Please note we will be providing activity packs for some of our programmes and some sessions will be held online during Alert Level 2. Most programmes are cancelled or postponed until Alert Level 1. Dates listed are subject to change. For more information, please see our COVID-19 Update page.

Event highlights


Online Te Reo Maaori Class

Tuesday 28 September


Adult Education

Join in our online te reo Maaori session with Ale', our kaiako (tutor). All are welcome, no matter your experience! Come and get your interest sparked!

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Compassionate Collective

Starting Saturday 14 August

Auaha Meeting Room, Central Library

You’re invited to a free community workshop to discuss how we can help those who are struggling in our community.

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The MoneyMates Workshop

Starting Wednesday 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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South Hamilton Futures Hub

Starts Thursday 5 August

Glenview Library

A fortnightly hub, where we offer a variety of help in partnership with Kanorau Digital and Workbridge.

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Youth Study Space

Youth Study Space

Thursdays in Term 3

Central Library

Teens' events

A safe space for young people to come, study and hang out, hosted by RaiseUp.

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Arabic STorytime

Arabic Storytime

Thursday 26 August

Chartwell Library

Preschooler events

We are going to read a story in Arabic! It’s all about keeping the language and heritage alive for bi-lingual children.

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Tron Casting Website

Tron Casting

Tuesday 7, 14, and 21 September

Central Library and FreeFM studios

This workshop will be a complete guide to taking your podcast idea, and turning it into a finished product.


The LAB – Libraries mobile makerspace programme is an interactive programme for young people which engages them in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Maths) and engenders a passion for learning.

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Adult Education classes

We have free adult education classes facilitated by Enrich+ educators at Central Library. No bookings required, and all are welcome.

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Youth Quiz nights

Get your team of 4-6 friends together and join Raise Up Hamilton in this monthly quiz for teens. Its free, light snack food and refreshments will be provided.

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