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Motueka Library                                                          

Date and Time Event  Description
Every Wednesday, 2.00pm - 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 second Wednesday (from 13 June), 1.30pm - 3.00pm Craft and Yarn Bring your craft project to the library and work on it in a relaxed sociable atmosphere. Free.
Friday mornings during term time, 10.00am - 10.30am Tiny Tots Action rhymes, music and stories for children 2 years and younger. Free.
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.

2nd Monday of the month, 11.00am - 12.30pm Garden Gurus

Socialise with other gardeners, browse the library's gardening books, listen to guest speakers or visit local gardens. Different activity each month.

Friday 15 June, 2.00pm - 3.00pm Winter Fashion Workshop Fun, interactive workshop highlighting the latest winter collection with Lynn Crossland from Renaissance Style Coaching. $12.00 to be paid at the workshop.
Thursday 21 June, 2.00pm - 3.00pm Author Talk - Bruce Gilkison Bruce Gilkison will talk about his book Walking with James Hogg: The Ettrick Shepherd's Journeys Through Scotland. Refreshments provided. Koha.
Monday 25 June, 3.30pm - 5.00pm LEGO Club Build new LEGO creations and make new friends with LEGO enthusiast Adrian Barbour. Free.
Thursday 28 June, 2.00pm - 3.00pm Is Your Sleep Satisfying You? Sarah La Touche talks about the connection between diet and our sleep habits. Refreshments provided. Koha.
Wednesday 4 July, 11.30am - 12.30pm Opportunities Beyond School Perfect for school leavers. Find out about work skills, CVs, cover letters, dress code and WWOOFing. Note: This session will be held in the Motueka High School hall. Free.
Friday 6 July, 2.00pm - 3.00pm Local Heritage Talk Local historian Eileen Stewart will talk about the first European settlement in Motueka, Captain Frederick Moore's emigration to New Zealand in 1839 and his relationship with local Māori. Refreshments provided. Koha.
Monday 9 July - Saturday 28 July Winter Book Sale Pre-loved library books at bargain prices, for adults and children. During usual opening hours.
Friday 27 July, 11.00am - 12.00pm Winter Comfort Food Join us for tastings and share tips on creating delicious winter recipes. Enjoy connecting with other like-minded cooks and bakers and take recipes home. Koha.

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.
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.
3rd Wednesday of the month, 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. Free.
1st Thursday of the month, 5.15pm - 6.45pm Meet and Geek For fans of boardgames, comics, anime, sci-fi, fantasy and more. A social group for 16+. Free.
Thursday 14 June, 3.30pm - 4.30pm Mystery Ink Teen Book Group Food, games and new books to enjoy for 12+. All teen readers welcome. Free. 
Tuesday 19 June, 1.00pm - 3.00pm Richmond Writing Group Guest speaker Michelanne Forster will provide insight into the world of writing from 1.00pm-2.00pm. Followed by practical writing exercises or discussion from 2.00pm-3.00pm. Free. 
Wednesday 20 June, 7.00pm - 9.00pm Movie Night Join us for a mystery movie at Richmond Library. Phone 543-8500 for more information and to book your seat. Free.
Thursday 21 June, 5.30pm - 6.30pm Author Talk - Heather Holmes

Join us for a talk with Heather Holmes, author of What’s In a Name? a light-hearted, easy read, guaranteed to put a smile on your face!

Cash book sales for $20 will be available. 100% of sales will be donated to the Nelson and Tasman Cancer Society.

Free.

Takaka Library                                                                           

Date and Time Event  Description
Last Tuesday of each month, 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.
Every Thursday afternoon, 1.00pm - 2.30pm Get Crafty Cosy up with other crafters for a creative hour or two in our sunny corner. Free.
Every Thursday morning, 10.00am - 12.00noon Word Games Get your brain into gear for a fun morning of brain gymnastics. Free.
Tuesday mornings 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.
Wednesday 20 June, 1.00pm - 2.00pm Law for Lunch - Neighbours Simon Jones, Golden Bay Community Law, will present information on the rights and obligations of a neighbour and how to go about resolving any problems. Free.
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