Click and Collect
Not sure what to read next? Low on time? Trying to social distance under Covid-19 guidelines? Try our Click & Collect curated book borrowing service.Read more
Auaha is a community and technology space at the Central Library. It's a collaborative work space for making, learning, exploring and sharing using the cool tech available, such as 3D printers, virtual reality, and recording studio.Read more
New: Lingogo App
The latest addition to our eCollections, Lingogo, is a digital library app for fun, dual-language, indigenous stories. Read or listen to a range of stories in te reo Maaori, with other Pacific languages coming soon.Read more
Central Library - Auaha Community Room
No office? No problem! Make our space your office, grab a free coffee and meet your new community co-workers!Read more
Sensory Storytime: Bugs!
Sunday 28 February
Join us for a creepy crawly multi-sensory adventure!Read more
Chartwell Library Movie Night
Thursday 4 March
If it’s a movie you want,
it’s a movie you’ll get...
It’s great entertainment,
one hundred percent!
Wriggle and Rhyme
Starting 16 February
Chartwell, Central, St Andrews and Dinsdale Library
Looking for a relaxed, fun group where you and your baby or toddler can enjoy music and movement together? It's time to Wriggle & Rhyme!Read more
Every Monday at Central Library
Thursdays term time only at Hillcrest Library
Come build with us! At each session children will be given a challenge to complete – imagination and open-ended play improves literacy and language skills and aids a child’s development.Read more
Learn the Basics of 3D Printing!
Saturday 13, 20, and 27 March
Want to know how to design and print 3D models, but not sure where to start?!
Register for our basic 3D design workshop led by our Auaha Makerspace Librarians.
Youth Quiz Night
Thursday 4 March
Get your team of 4-6 friends together and join Raise Up Hamilton in this monthly quiz for teens. It's free, and there are prizes to be won!Read more
Youth Study Space
Every Thursday, from 11 February
A safe space for young people to come, study and hang out. Free Wi-Fi and limited computers/iPads available, with an optional wellbeing discussion group every second Thursday.Read more
Blokes Book Club
Wednesday 10 March
Share your thoughts with like-minded blokes on what you’ve been reading and hear about what others are enjoying.Read more
Starting Sunday 21 March
Central and Chartwell Library
Mandarin Storytelling is a fun-filled programme tailored for children and families.Read more
Drop in and join us for a free fun film screening in the PS4 lounge area! All welcome.Read more
Starts Wednesday 10 February
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. Term 1 registrations open now!Read more
Social Chess Club
Every Friday from 5 March
Meet new people and enjoy a game or two of chess! All ages and levels of play are welcome.Read more