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Friends of the Library

It is the aim of the Friends is to:

  • Promote interest in and usage of the Library and its resources
  • Advocate on behalf of the Library and its users
  • Be a liaison between the Library users, the Library staff, Library management and the Hamilton City Council
  • Represent Library stakeholders by seeking feedback, making submissions to annual and strategic plans
  • Encourage the appreciation of our heritage and the arts

Friends enjoy:

  • Participation in an important community organisation
  • A regular newsletter
  • Invigorating meetings on a range of topics
  • The opportunity to make collective comments on library services

Annual membership fees are:

Individual (Waged) $15
Unwaged $10
Couples/Partners $18

For membership details, contact:

Sonia Wells
265 Pukete Road

Phone: 07 850 9592 - Email:

Or to contact the Friends, our email address is:

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  • Friends of the Library Book Sale — The Friends holds book sales on Fridays from 12pm—2pm at the old Visique premises, next to the Central Library. The income raised at these sales goes to fund the petrol for the volunteers who deliver library services to homebound borrowers.
  • Friends of the Library newsletters

             May 2016 (PDF, 107KB)
             February 2016 (PDF, 262KB)

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