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Have Your Party at Hastings Library

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Host your child's next birthday party at Hastings Library! We provide the venue, and a range of activities for your partygoers.Choose from several themes that will make your party a time to remember! You can have your party during opening hours or after hours.

We provide the use of tables & chairs, and a party experience of your choice led by our Party Coordinator.

The party parent is responsible for cups, plates, refreshments, decorations and supervision of children. But we even clean up afterwards!

For pricing, please refer to the Birthday Parties section of our library Prices page.

Themes Available

Recommended for younger children 18 months - 6 years old

Themed storytime and craft party

Includes a 30 minute themed story time and craft activity. Choose from one of our popular themes or let us know if you have something else in mind.

Popular themes:

  • Super heroes
  • Fairies
  • Pirates
  • Mermaids
  • Jungle animals
Nerf Wars

Bring your own Nerf gun and bullets for an action packed birthday party at the library.

Please note:

  • Nerf Wars can only be held after hours
  • Nerf darts are foam and fairly harmless, however your party attendees may choose to bring along safety eyewear. 
Treasure Hunt

Find all the hidden x marks the spots within the library and then sit down to a themed craft activity.

Please note: Treasure Hunt parties can only be held after hours.

Recommended for older children 7-10 years old

Craft Party

Includes 2 themed craft activities for older kids to have fun with.
Choose from one of our popular themes or let us know if you have something else in mind.

Popular themes:

  • Super heroes
  • Harry Potter
  • Minecraft
  • Star wars
Game on!

Let us provide the venue and a collection of both plugged and unplugged games for kids to enjoy in a fun lounge style setup.  We can even bring out the lego!

 

Nerf Wars

Bring your own Nerf gun and bullets for an action packed birthday party at the library.

Please note:

  • Nerf Wars can only be held after hours
  • Nerf darts are foam and fairly harmless, however your party attendees may choose to bring along safety eyewear.

Treasure Hunt

Find all the hidden x marks the spots within the library and then sit down to a themed craft activity.

Please note: Treasure Hunt parties can only be held after hours.

 

Party Times

Day Open Hours After Hours
Friday   6:15pm - 8:15pm
Saturday 1:00pm - 3:00pm 4:15pm - 6:15pm
Sunday   10:00am - 12noon

Make a booking request

Select an available slot on the calendar below and fill in our online form to make a request. Each party slot is 2hrs.

Hastings

Monday 10.00am - 6.00pm
Tuesday 9.00am - 8.00pm
Wednesday 9.00am - 6.00pm
Thursday 9.00am - 6.00pm
Friday 9.00am - 6.00pm
Saturday 10.00am - 4.00pm
Sunday 1.00pm - 4.00pm

Havelock North

Monday 10.00am - 6.00pm
Tuesday 9.00am - 6.00pm
Wednesday 9.00am - 6.00pm
Thursday 9.00am - 6.00pm
Friday 9.00am - 6.00pm
Saturday 10.00am - 4.00pm
Sunday CLOSED

Flaxmere

Monday 10.00am - 6.00pm
Tuesday 9.00am - 6.00pm
Wednesday 9.00am - 6.00pm
Thursday 9.00am - 6.00pm
Friday 9.00am - 6.00pm
Saturday 10.00am - 4.00pm
Sunday CLOSED

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