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Roof works at Central Library

As part of ongoing management and maintenance of the Central Library, we’re arranging for replacement of the roof at the front of our building, facing Garden Place.

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Heritage

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

Genealogy Seminar

Genealogy Seminar

Thursday 19 September

Central Library

Genealogy

Christine Barbour form New Zealand Society of Genealogists Hamilton Branch will present a session on the basics of DNA testing and how you can use this information to help with your family history research.

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Between the Wines

Reading Between the Wines

Thursday 26 September

Iguana Street Bar and Restaurant

Special events

This month the theme is 'living your best life'.
Check out the pop-up library and chat with a friendly librarian about your next great read while enjoying a glass of your favourite.
18 years+ event.

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School Holiday Fun

School Holiday Fun

Monday 30 September - Thursday 10 October

All Libraries

Children's event

Come and join us for some fun and games these school holidays.

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LAB Logo

The LAB

Ongoing

All libraries

Children's events

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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Computer Mentors

Free computer help

Ongoing

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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