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Libraries Merchandise

The popular Hamilton City Libraries calendar - 2021 'Then and Now' - is available from 1 October. Plus, take a look at the other limited-edition goodies we have available for purchase year-round!

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Kit Collection

Learn something new, dust off an existing skill, maybe even gain a new hobby or tackle a DIY project with our Kit Collections. Get ready to open up a world of possibilities!

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Click and Collect

Need some new books to read? Hamilton City Libraries are proud to offer a contactless book-borrowing service: Library Click and Collect.

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Event highlights

Write Thing

Do The Write Thing!

Mondays, from 9 November

Central Library

Adult Education

A practical workshop to help you write clearly and confidently in English. We will work with you so that you can make instant improvements to your writing in a cooperative and friendly atmosphere.

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Mending

Need Mending Done?

Every second Saturday, from 14 November

Central Library

Auaha events

Pop into Auaha and make use of our sewing equipment to mend your damaged clothing or other fabric items.

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FamilyMovieNight

Family Movie Night

Thursday, 3 December

Chartwell Library

Special Event

Join us for a fun family movie!

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Lego Club

Lego Club

Every second Monday, from 9 November

Central Library

Children's events

Fortnightly Lego Club will run until Christmas. 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.

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MinistryOfMagic

Ministry of Magic: The Sleight Squad

Every second Monday, from 2 November

Central Library

Auaha events

Let's make some magic! Join The Sleight Squad every second Monday in Auaha at Central Library to practice and perform magic.

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Lil Steamers

Li'l STEAMers

Mondays, from 16 November

Chartwell Library

Children's events

Be creative - have fun while exploring with science, technology, arts and math... and a story to go with it!!!

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Meditation on Mondays

Meditation on Mondays

Mondays, from 16 November

Central Library

Special events

Drop in and join us for facilitated group meditation and mindfulness. Suitable for absolute beginners through to experienced meditators.

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BlokesBookclub

Blokes Book Club

Wednesday 16 December

Central Library

Book Events

There’s a new book club in town! Share your thoughts with like-minded blokes on what you’ve been reading and hear about what others are enjoying.

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Youth Quiz

Youth Quiz Nights

Wednesday 2 December

Central Library

Children's Events

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

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English Confidence Club

English Confidence Club

Saturdays, from 14 November

Central Library

Adult education

Practice your English in this fun new social group! Meet new friends and build your confidence.

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LAB Logo

The LAB

Wednesdays, from 14 October

Central Library

Children's events

Term 4 registrations now open! 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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