What's On at Your Library

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Motueka Library          

Date and Time Event Description

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.

Every Friday 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.

14 December - 25 January Feather Decorating Decorate a paper feather with words or images celebrating kotahitanga - unity and togetherness. We'll use the feathers to make a beautiful community cloak for Waitangi Day. Free.
14 December - 8 February Summer Snaps! Send us your summer photos by 8 February and we'll include them in the Summer Snaps Photo Exhibition at Richmond Library in March. Email your summer snaps to pania.walton@tasman.govt.nz.
14 December - 14 February Book Spine Poetry Competition Poetry fun for everyone! Simply compose a poem using only the titles of books placed in a stack, one on top of the other. Entries due by 14 February. Email to pania.walton@tasman.govt.nz or drop off at your library. For all ages.
5 - 22 January 2021 Summer Book Sale Fossick about on our library book sale table and nab a literary bargain. There's something for everyone at super cheap prices.
5 - 30 January 2021 Sizzling Summer Surprise Reads Find your slice of Summer sun with one of these scorchers. Fast paced, gripping and whirlwind stories to have you on the edge of your beach chair!
Thursday 21 January 2021, 10.30am-12.30pm Picnic In The Park Join us for our annual summer picnic in Memorial Park, next to the library. Outdoor games, Levity Beet performs for kids, Tamsin and Phoebe Leenhouwers perform for adults. Bring your picnic and settle in for a lovely time for all. Free. All welcome.
Friday 22 January, 2.00pm-4.00pm Friendly Chess Tournament Take part in our fun friendly chess tournament for all ages. Some chess sets provided, or bring your own chess set. All welcome. Free.
Wednesday 27 January, 10.00am-12.00pm Book Folding Workshop: POSTPONED POSTPONED: We'll let you know when a new date has been sorted out. In the meantime, check out all the other groovy events we have taking place.
Wednesday 27 January, 6.00pm-7.00pm Poet Talk: Jess Fiebig - My Honest Poem Christchurch poet Jess Fiebig talks about her debut book of poetry, My Honest Poem. Jess Fiebig's work has featured in nationally significant publications such as Landfall.  Free. All welcome.

Murchison Library          

Date and time Event Description
14 December - 25 January Feather Decorating Decorate a paper feather with words or images celebrating kotahitanga - unity and togetherness. We'll use the feathers to make a beautiful community cloak for Waitangi Day. Free.
14 December - 8 February Summer Snaps! Send us your summer photos by 8 February and we'll include them in the Summer Snaps Photo Exhibition at Richmond Library in March. Email your summer snaps to pania.walton@tasman.govt.nz.
14 December - 14 February Book Spine Poetry Competition Poetry fun for everyone! Simply compose a poem using only the titles of books placed in a stack, one on top of the other. Entries due by 14 February. Email to pania.walton@tasman.govt.nz or drop off at your library. For all ages.

 

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, 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.

Monday 18 January, 7.00pm

Movie Night: Charade Join us for a screening of Charade - a thrilling and romantic classic film starring Audrey Hepburn and Cary Grant. Contact pania.walton@tasman.govt.nz to book your spot, or phone 03 543 8500. Free.

14 December - 25 January

Feather Decorating Decorate a paper feather with words or images celebrating kotahitanga - unity and togetherness. We'll use the feathers to make a beautiful community cloak for Waitangi Day. Free.

Thursday 28 January, 11.00am-1.00pm

Job Fair Looking for work? Job seekers of all ages and work backgrounds are invited to meet a wide range of employers at our Job Fair. There will also be a sausage sizzle and activities to keep children occupied. Free. All welcome.

Monday 1 February, 6.00pm

Doc Fest: Cezanne - Portraits of a Life Love art? This documentary is for you. Described by Matisse and Picasso as "the father of us all" Cezanne is considered one of the greatest artists of all time. Free. Contact pania.walton@tasman.govt.nz to book your spot, or phone 03 543 8500.

14 December - 8 February

Summer Snaps! Send us your summer photos by 8 February and we'll include them in the Summer Snaps Photo Exhibition at Richmond Library in March. Email your summer snaps to pania.walton@tasman.govt.nz.

14 December - 14 February

Book Spine Poetry Competition Poetry fun for everyone! Simply compose a poem using only the titles of books placed in a stack, one on top of the other. Entries due by 14 February. Email to pania.walton@tasman.govt.nz or drop off at your library. For all ages.

Tuesday 23 February, 12.00pm-1.00pm

Law for Lunch: Residential Tenancies Are you a residential tenant? Kaye Lawrence from Nelson Bays Community Law Service can guide you through your legal rights and responsibilities.  On February 11 some important change to the Residential Tenancies Act came in to force. Make sure you know what they are. Free. All welcome. Feel free to bring your lunch.

Tuesday 2 March, 12.00pm-1.00pm

Law for Lunch: Wills Have you sorted out your will yet? Kaye Lawrence from Nelson Bays Community Law Service can answer your questions relating to wills. Free. All welcome. Feel free to bring your lunch.

Tuesday 9 March, 12.00pm-1.00pm

Law for Lunch: Trusts Do you have a trust, are you a trustee, or are you thinking of setting up a trust? Make sure you know your rights and responsibilities. Kaye Lawrence from Nelson Bays Community Law Service can answer all your questions relating to trusts. Free. All welcome. Feel free to bring your lunch.

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.

14 December - 25 January

Feather Decorating Decorate a paper feather with words or images celebrating kotahitanga - unity and togetherness. We'll use the feathers to make a beautiful community cloak for Waitangi Day. Free.

14 December - 8 February

Summer Snaps! Send us your summer photos by 8 February and we'll include them in the Summer Snaps Photo Exhibition at Richmond Library in March. Email your summer snaps to pania.walton@tasman.govt.nz.

14 December - 14 February

Book Spine Poetry Competition Poetry fun for everyone! Simply compose a poem using only the titles of books placed in a stack, one on top of the other. Entries due by 14 February. Email to pania.walton@tasman.govt.nz or drop off at your library. For all ages.
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