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Hastings Libraries of Pride present Pride Month 2022.  

Celebrate love and belonging with us from 20 May – 19 June. We have a variety of activities and events for folx of all ages. Whether you are part of the LGBTQIA+ community or an ally, make this your month to celebrate being yourself and accepting others as they are. 

This year, all events are being held at Hastings library.

Click on a button below to find out more, or register for an event.

Event Brochure

Flick through our Pride event brochure. It's full of info and clickable links to register for events, or use a registration button below.

Rainbow Storytime
Living Library
Pride Craft Buffet 1
Pride Craft Buffet 2
Whanau Picinic
Books and Movie Night
Poetry Slam

Reading Lists

We'll be adding more and more reading lists to the page over the next while, so keep coming back to check for updates!

Pride Reading List Adult Fiction
bisexual
gay
lesbian fiction
non binary
non fiction
pride for parents
transgender
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May 2022

Pride Month at Hastings Libraries of Pride

Pride Month at Hastings Libraries of Pride

Hastings Libraries of Pride present Pride Month 2022. Celebrate love and belonging with us from 20 May – 19 June. We have a variety of activities and events for folx of all ages. Whether you are part of the LGBTQIA+ community or an ally, make this your month to celebrate being yourself and...

Date: Friday 20 May to Sunday 19 June
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Pride Month at Hastings Libraries of Pride


Free
Rainbow Storytime with Erika and Coco Flash - Pride Month

Rainbow Storytime with Erika and Coco Flash - Pride Month

Come along to special storytimes with Taranaki drag queens Erika and Coco Flash. Be dazzled and hear stories about following your own unique dreams. Erika and Coco will bring out the shining star in everyone with music and fabulosity! Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take...

Date: Friday 20 May to Saturday 21 May
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rainbow Storytime with Erika and Coco Flash - Pride Month


PRIDE Living Library with Erika and Coco Flash

PRIDE Living Library with Erika and Coco Flash

Meet Erika and Coco Flash, drag queens on tour from Taranaki. This evening event is a safe space to hear about Erika and Coco's lives in and out of drag, ask questions, and be dazzled by their sequins and personalities. Registrations are required - register through the Hastings District Libraries...

Date: Friday 20 May
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - PRIDE Living Library with Erika and Coco Flash


Free
Pride Craft Buffet

Pride Craft Buffet

Be proud to make your own merch! Materials provided. Polymer clay, pony beads, Hama beads, felt, and all the colours of the rainbow. Contribute to a collaborative artwork, use our ideas, or bring your own. Two dates, same crafts; attend one or both. Registrations are required - register through...

Date: Thursday 26 May to Thursday 9 June
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Pride Craft Buffet


June 2022

Pride Month at Hastings Libraries of Pride

Pride Month at Hastings Libraries of Pride

Hastings Libraries of Pride present Pride Month 2022. Celebrate love and belonging with us from 20 May – 19 June. We have a variety of activities and events for folx of all ages. Whether you are part of the LGBTQIA+ community or an ally, make this your month to celebrate being yourself and...

Date: Friday 20 May to Sunday 19 June
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Pride Month at Hastings Libraries of Pride


Free
R18
Pride Books and Movie Night

Pride Books and Movie Night

Come and share the titles you've loved, and hear about the LGBTQIA+ books and movies others have been enjoying. Have a glass of wine, ask for recommendations, and meet others in the local LGBTQIA+ community. Suitable for ages 18+. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and...

Date: Thursday 2 June
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Pride Books and Movie Night


Free
Pride Craft Buffet

Pride Craft Buffet

Be proud to make your own merch! Materials provided. Polymer clay, pony beads, Hama beads, felt, and all the colours of the rainbow. Contribute to a collaborative artwork, use our ideas, or bring your own. Two dates, same crafts; attend one or both. Registrations are required - register through...

Date: Thursday 26 May to Thursday 9 June
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Pride Craft Buffet


Free
Pride Whānau and Chosen Family Picnic

Pride Whānau and Chosen Family Picnic

Bring your whānau or chosen family and a packed lunch, dress up, and come along to our picnic in Civic Square to celebrate Pride month with others. Meet new people and show your support for the Hastings LGBTQIA+ community. There is no need to register, just turn up and picnic away! If the...

Date: Saturday 11 June
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Pride Whānau and Chosen Family Picnic


Pride Poetry Slam with Motif Poetry

Pride Poetry Slam with Motif Poetry

Motif Poetry and Hastings Library are excited to present a special, one-night-only, free Pride Poetry Slam right here in the Bay! Hosted by UK Slam Champion Sara Hirsch and featuring wordsmiths from around Hawke's Bay, this will be spoken word at its biggest and best. Come and watch poets...

Date: Saturday 18 June
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Pride Poetry Slam with Motif Poetry


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Hastings

Monday 10.00am - 5.30pm
Tuesday 9.00am - 7.00pm
Wednesday 9.00am - 5.30pm
Thursday 9.00am - 7.00pm
Friday 9.00am - 5.30pm
Saturday 10.00am - 4.00pm
Sunday 1.00pm - 4.00pm

Havelock North

Monday 10.00am - 5.30pm
Tuesday 9.00am - 5.30pm
Wednesday 9.00am - 5.30pm
Thursday 9.00am - 5.30pm
Friday 9.00am - 5.30pm
Saturday 10.00am - 4.00pm
Sunday CLOSED

Flaxmere

Monday 10.00am - 5.30pm
Tuesday 9.00am - 5.30pm
Wednesday 9.00am - 5.30pm
Thursday 9.00am - 5.30pm
Friday 9.00am - 5.30pm
Saturday 10.00am - 4.00pm
Sunday CLOSED

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