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Astronomy Night

Join the Wellington Astronomical Society for a discussion about the Mars Rover Perseverance which is planned to land on Mars on 19 February (NZDT).

War Memorial Library Wednesday 24 February, 7pm


Stepping Up Computer Classes - Term 1 2021

Hutt City Libraries and Digital Inclusion Alliance Aotearoa offer FREE computer classes for people with basic, or no computer skills.

Term 1 classes start Monday 1 March and are available at Naenae, Petone, Stokes Valley, Taita, Wainuiomata, and War Memorial Libraries.

View the class timetable online or see in-library. Phone 04 570 6633 or ask at your local library to register for a class.

Lego Competition

Be in to win LEGO® kits and family passes to the Brick Show on in March!

Create a scene from a book or movie using LEGO®, take photos, and send it to LibrariesEvents@huttcity.govt.nz before 28 February.

Run in conjunction with Well-LUG (Wellington Lego® User Group). Open to tamariki up to age 13.

Don’t have LEGO® at home? Come along to Bricks & Pieces in February!

Tell a Fairy Tale Day

Bricks & Pieces

Use bricks to solve some fairy tale problems- help Rapunzel escape the tower, design a new chair for Baby Bear, engineer a wolf-proof house….

Naenae Library Wednesday 24 & Friday 26 February, 3:45pm

Naenae Library Saturday 27 February, 11am


Preschool Storytime

Dress up as your favourite character for some special stories and craft.

Naenae Library Wednesday 24 February, 10:30am

Love Your Library Month

Eastbourne eResource Bootcamps!

Bring your digital device along to Eastbourne Library and get eResource fit and savvy! Join us for an overview of eBooks, movie streaming, eMagazines, and how to use our catalogue online at home.

ePukapuka and Libby Friday 5 February, 11am-12noonm

RBdigital/eMagazines Friday 12 February, 11am–12noon

Beamafilm/movie streaming Friday 19 February, 11am-12noon

Libraries Online Catalogue Friday 26 February, 11am-12noon


Naenae eResource Bootcamps!

Bring your digital device along to Naenae Library and get eResource fit and savvy! Staff will be available to help you install and use our eResource apps on your device.

Naenae Library Sunday 7, 21, & 25 February, 1pm


I love my library because...

Give us warm fuzzy feelings this month and share why you love Hutt City Libraries to go in the draw for a $50 grocery voucher. Fill in a card at your local library during February to be in to win. Winner will be drawn 1 March.


Little Library Lovers Day

Bring your little library lover for ongoing activities including LEGO, scavenger hunts, storytelling, crafts and more! All ages.

War Memorial Library Saturday 20 February, 10am-3pm


Speed Dating eResources

Join library staff for a speedy introduction to the free eResources on offer at Hutt City Libraries.

Naenae Library Monday 22 February, 1pm


Share a Page

Do you have a favourite book? Or a favourite passage that the world just needs to hear? Join us at Eastbourne Library to share a page!

Eastbourne Library Saturday 27 February, 11am-2pm


Book a Librarian

Book a one-on-one session with staff at Petone Library and get to know your device better! Sessions are tailored to your needs, so bring in your phone, laptop or tablet and learn how to make videocalls, write documents, read eBooks and more! Phone 04 568 6253 to book in.

 

Lion Dancing

Would you like to bring prosperity and good luck for the new year? Come learn how to perform the traditional Chinese Lion Dance and mimic a lion's movements to celebrate Chinese festivals with joyful noise and bright colours! Our instructor is Winsome Lam from the Confucius Institute at Victoria University.

War Memorial Library Tuesday 16 February, 3:30pm Rescheduled to Wednesday 24 February, 3:30pm

Moera Library Tuesday 23 February, 3:30pm

Wainuiomata Library Thursday 25 February, 11am

Petone Library Saturday 27 February, 11am


Martial Arts

Kick start the new year and try martial arts with Fanxiao Meng from the Confucius Institute at Victoria University.

Wainuiomata Library Saturday 20 February, 2pm Postponed, new date coming soon

 


Guzheng
Interested in Chinese culture?

Would you like to learn how to play the Guzheng (Chinese plucked zither)?

Come and try first-hand the Guzheng with instructor Jessie Ling from the Confucius Institute at Victoria University.

 

Petone Library Saturday 27 February, 12:30pm