Dinsdale Library Temporary Closure
Dinsdale Library will temporarily close between 1pm, Saturday 2 March - Monday 11 March for electrical maintenance work.More info on the closure
Hamilton City Libraries App No Longer Available
We have been told by our app developer that our app is no longer functional.
A solution is being worked on by the company that provides the app, but we do not know when this will be completed.
Please note the apps for BorrowBox or other Digital Library services are not affected, only the Hamilton City Libraries app.More info and alternative options
Hamilton Children's Day
Saturday 2 March
As part of the Hamilton Children's Day celebrations, we'll have lots of fun activities at Central Library!Children's Day activity information
International Women's Kitchen
Saturday 9 March
Te Kete Aronui
For International Women's Day we are calling all passionate female home bakers of Hamilton’s multicultural community to share the best recipes of their national baking. Bring some tasters along with your recipes and let our community fall in love with your national cuisine.Women's Kitchen information and registration
Women's View Art Class
Friday 8 March
Join this Women's Art Class specifically for International Women's Day: get creative, practice drawing with acrylic paint, and create your own piece of art!Women's art class information and registration
Friends of the Library Book Sale
Friday 22 March - Friday 23 March
Central Library - Te Koopuu Maania o Kirikiriroa
Don't miss out on the first book sale of 2024, brought to you by Friends of the Library!
Weekly at various libraries
Join us to complete exciting LEGO challenges. All LEGO will be provided; bring your creative thinking hat!LEGO Club dates and times
Fun and Games
Come and play games at Hillcrest Library! We have all sorts of games: card games, board games, dice games, sneaky games, tricky games, and laugh-out-loud games!Fun and Games dates and times
Yarn 'n' Yack
Tuesdays from 5 March
Join us for a cozy crafternoon! Bring your knitting, crochet or stitching project, and enjoy the company of fellow craft enthusiasts. Share skills, ideas and make new friends over a cuppa. All are welcome to this free event.Yarn 'n' Yack dates and times
Monthly, starting Sunday 18 February
Alternates between Chartwell Library and Te Kete Aronui
A free Mandarin-language storytelling and activity session for children of all ages and their families.Mandarin Storytelling dates and locations
Thursdays at Central Library, starting 8 February
Tuesdays online, starting 13 February
Term 1 registrations open now!
Are you interested in learning the basics of acrylic drawing, from proportions to composition? Do you love to learn new skills and have fun? Join our Art Club and create your own piece of art!