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Parent's Space

 ROCKET ON SATURDAY

A free monthly event for 6-12 year olds. Join us at Chartwell Library and enjoy a coffee or hot chocolate.

Regular sessions begin in February for 2018, and are held on the first Saturday of each month, 11am-12 noon.

⦿  Storytelling

⦿  Interactive fun

⦿  LEGO challenges

Rocket on Saturday

 STORYTIME PUAAWAI

Storytime is a fun-filled preschool programme tailored specifically for toddlers and pre-schoolers. The programmes feature stories, songs, movement and interactive fun which foster children's literacy. Caregivers can bond with their children while enhancing their social, cognitive, motor and musical skills. Storytime is held weekly during school terms at all libraries.

There is no need to book; sessions run for up to 45 minutes and are free. Come along - read, dance, and have fun at your local library.

Locations and times (school term time only):

Central
Chartwell
Dinsdale
Glenview
Hillcrest  
St Andrews
Wednesday
Wednesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Wednesday
Thursday
10.30am-11.15am 
10.30am-11.15am 
10.30am-11.15am 
10.30am-11.15am 
10.30am-11.15am 
10.00am-10.45am

 WRIGGLE & RHYME

Looking for a relaxed, fun group where you and your baby or toddler can enjoy music and movement together? It's time to Wriggle & Rhyme! Classes combine singing, movement and rhythm, in a way that will delight and stimulate your child.

Wriggle & Rhyme is aimed at babies and children under two years. Older siblings are welcome.

⦿  Chartwell Library - Tuesdays and Fridays at 10.30am. Sessions run during school terms. For more information contact Chartwell Library on 07 838 6844.

⦿  Dinsdale Library - Thursdays at 10.30am. Sessions run during school terms. For more information contact Dinsdale Library on 07 838 6855.

⦿  Hillcrest Library - Fridays at 10.30am. Sessions run during school terms. For more information contact Hillcrest Library on 07 838 6849.

⦿  Central Library - Tuesdays at 10.30am. Sessions run during school terms. For more information contact Central Library on 07 838 6824.

⦿  St Andrews Library - Wednesdays at 10.30am-beginning 17 October 2018. Sessions run during school terms. For more information contact St Andrews Library on 07 838 6847.

 MANDARIN STORYTIME

 

Join us for a special Mandarin Storytime for 3-6 year olds (siblings all ages welcome) in the Central Library Junior area.

Mandarin Storytelling is a fun-filled programme tailored for children and families.

There is no need to book. The session will run for up to 30 minutes and is free. Come along - read, dance, and have fun at your local library.

Stories will be presented in Mandarin with English interpretation, and will include technology as well as print.

⦿  Sunday 26 August at 2pm

⦿  Sunday 28 October at 2pm

 

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