Kit Collection

Think of all the things you could do if you only had a telescope, Go Pro or a sewing machine. The Kit Collection is all about taking the time to learn something new or to dust off an existing skill or maybe even gain a new hobby.

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Our Heritage collections, located on Level 3 of the Central Library, aim to preserve Hamilton's rich cultural and historical legacy for future generations.

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Library apps

We have a range of apps available for you to download to your device, including Wheelers ePlatform, Borrowbox, RBDigital and more!

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Event highlights

Between the Wines

Reading Between the Wines

Wednesday 31 July

The Local Taphouse

Special event

Check out the pop-up library and chat with a friendly librarian about your next great read while enjoying a glass of your favourite.

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Genealogy Seminar

Genealogy Seminar: Shipping records

Thursday 18 July

Central Library


This seminar will explore a range of resources for locating information on shipping records and passenger lists.

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Chill Factor

Chill Factor


All Libraries

Children's events

Sign up today for our Winter Reading Programme and be in to win great prizes. The more you read, the more chances you have to win book vouchers or a family prize pack.

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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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Heritage Talks: Frankton Tornado

Thursday 1 August

Central Library

Heritage events

Join Heritage Librarian Shelley North to hear about the 1948 Frankton Tornado, the damage it caused and the resources available to research this topic.

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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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