Event highlights

School Holiday Fun2

School Holiday Fun

Tuesday 20 April - Thursday 29 April

All branches

Children's events

These school holidays all Hamilton City Libraries have fun, free events and activities planned for kids and their families!

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LilConstructibles

Li'l Constructibles

Every Friday, starting 7 May

Chartwell Library

Children's events

This is a 10 week programme daring 4-8 year olds to do something new! Use STRAWBEES to build a robot racer or shapes that intrigue!

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Kanorau

Kanorau Digital Literacy

Thursday 18 March - Saturday 27 March

All branches

Workshop

Kanorau Digital is a new short course designed to help individuals who find the digital world a bit (or a lot) challenging.

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GamesNight

Games Night

Every Thursday

Central Library

Special events

Board games – BYO or play our games.
In partnership with Game Centre.

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OutOfTheBox

Out of the Box - Archives in the Community

All branches

Heritage

The Whakaputu/Archives and Special Collections of Hamilton City Libraries is coming to a library branch near you!

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Bubble Day

Bubble Day

Wednesday 21 April

Central Library

Children's events

Come and make giant bubbles with our Bubble wands try to break the world’s biggest bubble record!

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Star Wars Whaanau Day

Star Wars Whaanau Day

Saturday 1 May

Glenview Library

Special events

A great day for the whole whaanau as we celebrate everything Star Wars. Come and check out our FREE activities with prizes and surprises!

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Lil Steamers

Li'l STEAMers

Term 2 Mondays at Chartwell Library

Term 2 Tuesdays at Dinsdale Library

Children's events

Be creative - have fun while exploring with science, technology, arts and math... and a story to go with it!!!
Term 2 registrations are open now.

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Mindstorm

LEGO Mindstorms Robot Workshop

Every Tuesday, starting 4 May

Central Library

Children's events

Registrations for Term 2 now open!
Learn how to build and code a LEGO Mindstorm robot over 10 sessions in Auaha.

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The LAB

Every Wednesday, starting 5 May

Central Library

Children's events

Term 2 registrations now open!
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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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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