Category: Children

Delve into our Collections and discover your next read with curated lists and suggestions from Hamilton City Libraries staff.

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World Space Week

Wednesday 6 October | Children

It’s World Space Week! The theme for this year’s event is Women in Space, celebrating accomplishments and contributions of women to the space sector and sciences.

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Barking Good Reads

Lockdown: Barking Good Reads

Friday 20 August | Children

Ahead of International Dog Day on 26 August, we've found the best books about our furry friends - and they're all available in eBook format, so you can borrow and…

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Matariki

Matariki Resources

Wednesday 9 June | Adult Non-Fiction, Children, NZ Books

A selection of books, multimedia, and weblinks to help you discover more about the history of Matariki and how it is celebrated.

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Autism Awareness

Autism Awareness Month

Friday 7 May | Adult Fiction, Adult Non-Fiction, Young Adult, Children

April was Autism Awareness Month, so Hillcrest Library was celebrating books about and by people on the autism spectrum.

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Octopus

Reach for a Book!

Tuesday 27 October | Children

A new friend has joined the junior area at Central Library, reaching for books with eight arms! Have a look at the "octo-picks" below.

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Te Wiki o Te Reo Maaori 2020

Monday 14 September | Children, NZ Books, Adult Non-Fiction

This week is Te Wiki o Te Reo Maaori - Maaori Language Week! We celebrated by putting up some displays of books in and about reo Maaori for children and…

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Librarian's Choice: The Hobbit

Monday 7 September | Librarians Choice, Children

Tolkien’s well-known fiction story is often assumed to be metaphorical in many areas and aspects, however the fantasy tale of Hobbits, rings of power and quests determining the fate of Middle Earth leads the reader into one of the most fascinating adventures told in the last century.

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New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults

Wednesday 12 August | Children, Young Adult, NZ Books

The winners of the NZ Book Awards for Children and Young Adults have been announced - check out the winning books here!

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bedtime stories

Lockdown: Bright and Bold Bedtime Stories

Monday 11 May | Children

Bright and bold bedtime stories in eBook form - available 24/7! Click on any title below to borrow or place a hold.

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