School Holiday Programmes

Are you ready for a fabulous time at your library these holidays?

Tasman District Libraries have a great selection of wonderful activities for you these holidays! Many are free but some require booking and payment.

For more information, contact your library.

Motueka

Murchison

Richmond

Takaka

Motueka Library                                        

Event Description Date and time
Where's Wally in the World

Find the five intrepid travellers and their precious items from various locations around the world hidden in the library.

For 5-12 year olds.

Free.

Monday 10 July - Saturday 22 July
Kate and Caboodle with Jerri Pirc

Join guest author and reading gran Jerri Pirc for a delightful story and activity.

Suitable for 3-7 year olds. Free.

Bookings essential. Phone 03 528 1047 to book.

11.00am-12.00pm, Monday 10 July
Wally-fy Your Beanie

Take a style tip from Wally and make and add a pom-pom to your beanie.

Suitable for children age 6-9 years.

BYO hat. Free.

Bookings essential. Phone 03 528 1047 to book.

10.30-11.30am, Tuesday 11 July
Story Makerspace

Around the World With Wally story makerspace. Join us for a fun hour of fabulous stories and create some awesome art to take home.

Suitable for 4-9 year olds. Free.

11.00am-12.00pm, Thursday 13 July
Mitre 10 Makerspace

Build something wonderful from wood.

For children age 8-12 years. Free.

Bookings essential. Phone 03 528 1047 to book.

2.00-3.00pm, Thursday 13 July
Storytime Teddy Sleepover

Come to the library in your pyjamas with teddy in tow.

Stories, songs and crafts and teddy gets to stay the night! Free.

Bookings essential. Phone 03 528 1047 to book.

6.00-7.00pm, Tuesday 18 July
Story Makerspace

Around the World With Wally story makerspace. Join us for a fun hour of fabulous stories and create some awesome art to take home.

Suitable for 4-9 year olds. Free.

11.00am-12.00pm, Thursday 20 July

Murchison Library                                        

Event Description Date and time
Where's Wally in the World

Find the five intrepid travellers and their precious items from various locations around the world hidden in the library.

For 5-12 year olds. Free.

Tuesday 11 July - Friday 21 July

Richmond Library                                        

Event Description Date and time
Chain Reaction Challenge

Get creative and build a chain reaction machine that keeps a marble moving for as long as possible.

For children age 8-12 years. Free.

Bookings essential.

Phone 03 543 8500 to book.

10.00am-12.00pm, Monday 10 July
Where's Wally in the World

Find the five intrepid travellers and their precious items from various locations around the world hidden in the library.

For 5-12 year olds. Free.

Monday 10 July - Saturday 22 July
Murray's Mitre 10 Makerspace #1

Build something wonderful from wood.

For children age 6-12 years. Free.

Bookings essential. Phone 03 543 8500 to book.

1.00pm-2.00pm, Tuesday 11 July

FULLY BOOKED

Murray's Mitre 10 Makerspace #2

Build something wonderful from wood.

For children age 6-12 years. Free.

Bookings essential. Phone 03 543 8500 to book.

2.00pm-3.00pm, Tuesday 11 July

FULLY BOOKED

Wally-fy Your Beanie

Take a style tip from Wally and make and add a pom-pom to your beanie.

Suitable for children age 5-8 years.

BYO hat. $4.00 charge.

Bookings essential. Phone 03 543 8500 to book.

10.00am-12.00pm, Wednesday 12 July
Police Dog Handler Visit

Meet one of our local police dog handlers and his dog.

Suitable for children 5-12 years old. Free.

Bookings essential. Phone o3 543 8500 to book.

11.00 - 12.00 noon, Thursday 13 July

FULLY BOOKED

Storytime Teddy Sleepover

Come to the library in your pyjamas with teddy in tow.

Stories, songs and crafts and teddy gets to stay the night! Free.

Bookings essential. Phone 03 543 8500 to book.

6.00pm-7.00pm, Thursday 13 July
Family Friendly Movie

Enjoy a G-rated movie with us.

Bring your own cushions, blankets and snacks. Free.

Space for 50 people.

1.00pm-3.00pm, Friday 14 July
Chain Reaction Challenge

Get creative and build a chain reaction machine that keeps a marble moving for as long as possible.

For children age 8-12 years. Free.

Bookings essential. Phone 03 543 8500 to book.

10.00am-12.00pm, Monday 17 July
Storytime

Travel around the world with stories and craft.

Suitable for 4-9 year olds.

Limited to 50 children. Free.

11.00am-12.00pm, Tuesday 18 July
Where's Woolly?

Learn to make a scarf with Richmond Creative Fibres Group.

Suitable for 9-12 year olds. $7.00

Bookings essential. Phone 03 543 8500 to book.

10.00am-12.00pm, Wednesday 19 July
Family Friendly Movie

Enjoy a G-rated movie with us.

Bring your own cushions, blankets and snacks. Free.

Space for 50 people.

1.00pm-3.00pm, Friday 21 July

Takaka Library                          

Event Description Date and time
Maori Legends and Hei Tiki Making

Jaye Cavaye-Astle, Collingwood's Te Reo Māori and Māori performing arts teacher, entertains with two Māori legends followed by a hei tiki making workshop.

For ages 4 years and older. Free.

1.30pm-2.30pm, Monday 10 July
Where's Wally in the World

Find the five intrepid travellers and their precious items from various locations around the world hidden in the library.

For 5-12 year olds. Free.

Monday 10 July - Saturday 22 July
Storytime

Join us for fun stories and craft. The theme is around the world with Wally. Free.

10.30am-11.30am, Tuesday 11 July
Storytime

Join us for fun stories and craft. The theme is around the world with Wally. Free.

10.30am-11.30am, Tuesday 18 July
Meccano Workshop

Build your own model windmill, racing car, truck or jigger from vintage Meccano.

For 8-12 year olds. Free.

Bookings essential. Phone 03 525 0059 to book your spot.

2.00pm-4.00pm, Wednesday 19 July
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