Our Community

FlaXFactor Interschool Singing and Dance Competition

The Flaxmere Library and the Flaxmere Community Centre bring to you the ‘FlaXFactor’ competition for all Year 7 & 8 Flaxmere school students. Showcase your talents and go school-to-school in this interschool singing and dancing contest!

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.

HOY at the Library

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

Our Vision and Mission


The Hastings District Libraries will be centres for lifelong learning and recreation.  Each library will be a focal point for its own community.


To enrich the life of the community by providing a library service that meets people's informational, recreational and cultural needs. 

Community Noticeboards

All three libraries have noticeboards for community notices and posters.

To display these, please ask at the desk for the Community Librarian.

You may also post notices and posters to:

The Community Liaison and Promotions Co-ordinator, Private Bag 9002, Hastings 4156.  Please send three copies if you would like these displayed in all three libraries.


Petitions may be made available for the public to sign, in all three libraries.

These must be approved by the District Libraries Manager.

Petition organisers are responsible for the maintenance and collation of pages.  

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