What's On at Your Library

 For more details about any of our events contact us.

Motueka Library        

Date and Time Event Description
1 July 2021 - 30 June 2022 Alphabet Soup Reading Challenge Here is the epic reading challenge for adults you have been waiting for! Read authors A to Z in one year - yep, that's 26 authors in 52 weeks, or one author every two weeks. Win prizes, have fun, discover new authors and read your way A to Z. Pick up your reading log from your library any time from 1 July onwards.
Friday 1 October - Saturday 30 October Take & Make: Provence Self-Care Kit Collect your free Provence Self-Care kit to inspire and enhance your well-being as we acknowledge Mental Health Awareness Week 2021. Reduce anxiety with meditative, calming activities.
Monday 18 October - Saturday 30 October Take & Make: Kōwhai Kit

We are celebrating gardening and native trees with kōwhai grow kits. Your kōwhai Take & Make kit will contain an Easi Grow seedling pot, a peat pellet, kōwhai seeds, a plant label and facts about kōwhai. Free.

Wednesday 20 October - Sunday 31 October Decorate a Pumpkin Picture Competition

Pick up a pumpkin template from the library and decorate it with whatever art supplies you like, drop it into the library before Halloween and go in the draw for a spooky spot prize. All ages. Free.

Tuesday 26 October - Tuesday 30 November Take & Make: Historical Postcards

Each kit will contain a postcard, decorative papers, pictures and fast facts about the specific historical theme. It's a creative, relaxing activity taking you back in time to another era. Designed with adults in mind. One kit per person while stocks last. Free.

Monday 1 November - Friday 24 December Take & Make: Leaf of Love

We are saying goodbye to our library building at 12 Pah St. Write a farewell note to express your thoughts about what the library at 12 Pah St has meant to you. Your Take & Make kit will contain leaf shapes, a gel pen and some historical facts about Motueka Library. Free.

Murchison Library        

Date and Time Event Description
1 July 2021 - 30 June 2022 Alphabet Soup Reading Challenge  Here is the epic reading challenge for adults you have been waiting for! Read authors A to Z in one year - yep, that's 26 authors in 52 weeks, or one author every two weeks. Win prizes, have fun, discover new authors and read your way A to Z. Pick up your reading log from your library any time from 1 July onwards.

Richmond Library      

Date and time Event  Description
1 July 2021 - 30 June 2022 Alphabet Soup Reading Challenge Here is the epic reading challenge for adults you have been waiting for! Read authors A to Z in one year - yep, that's 26 authors in 52 weeks, or one author every two weeks. Win prizes, have fun, discover new authors and read your way A to Z. Pick up your reading log from your library any time from 1 July onwards.
Tuesday 26 October - Sunday 31 October Take & Make: Teen Craft-o-ween Get your ghoulish glue and scary scissors out! It’s time for creepy crafting!  Enjoy a ghostly joke or two, make a cute-as-pie vampire bat, find out your Halloween name and enjoy celebrating this spooky time of year! For all ages. Free.
Wednesday 27 October, 1.00pm-2.30pm Zoom Workshop Whether you are an absolute novice, a beginner, or just want to get a bit more confident using Zoom, book in to our free workshop. Contact Richmond Library, phone 03 543 8500 to book your spot. Free.
Friday 29 October, 10.30am-12.00pm Family History Friday Working on your family tree? Drop in to our Research Room to explore our local and family history resources with the assistance of specialist library staff. Free.
Mondays, 1 November - 6 December, 3.30pm-5.00pm Richmond Robotics: Term 4 Richmond Robotics is an after-school club for kids aged 9 - 13 who are keen on coding, robotics and technology. There is a cost associated with this programme. Contact Richmond Library, 03 543 8500, for further information and to book your spot.
Friday 27 November Family History Friday Working on your family tree? Drop in to our Research Room to explore our local and family history resources with the assistance of specialist library staff. Free.

 

Tākaka Library    

Date and Time Event  Description
1 July 2021 - 30 June 2022 Alphabet Soup Reading Challenge Here is the epic reading challenge for adults you have been waiting for! Read authors A to Z in one year - yep, that's 26 authors in 52 weeks, or one author every two weeks. Win prizes, have fun, discover new authors and read your way A to Z. Pick up your reading log from your library any time from 1 July onwards.
Wednesday 20 - Sunday 31 October Decorate a Pumpkin Picture Competition Pick up a pumpkin template from the library and decorate it with whatever art supplies you like, drop it into the library before Halloween and go in the draw for a spooky spot prize. All ages. Free.
Monday 25 - Saturday 30 October Take & Make: Signs and Symbols It's the International Day of Air Traffic Controllers this week! It's exciting because this day reminds us of signs, symbols, semaphores and all sorts of other kinds of non-verbal communication. Pick up your free signs and symbols kit this week. Designed with adults in mind. Free.
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