Contactless Library Services

There are a range of ways library services can be accessed from outside our libraries.

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Summer Reading Programme

Come on over to the libraries and have some summer dreaming and reading fun!

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Covid-19 Updates

We continue to update our website with the latest information about traffic light changes and how it affects our services. 

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Municipal Pools Oral History Project

Hamilton City Libraries are running an Oral History Project specifically on the Municipal Pools. We are wanting to record your memories so that they will be preserved as part of our city’s history. If you or someone you know would like to share your story or memory and be a part of this project, please complete the online form.

More information about the Municipal Pools Oral History Project
Book chat

Summer Kids' Book Chat

Starts Thursday 6 January


If you can't get to the library this summer, kids who are registered for the Summer Reading Programme can still talk to our librarians via Zoom each week!

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Staff Storytime

Staff Storytime


While we're unable to hold Storytime Puaawai, you can watch our staff read some of their favourite stories online.

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Visible Mending

Starts Wednesday 9 February

Auaha Makerspace

Central Library

Bring new life to your loved items! Drop in to Auaha Makerspace with your damaged clothing and learn basic tips to mend and repair them.

More information on Visible Mending

Li’l Constructibles

Starting Wednesday 16 February


This is a 9 week programme daring kids to do something new! Use STRAWBEES to build a robot racer or shapes that intrigue!

More information on Li'l Constructibles