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Central Library Night

Night @ the Library

Saturday 24 August

Central Library


Night @ the Library is our annual event where we provide research time for genealogists outside of normal library hours.

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Slam Competition

Kirikiriroa Slam Poetry Competition

Friday 23 August

Central Library

Special events

Join Hamilton Slam Down Poetry and Poets' Alive at the Phantom Billstickers National Poetry Day Kirikiriroa Slam Spoken Word Competition. Join in if you dare or come to listen.

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Harry Potter

Harry Potter Celebration

Friday 30 August

Central Library

Special event

Dress up as your favourite Harry Potter character, join in activities to earn points for your house!

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Computer Mentors

Free computer help


All libraries

Lifelong learning

Would you like help with your CV, setting up an email account, online job applications, or general computer help? One-on-one help sessions are available-contact us to book now.

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The LAB – Libraries mobile makerspace programme is an interactive programme for young people which engages them in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Maths) and engenders a passion for learning.

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Adult Education classes

We have free adult education classes facilitated by Enrich+ educators at Central Library. No bookings required, and all are welcome.

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Youth Quiz Nights

Get your team of 4-6 friends together and join Raise Up Hamilton in this monthly quiz for teens. Its free, light snack food and refreshments will be provided.

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