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Welcome to the Hastings District Libraries in sunny Hawke's Bay, New Zealand.

Hastings, Havelock North and Flaxmere

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Readers' Blog

Three Dog Night by Elsebeth Egholm

It's the coldest winter in memory as ex-convict Peter Boutrup moves to remote, rural Denmark to start a new life. But when a you...

Unfaithful Music & Disappearing Ink by Elvis Costello

Recommended reads about the Holocaust

Please note all Hastings District Libraries are closed on Monday 6 June 2016 in observance of the Queen's Birthday. Normal hours will resume on Tuesday 7 June 2016. We wish you all a safe and happy long weekend.

In association with House of Travel and the Hawke’s Bay French Association, Hastings  District Libraries invite you to enjoy a glass of mulled wine and hear Allyson Gofton talk about her experiences celebrating Christmas in a French village. Read more...

Hell Pizza wants to reward New Zealand children who read books. Read more...

Following refurbs to both Flaxmere Library and Hastings War Memorial Library in the last two years, it is now the Havelock North Library’s turn for a revamp, with plans being drawn up over the next few months. Read more...
Love baking? Come along to our Bakers' Club at the Hastings Library, first Tuesday of each month, at 10.30am. We'll provide some fresh home baking for you to nibble on over a cuppa and chat about our favourite recipes. Read more...

Coming Up

Sunday, June 5, 2016 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Monday, May 30, 2016 - 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 1:00pm
Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 9:30am - 11:00am

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