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Hastings, Havelock North and Flaxmere

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Readers' Blog

Wild Bird by Wendelin Van Draanen

“3:47 a.m. That's when they come for Wren Clemens. She's hustled out of her house and into a waiting car, then a plane, and th...

Force of Nature by Jane Harper

Spellbook of the Lost and Found by Moïra Fowley-Doyle

Come along to a FREE introductory lecture on DNA & Family History at Hastings Library on the 8th of February. Read more...

#summerfun a holiday programme designed for teens aged 13 to 18 (years 9 -13). The goal is to complete challenges to win prizes! Read more...

Report-ins for our Summer Sparks Summer literacy programme are open from Monday the 4th of December! You can still register your 5-12 year-olds so they can take part in this fun and innovative programme. Read more...

We will have two new meeting rooms at Havelock North Library and we would like your help to name them! Read more...

Calling all teens 13+ interested in being part of a creative writing club! Read more...

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