Holiday Programmes

School Holidays

All three libraries hold programmes of stories, crafts and entertainment during school holidays.  Please note start times vary!

Havelock North Library
Hastings Library
Flaxmere Library

Havelock North

Monday 16th April 
1.00 pm - 3.00pm
Join us for an afternoon of unplugged gaming: Board games, twister, scrabble, cards. All ages.
Wednesday 18th April 
Being brave - Storytime
Relate the complexity of war to our youngest in our community, come along and share stories of bravery and a medal making craft with your child.
Suitable 2+.
Friday 20th and Saturday 21st
The Imagination Playground comes to Havelock Nth Library
As seen in Albert Square…
Giant foam block-play, that transforms children’s minds, bodies, and spirits through active, creative play.
Tuesday 23rd April 
From 4.30pm
Gaming Comes to Havelock North Library 
Come along, hear stories about the war and make a poppy.
Ages 13-18
Tuesday 24th April 
10.30am – 11.30am
(almost) ANZAC Day storytime 
Come along, hear stories about the war and make a poppy.
Ages 3+
Thursday 26th April 
Unplugged – a repeat
Join us for an afternoon of unplugged gaming. Board games, twister, scrabble, 
& cards.
All ages.
No book clubs, Minecraft or Coders during the school holidays, sorry! 
Tuesday 17th April 
Ear Science 
Join Hastings Hearing to learn about how your ears work and take part in some awesome experiments.
Wednesday 18th April 
Digital Storytime
Share and interact with our favourite digital stories and make a take home craft.
Thursday 19th April 
Stop Motion Movie Maker Space
Tuesday 24th April 
(almost) ANZAC Day storytime 
Come along, hear stories about the war and make a poppy.
Thursday 26th April 
4.00 - 6.00pm
May the Fourth Be (almost) With You! 
Come along to celebrate all things Star Wars!
Suitable 13-18 years.
Friday 27th April 
Suitable 5+
Everyone loves a good game of BINGO. Join us to show us how good you are.  


Tuesday 17th April 
3:30 – 4:30pm
Make Create Do for Tweens - Woollen Weaving
Come and learn how to cardboard circle weave and take home a cool piece of art! 
Ages 7 – 12.
Thursday 19th April 
10:30 – 11:30am
(almost) ANZAC Day storytime
Join us for stories, poems, crafts and ANZAC biscuits as we remember the soldiers who fought 100 years ago. 
Ages 3+.
Friday 20th April 
Life at the Boundary 
Learn about earthquakes, tsunamis and volcanic eruptions. You can even become a scientist too!
Suitable 7+.
Tuesday 24th April 
From 3.00pm
Make Create Do for Teens - Anime Afternoon
Suitable 13- 18 years.
Friday 27th April 
10:30 – 11:30am
Stampin It
Join us in turning everyday objects into stamps and create some inkcredible artworks.  Suitable for all ages.
We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

To view photos from our previous holiday programmes visit our Flickr Gallery.

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