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Hastings, Havelock North and Flaxmere

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Readers' Blog

The House at the Edge of the World by Julia Rochester

While not a detective story this first novel by Julia Rochester relies on the element of surprise and I simply could not put it ...

Always Watching by Chevy Stevens

A Rising Man by Abir Mukherjee

Register for 'Paws to Read', the Hastings District Libraries Winter Warmers Reading Programme for 5-12-year-olds! Read more...

Are you a grown-up, but want to have an awesome winter reading programme of your own? Well, you're in luck - Turn Up the Heat is an adults winter reading programme with fantastic prizes and registrations are open NOW! Read more...

Due to popular demand our JP service will now also operate on a second through the week. Read more...

Our interloan request form is now also digital!

Epukapuka have announced and increase to the issue period for audiobooks and ebooks. Read more...

Coming Up

Wednesday, July 5, 2017 - 10:00am
Wednesday, July 5, 2017 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Wednesday, July 5, 2017 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Wednesday, July 5, 2017 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Friday, June 30, 2017 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Saturday, July 1, 2017 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sunday, July 2, 2017 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Monday, July 3, 2017 - 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Tuesday, July 4, 2017 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Tuesday, July 4, 2017 - 1:00pm
Tuesday, July 4, 2017 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Tuesday, July 4, 2017 - 2:45pm
Tuesday, July 4, 2017 - 3:30pm - 5:00pm

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