Please note we will be providing activity packs for some of our programmes and some sessions will be held online during Alert Level 2. Most programmes are cancelled or postponed until Alert Level 1. Dates listed are subject to change. For more information, please see our COVID-19 Update page.

Event highlights

Sketchin Club

Sketchin' Club

Every Tuesday



Do you want to learn to ‘draw like a pro’? Then join Sketchin’ Club where you will develop keen observational skills, improve your dexterity (fine motor skills) and draw some sweet art!
This event is for children aged 8-13, but we are taking expressions of interest for a similar workshop for adults and teens 14 and up.

More information about Sketchin' Club

Library Learners: A new STEAM programme for homeschoolers

Every Sunday

Online under Alert Level 2 and 3/Central Library under Alert Level 1

Children's events

Mix and mingle with other homeschool families, while participating in a range of STEAM and Auaha Makerspace activities such as VR headset, 3D printing equipment, Podcast setup, Music Studio, Materials for Stop Motion Animation and more!

More information about Library Learners

Code Class

Starting Saturday 27 November



In Code Class students will develop their Python knowledge and skills in order to gain a better understanding of how to code!

More information about Code Class
Staff Storytime

Staff Storytime



Preschooler Events

While we're unable to hold Storytime Puaawai, you can watch our staff read some of their favourite stories online.

See Staff Storytime videos


Saturdays starting 27 November



Have you wanted to learn how music works but never got round to it? Confused by all the notes across the page?
Join MakerMaestros to learn how to write and compose your own music!

More information about MakerMaestros


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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