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Motueka Library

Date and Time Event Description

First Monday of the month

(Beginning in March 2020), 11.00am-12.00pm

Speed Dating With A Book Meet new books and introduce them to the group! You never know, you might meet your perfect literary match. Free.

Last Monday of the month, 3.30pm-5.00pm

(excluding statutory holidays)

Building Bricks Club Make amazing building blocks creations at the library with local experts. For children age 7+. Free.
Every Wednesday, 1.30pm - 4.00pm Scrabble Time Scrabble will be available for a friendly game with an old or a new friend. Suitable for word lovers of all ages. Free.
4th Friday of the month, 11.00am-12.00pm Foodies Group Join us for fun foodie talk, tastings, facts, recipes and more. A different theme every month. Free.
Friday mornings during term time, 10.00am - 10.30am Tiny Tots Action rhymes, music and stories for children 2 years and younger. Free.
2nd Monday of the month, 11.00am-12.30pm Garden Gurus

Talk and learn about plants and gardens. Gatherings include socialising, browsing library books on selected topics, speakers, activities, workshops and tours.

3rd Monday of the month, 10.30am-12.00pm Book Cafe

Discuss and debate thought-provoking topics and enjoy a fine selection of books with like-minded people at Motueka Library's conversation group. Koha.

1st Thursday of the month, 1.00pm - 2.00pm Babbling Books Book Group

A chance to enjoy a relaxed, informal discussion about what you've been reading. Free.

Every Thursday, 2.00pm - 4.00pm Chess at the Library

Bring a friend or meet new people and exercise your brain in a relaxed environment. Free.

2-24 December, during opening hours Christmas Surprise Reads Gift yourself the time to read this festive season with a surprise Christmas wrapped library book. Issue to your library card and return for more surprise reads once you've finished reading. Free.
3-31 January, during opening hours Summer Scorcher Surprise Reads With a sense of adventure, discover new genres and authors with our paper-wrapped mystery reads. Issue to your library card and return for more surprise reads once you've finished reading. Free.
3-31 January, during opening hours Summer Book Sale Fossick about on our sale table and nab a literary bargain. There's something for everyone - children and adults - at super cheap prices. Don't delay, grab a used library book today!

Richmond Library

Date and time Event  Description
Every Tuesday during term time, 10.00am - 10.30am Tiny Tots Learn and grow together through music, movement and stories for children 2 years and younger. Free.
Once a month on a Thursday during term time, 3.30pm-4.30pm Mystery Ink The group for 12-18 year olds. Talk about books and movies, and get the first pick of new titles. Snacks and fun diversions included! Free. Exact dates here.
3rd Tuesday of the month (excluding December), 1.00pm-3.00pm Richmond Writing Group After a talk by a visiting author in the first hour, write, and talk about writing in the second hour. Meet like-minded people. Free. All welcome.
Every Wednesday, 12.30pm - 2.00pm Good Crafternoon Bring your craft project to the library and work on it in a relaxed sociable atmosphere. Free. All welcome.
3rd Wednesday of the month (excluding December), 3.00pm - 4.00pm Book Group A chance for adults to talk about what you've enjoyed reading and to hear about what other people have been reading. Free.
Wednesday 30 October - Monday 16 December Scan Your Slides and Photos Give your slides and photos new life when you scan them in Richmond Library's Imaginarium. Convert your slides and photos to digital, easily, for free. Phone Richmond Library 03 543 8500 to find out more.
Thursday 12 December, 10.00am-12.00pm Computer class: Introduction to Online Research Find out how to use DigitalNZ to search across digital collections and find, share and use digital material. Free. Booking essential.
Wednesday 8 January, 12.30pm-2.00pm Good Crafternoon Bring your craft project to the library and work on it in a relaxed sociable atmosphere. Free. All welcome.
Wednesday 15 January, 3.00pm-4.00pm Tasman Talks Titles Book Group A chance for you to talk about what you've enjoyed reading and to hear about what other people have been reading. It's free and everyone is welcome.
Tuesday 21 January, 1.00pm-2.00pm Author Talk: Robyn Prokop Local children's and young adult book author Robyn Prokop talks about her books and writing life. It's free and everyone is welcome.
Tuesday 21 January, 2.00pm-3.00pm Richmond Writing Group A fun creative writing session with other like-minded adults. Meet new people, write, discuss and enjoy yourself. It's free and everyone is welcome.
Saturday 25 January, 11.00am-12.00pm Brain Gym With Bruno Saia Learn fun games, puzzles and exercises to stimulate your brain with Bruno Saia. Free. For ages 6-106. Book your spot on Eventbrite.
Monday 27 January, 7.00pm Movie Night! Ready for some summer loving? Come along to a 1978 summer classic starring John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John. Free. Contact Richmond Library to book your spot.

Takaka Library

Date and Time Event  Description
Last Tuesday of each month (except December), 1.00pm - 2.00pm Silverfish Book Group A chance for you to talk about what you've enjoyed reading and to hear about what other people have been reading. Free.
Tuesdays during term time, 10.00am - 10.30am Tiny Tots Learn and grow together through music, movement and stories. Free.
Third Friday of each month during term time, 3.30pm - 4.30pm Reading Kids on Flying Squids In this fun group kids talk books, play games, make videos and generally have a great time. Free.
Tuesday 10 December, 1.00pm-2.30pm Spoken Word Workshop: Poetic Approach to Personal Stories Do you have a love of language and a desire to share your stories through spoken word? Join Nancy Fulford for the Poetic Approach to Personal Stories workshop. More information and bookings on eventbrite.
Tuesday 10 December, 3.00pm-4.30pm Spoken Word Workshop: Present Your Work With Flair Do you have a love of language and a desire to share your stories through spoken word? Join Nancy Fulford for the Present Your Work With Flair workshop. More information and bookings on eventbrite.
Tuesday 24 December, 10.30am-11.30am Christmas Storytime Relax with stories and Christmas wonder, and make a special Christmas cracker to take home for Christmas day. For ages 4+. Free.
Wednesday 22 January, 1.00pm-1.30pm Puppet Show - Box of Birds Birdlife Productions present a wonderful puppet show - Box of Birds, a puppet show for the very young. Suitable for 3-5 year olds with their caregiver. Free

                                                                                                          

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