n' Knit

A fortnightly sewing and craft group for thread-heads of all skill levels and ages. Bring along an existing project, some needles and some yarn, or use our basket of goodies.​ Registration required - numbers are limited. Where: Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub. Audience: Teens. Adults. Event Type: Activities and Hobbies. Maker and Technology. Contact: johnsonville.library@wcc.govt.nz. Theme: Knitting and craft community group. Sunday, July 31, 2022, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Johnsonville Library 34 Moorefield Road Johnsonville Wellington 6037.

Sit 'n' Knit

A fortnightly sewing and craft group for thread-heads of all skill levels and ages. Bring along an existing project, some needles and some yarn, or use our basket of goodies.​ Registration required - numbers are limited. Where: Johnsonville Library at Waitohi Hub. Audience: Teens. Adults. Event Type: Activities and Hobbies. Maker and Technology. Contact: johnsonville.library@wcc.govt.nz. Theme: Knitting and craft community group. Sunday, August 14, 2022, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Johnsonville Library 34 Moorefield Road Johnsonville Wellington 6037.