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Maths is Fun 2016 - How to Measure a Mammoth

Click here to register for the 2016 Maths is Fun programme read more...

Landmarks Local History Talk

The next Landmarks Local History Talk is on Tuesday, April 12, 2016 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm at the Hastings Library

The speaker for the session of the Landmarks Local History Talk will be Terry Taaffe. He'll be talking about Herbert Guthrie-Smith of Tutira. Read more...

Join us at Poets' Night Out with CK Stead and friends

CK Stead, the current New Zealand Poet Laureate, will be officially honoured at the Poets’ Night Out, at the Havelock North Function Centre, 7.30pm on Saturday 2 April. Read more...

Friends of Hastings District Libraries BOOK SALE!

The Friends of Hastings District Libraries are holding a fundraising book slae at he Havelock North function centre this Friday and Saturday. Read more...

Spring Holiday Programme time!

School holidays are here! We've got programmes running across all three libraries, with lots to keep the young ones entertained over the holiday break - from How to Measure a Mammoth to a Roald Dahl Movie Day - click through for more information Read more...

Maths is Fun 2016 - How to Measure a Mammoth

Click here to register for the 2016 Maths is Fun programme 'How to Measure a Mammoth' Read more...

We’re changing things up a bit in Havelock North

 
The refurbishment of the Havelock North library is about to swing into action, so there are few things you'll need to be aware of. Read more...

Epukapuka Increases Issue Period

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

Extended Library Hours

To increase community access to library services, including internet, meeting and study space, information and recreational reading Hastings District Libraries are extending opening hours at all three sites from Monday 4 July. Read more...

Hell Pizza Reading Challenge returns!

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

Bakers' Club

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...

Minecraft Club

Do you love gaming? Are you a fan of Minecraft? Then come along to our fortnightly Minecraft Club sessions where you can collaborate with other like-minded gamers, swap tips and get creative in weekly theme challenges! Suitable for ages 5+ and all skill levels. Read more...

 

New collections added to our Genealogy database

You can now search Electoral Registers from England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland, school registers from three of Britain's top historic schools and over 67,000 New York birth, marriage and burial records dating back to 1639 in our Find My Past database. Read more...

 

givUS Community Organisation Funding Workshop

Hastings District Libraries are holding a FREE workshop in using givUS, a database you can use to find funding opportunities. Read more...

BreakOut and FundView have changed!

If you use the funding databases BreakOut and FundView please be aware that they have changed. BreakOut is now called givME and FundView is now called givUS. Read more...

 

Renew Your Items Online

Did you know that you can renew your items online? Click on Log in to my account at the top right of the website homepage or My Account from the Hastings District Libraries Catalogue. Read more...

 

NERF Wars at the Hastings Library!

Get your game-face on and enter stealth-mode - Nerf Wars is back at the Hastings War Memorial Library! Read more...

Nerf Wars at the Hastings Library!

Get your game-face on and enter stealth-mode - Nerf Wars is back at the Hastings War Memorial Library!

Easter Hours

Here are the opening hours for the Hastings District Libraires over the Easter period.

Friday 25 March          CLOSED
Saturday 26 March     Open
Sunday 27 March       Open (Hastings only)
Monday 28 March       CLOSED
 
Normal hours will resume on Tuesday 29 March.

Teen Tech Week

Teen Tech Week is on in March, with a Gamer Night and an App Workshop on offer for teens. Read more

Queen's Birthday Hours

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. Read more...

NERF Wars at the Hastings Library!

Get your game-face on and enter stealth-mode - Nerf Wars is back at the Hastings War Memorial Library! Read more...

Horse of the Year comes to the Library

It's Horse of the Year time again and Hastings District Libraries has a fantastic range of events happening to help celebrate. Read more...

Horse of the Year is coming to the Library

It's Horse of the Year time again and Hastings District Libraries has a fantastic range of events happening to help celebrate.

Teen Tech Week

Teen Tech Week is on in March, with a Gamer Night and an App Workshop on offer for teens.

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