Delve into our collections and discover your next read with our new blog, The BiblioFiles, featuring curated lists and suggestions from our staff.Read more
Archives in the Community
The Whakaputu/Archives and Special Collections of Hamilton City Libraries is coming to a library branch near you!Read more
Auaha - A Space to Create
Auaha is a collaborative work space for making, learning, exploring and sharing. There is some cool tech available as well as lots of opportunities to explore and find new interests.Read more
Star Wars Celebrations
Saturday 1 May - Saturday 15 May
Join us for events for the whole whaanau as we celebrate everything Star Wars. Come and check out our FREE activities with prizes and surprises!Read more
Starts 5 May
Join us for information sessions on how to make your own budgets.Read more
Edison the Programmable Robot
Starts 6 May
Auaha, Central Library
Join us for our brand new 5 week introductory programme to meet Edison the Programmable Robot and bring it to life using block coding.Read more
Term 2 Mondays at Chartwell Library
Term 2 Tuesdays at Dinsdale Library
Be creative - have fun while exploring with science, technology, arts and math... and a story to go with it!!!
Term 2 registrations are open now.
Lasair in the Library / Open Mic
19, 21, 28, 29 May
We’re celebrating NZ Music Month with some pop-up shows from Hamilton musician Lasair.
Lasair will be playing for half an hour followed by YOUR chance to take the stage!
Learn New Zealand Sign Language
Come and learn New Zealand’s official language for the Deaf Community with free classes.Read more
Every Wednesday, starting 5 May
Term 2 registrations are open now!
The LAB is an interactive programme for young people which engages them in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Maths) and engenders a passion for learning.
Tuesday 18 May - Tuesday 22 June
St Andrews Library
Registrations for this popular programme are now open for Term 2.
Does your child need some help with their reading? Are they new to reading in English or Te Reo Maaori? Let’s read to therapy dogs together to build their confidence!
Learn to Play Chess
Every Thursday starting 6 May
Do you want to be the next Grandmaster of Chess? Or perhaps the next Beth Harmon from the Queen’s Gambit? Then join us for our Learn to Play Chess classes, for kids aged 8-13.Read more
Scotty Stone Live @ the Library + Open Mic
Monday 24 May
We’re celebrating NZ Music Month with a pop-up show from Hamilton musician Scotty Stone.
Scotty will be playing for half an hour followed by YOUR chance to take the stage.