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Covid-19 Update

The safety and wellbeing of our community and staff is our number one priority. We are closely monitoring the advice from the Government and Ministry of Health and will be updating our website and social media platforms as new information becomes available.

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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

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Build a model city of the future 2040

Thursday 23 July - Thursday 24 September

Central Library

Children's events

Come build a city! You get to decide what the city looks like and how we live in it. This will include simple circuitry, coding, and other STEM activities. Are you up for the challenge?

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The LAB

Term 3 begins Wednesday 22 July

Central Library

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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Cosplay

Cosplay and Quiz Night

Friday 25th September

Central Library

Special events

Celebrate Comic Book Month - dress up and show off your pop-culture knowledge!
Open to teens and adults.

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Spooky School Holidays

Spooky School Holiday Fun

Starts Wednesday 29 September

All Libraries

Children's Events

Join us this school holidays for some spine-tingling fun as we celebrate the spooky season!

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Mindstorm

LEGO Mindstorm robot workshop term three

Tuesday 21 July - Tuesday 22 September

Central Library

Auaha events

Learn how to build and code a LEGO Mindstorm robot over 10 sessions in Auaha

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Youth Quiz

Youth Quiz Nights

Wednesday 7 October

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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BlokesBookclub

Blokes Book Club

Wednesday 14 October

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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TronBots

Term 3 begins Friday 24 July

Central Library

Auaha Event

Hamilton now has its very own combat robotics club: TronBots. Join us on Fridays during term 3 in Auaha – Central Library.
Turn up, imagine, build, and battle. Your exclusive set of parts is waiting for you. Enjoy working with new materials and equipment.

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Monstrous Movie Night

Monstrous Movie Night

Thursday 8 October

Chartwell Library

Children's Events

Fly in for a free freaky night at the flicks – Chartwell Library style! Popcorn provided.

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