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Pay it Forward

To celebrate the removal of overdue fees for Junior and Young Adult collections, we are running a month-long foodbank drive in partnership with Waikato Women's Refuge - Te Whakaruruhau.

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Removal of Overdue Fines from Junior and Young Adult Collections

From 1 July, 2021, Hamilton City Council has removed all overdue fees for Junior and Young Adult collections for Hamilton’s libraries.

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Archives in the Community

The Whakaputu/Archives and Special Collections of Hamilton City Libraries is coming to a library branch near you!

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Event highlights

WinterReadingProgramme2021

Koorero Pukapuka ki Matariki

Starts Saturday 3 July

All libraries

Our Winter Reading Program is back this year with a new theme – Kites!

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Portrait Painting REV

Portrait Painting Workshop

Thursday 29 July

Te Papanui Enderley Community Centre

Learn the rules of proportion and watercolour techniques to create a beautiful portrait inspired by famous surrealist painter Frida Kahlo.

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Virtual Reality

3D Design and VR Drop In

Thursday 29 July

Fridays 30 July and 5 August

Te Papanui Enderley Community Centre

Enderley, here's your chance to learn and practice use of basic 3D design!

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Net Safety Night

Net Safety Night

Thursday 29 July

Hillcrest Library

Special event

This is your chance to learn about cyber security threats that are affecting homes all across New Zealand. Ask your questions to experts in this space and get some in-person advice.

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MoneyMates

The MoneyMates Workshop

Starting 4 August

Central Library

We have workshops about how to make your own budgets and how budgets help us to achieve our goals.

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Its Alive

It's Alive!

Saturday 7 August

Glenview Library

Children's events

It’s a whaanau-friendly, mid-winter, spooky retelling of the best bit in the Frankenstein novel… the reanimation!

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Lil Steamers

Li'l STEAMers

Starting Tuesday 27 July

Dinsdale Library

We still have spaces available for Dinsdale sessions - register your interest now!

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