Event highlights

HeritageTalk MaaoriLandCourt

Heritage Talk: Whakapapa and Maaori Land Court Minute Books

Thursday 24 June

Central Library

Heritage Events

Join Rangahau Research Librarian Manukau Lewis on Level 3 of the Central Library for a session on using the Maaori Land Court Minute books to trace your tuupuna and their land holdings.

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Sign Language

Learn New Zealand Sign Language

Every Friday

Central Library

Adult Education

Come and learn New Zealand’s official language for the Deaf Community with free classes.

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LAB Logo

The LAB

Every Wednesday, starting 5 May

Central Library

Children's events

The LAB 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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Matariki

Matariki in the City

Saturday 26 June

Central Library

Special events

Join the Matariki ki Waikato team to celebrate Matariki with Hamilton City. This is a family-friendly, fun, free event with Maaori games, storytellers, live entertainment and more.

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Edison

Edison the Programmable Robot

Starts 6 May

Auaha, Central Library

Join us for our brand new 5 week introductory programme to meet Edison the Programmable Robot and bring it to life using block coding.

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LearnToPlayChess

Learn to Play Chess

Every Thursday, starting 6 May

Central Library

Children's events

Do you want to be the next Grandmaster of Chess? Or perhaps the next Beth Harmon from the Queen’s Gambit? Then join us for our Learn to Play Chess classes, for kids aged 8-13.

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The LAB

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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Adult Education classes

We have free adult education classes facilitated by Enrich+ educators at Central Library. No bookings required, and all are welcome.

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Youth Quiz nights

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

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