Young Adult Collections

All three libraries have Young Adult Collections and elsewhere in the library are CDs, DVDs, videos and of course, books that teens are welcome to borrow. Online Databases are also available for homework research  at home or in the libraries - no charge.

Databases for Research and Fun

From homework help, through secondary school and tertiary level, to adult general interest, to health topics, law, funding, scholarships, our databases provide access to a huge range of online resources, on just about every topic

From home you can information and have fun while learning.

Hastings District Libraries subscribe to a wide range of databases, greatly extending our collections.

Most are available to use from home - use your library card number for login ID.

Junior Collections

All three libraries have great collections of children's items, including books, puzzles, CDs, DVDs, cassettes and talking books.

All ages are catered for, from toddlers to teens. 

Parents - you are welcome to ask the Children's Librarians for books that best suits your child's age and stage in reading.

Click Read More to see a list of Junior Collections.

Class Visits

Class visits to our three libraries are encouraged for all age groups.

Talk to one of our Children's Librarians if you would like more information.

Scholarships Grants Awards

Looking for funding for tertary eduction?  

Breakout database

Available in the libraries (no charge), use Funding Information Services Breakout database to find details of scholarships, grants and awards. 

There are also guidelines for applying and success stories to inspire you. 

Careers NZ
Mana Rapuara Aotearoa

The Careers NZ website also has information on scholarships, grants and awards, see:

Maths is Fun

Maths is Fun is a programme full of games and activities for children from Year 1 -8. Designed to interest, encourage and stimulate children to have fun with basic numeracy skills and accept them as part of their daily lives.

There are take home incentives, activity sheets, certificate of completion, Finale party and FUN!

Dice and card games, dominoes, pentominoes, magic squares, code games and much more! 

"I had been concerned she may find it difficult but exactly the opposite has happened. Her confidence has increased and she is really enjoying maths."

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