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  • Armageddon poster.

    Auckland Libraries at Armageddon 2014

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  • 'Hector and the search for happiness' poster.

    Movie giveaway

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  • Nalini Singh, photo by Shay Barratt.

    An evening with Nalini Singh

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  • Tokelau Language Week logo.

    Tokelau Language Week 2014

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  • Dyland Thomas by Hannah Ellis.

    Dylan Thomas centenary

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  • An abecedary for the appellation of woman by Judith Haswell.

    For the love of books: an exhibition

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  • Diwali candles.

    Diwali 2014

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  • Letters and papers.

    More than a war

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  • People working at Makerspace.

    Makerspace at Central City Library

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  • Family history lunchtime series.

    Family history lunchtime series

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  • A violin.

    Thursday lunchtime concerts

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Events this week
  • Babies enjoying Rhymetime.
    Rhymetime
    Various times, multiple locations. Music, songs, movement and finger rhymes for preschoolers aged 18 months to 3 years. Some sessions are multilingual.

  • Kids at storytime.
    Storytime
    Various times, multiple locations. Our highly popular storytimes are ideal for kids aged 3 - 5 years. Some sessions are multilingual.

  • Babies enjoying Wriggle & Rhyme.
    Wriggle and Rhyme
    Various times, multiple locations. Active movement for early learning aimed at babies 0 - 2 years.

  • Computer tutorials at Remuera.
    Computer tutorials at Remuera
    Daily, Monday - Friday. Learn the basics of computer or internet searching with a librarian.

  • The Art of Choosing a Good Book.
    What shall I read next?
    Daily, Monday - Friday. We are book mad at Remuera Library. Have a session with a librarian to find the best book for you!

  • Landmark (2014) by Brydee Rood and Chiman Dangi.
    View Finder
    Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision's current moving image presentation is 'Landmark' (2014) by Brydee Rood and Chiman Dangi. This presentation runs from 10 - 28 October 2014.

  • Teenage girl.
    Homework centres
    After school, during term time. Get help and guidance with homework questions and activities after school.

  • An eReader.
    How to download eBooks
    Any time. Book a half-hour session with a librarian at East Coast Bays Library to learn about how to use your eBook reader.

  • Minecraft logo.
    Minecraft club at Waitakere Library
    Every Thursday. Get together at Waitakere Library for a weekly session of Minecraft and meet like-minded gamers.

  • Child planting seeds.
    Seed exchange at Takapuna
    Ongoing. Exchange your surplus seeds at Takapuna Library and grow new varieties in your home garden.

  • Child planting seeds.
    Seed exchange at Botany Library
    Ongoing. Exchange your surplus seeds at Botany Library and grow new varieties in your home garden.

  • Letters and papers.
    More than a war
    26 September - 30 January. Auckland Libraries and Unitec's Communication Studies students present an exhibition bringing to life narratives and creative reflections on the First World War.

  • Diwali candles.
    Diwali 2014
    12 - 26 October. Join Auckland Libraries in celebration of Diwali, the annual festival of lights. Auckland Libraries celebrates Diwali every year with a regionwide programme of music, dance, storytimes and much more.

  • Nalini Singh, photo by Shay Barratt.
    An evening with Nalini Singh
    5 November, Remuera Library. Spend an evening with best-selling author Nalini Singh, the 'alpha author of paranormal romance'.

  • An abecedary for the appellation of woman by Judith Haswell.
    For the love of books: an exhibition
    20 October 2014 - 22 February 2015. An exhibition of work by contemporary book artists and fine press printers.

  • A ukulele.
    Ukulele and guitar lessons
    Every Wednesday. Take part in free ukulele and guitar lessons each week with Paul Jonson.

  • Makerspace Panmure.
    Makerspace at Panmure Library
    Monday - Wednesday. Discover our new makerspace at Panmure Library. The space can be used to record and mix music or edit photos and video!

  • Books in grass.
    Mad Hatter's book club
    Wednesdays, Glen Eden Library. Pop along to our weekly book club to share favourite books and meet new friends.

  • Youth image roll-up.
    Youth hour
    Every Wednesday. Come and check out Pakuranga Library's Youth Hour each Wednesday in the teen area.

  • Fool's gold by Zana Bell.
    An evening with Zana Bell
    22 October, Remuera Library. Hear author Zana Bell present her new book 'Fool's gold'.

  • Beginners Computer Lessons at St Heliers.
    Beginners computer lessons at St Heliers
    Every Thursday. Computer lessons for beginners - learn how to use email and the Internet.

  • Beginners Computer Class at New Lynn.
    Beginners computer class at New Lynn
    Every Thursday. Total beginner at computers? Join this class to learn the basics.

  • A computer keyboard.
    Beginners computer course at Waiuku Library
    Every Thursday from 8 May. Join Waiuku Library's weekly computer skills classes and get to grips with technology.

  • Chinese bead.
    Mandarin storytime at Northcote
    中文故事活动. Every Thursday. Join us for stories and fun in Mandarin Chinese.

  • A ball of yarn.
    Knitting in public at Pakuranga
    Every Thursday. Knitting in public is a casual event where people can bring along their knitting and socialise with other like-minded people.

  • Computer Classes at Panmure.
    Computer classes at Panmure
    Every Wednesday and Friday. Learn the basics of using the mouse, keyboard, MS Word, email and the Internet.

  • A Chinese bead.
    Bilingual rhymetime at Central City
    雙語少兒活動. Every Thursday. Bring the whole family for a fun session of songs, activities and stories told in Mandarin and English.

  • A violin.
    Thursday lunchtime concerts
    Every Thursday, 12pm. The Thursday lunchtime concert series returns for spring 2014 at Central City Library.

  • A collection of devices.
    The iClub at Howick Library
    Fourth Thursday of each month. This club is for anyone who has a keen interest in technology to meet, have fun, and learn together so you can go beyond the basics with your device.

  • Magic: The Gathering logo.
    Magic: The Gathering club
    Thursdays. Come along to Whangaparaoa Library after school to play Magic: the Gathering.

  • Minecraft logo.
    Minecraft club
    Every Thursday. Get together at East Coast Bays for a weekly session of Minecraft and meet like-minded gamers.

  • A DIY vehicle.
    Make: Build: Do at Kumeu Library
    Every Thursday. What can you construct or create in one hour? Join our group of 9 to 12-year-olds at Kumeu to find out if you're up for the challenge!

  • Game of chess.
    Chess club at Glen Eden
    Every Thursday. Come along to our weekly chess club to improve your skills and make new friends.

  • A circle of chairs.
    Teen book club at Remuera
    Fourth Thursday of the month. Teens, come and discuss the latest books and new authors.

  • Knitting image.
    Craft group at Orewa Library
    Thursday 10-11am (during term time). Bring your current crafty project or just yourself and join us for a cuppa and a chat.

  • Dylan Thomas by Hannah Ellis.
    Dylan Thomas centenary
    23 October, Central City Library. Join us as we celebrate the 100th birthday of the poet Dylan Thomas, one of the world's greatest literary talents.

  • Pages of a book.
    Book club at Kumeu
    Fourth Thursday of the month. Talk about books you’ve read and discover new reads.

  • Armageddon poster.
    Auckland Libraries at Armageddon 2014
    24 - 27 October. Come visit the Auckland Libraries team at Armageddon, New Zealand's largest entertainment expo.

  • Chinese bead.
    Mandarin rhymetime at Glenfield
    中文說故事及韻律活動. Every Friday, 9.30am. Bring your preschoolers along to learn about Chinese language and culture.

  • Pages of a book.
    Bookchat at Pukekohe
    Fourth Friday of the month. Talk about books you’ve read and discover new reads.

  • A man using an iPad.
    Bring your own device: Chinese IT class
    Every Friday from 24 October. 中文电脑分享课. Northcote Library. Would you like to learn more about your iPad, tablet, iPhone or smartphone?

  • Computer keyboard.
    Free computer sessions at Howick Library
    Every Tuesday and Friday, 10.30am. Book in for a tailored 45-minute tutorial with a library staff member.

  • A computer keyboard.
    Computer classes for beginners at Massey
    Every Friday. Learn basic computer skills and how to use the digital resources at Massey Library.

  • Jobs page in a newspaper.
    CareersNZ workshop at Botany
    24 & 31 October. Join us for a fun and friendly workshop on how to use the CareersNZ website and kickstart your career.

  • Computer class at Avondale.
    Learn at Avondale Library
    Every Friday. A computer class that's tailormade for beginners.

  • Learning at your library group sessions (Mandarin).
    Learning at your library group sessions (Mandarin)
    电脑学习班 (普通话授课). Every Monday and Friday at Onehunga. Learn basic computer skills and how to use digital library resources.

  • Computer classes at Manukau Library.
    Computer classes at Manukau Library
    Every Friday. Learn about the computer resources at Manukau Library.

  • Chinese bead.
    Mandarin storytime at Epsom
    中文故事会(普通话). Every Friday. Join us for books, songs and fun in Mandarin Chinese.

  • Pages of a book.
    Children's book club at Māngere Bridge
    Every Friday. A book club for school-aged kids with fun activities.

  • A game of chess.
    Chess for success at Avondale
    Every Friday. Come along to our weekly chess club to improve your skills and make new friends.

  • A girl with a dice.
    Games night at New Lynn
    Every Friday. Drop in to play some modern euro-style games. Join a group and learn to play something from our extensive collection. All ages welcome.

  • Chinese bead.
    Bilingual storytime at Northcote
    双语 (中文/ 英语) 故事活动. Every Saturday. Join us for stories read in both English and Mandarin at Northcote Library.

  • Children listening to a story.
    Multilingual storytime at Northcote Library
    Every Saturday. Listen and get interactive with fun stories in a variety of languages at Northcote Library.

  • Chinese students gather around a computer.
    Beginners computer class in Mandarin
    电脑入门课程(普通话). Every Saturday. Learn the basics of using computers and the internet at Massey Library.

  • A librarian in traditional Russian dress.
    Russian storytime
    Every Saturday, Albany Village Library. Join us for a special Russian storytime for children and families.

  • S.K.I.P (Saturday Kids Impossible Projects).
    S.K.I.P. (Saturday kids impossible projects)
    Second Saturday of the month at Tupu Youth Library. Experiments from the non-fiction section.

  • Pages of a book.
    Book chat at Manurewa
    Last Saturday of the month. Talk about books you’ve read and discover new reads.

  • Pages of a book.
    Saturday book club at Botany Library
    Fourth Saturday of each month. Come along to Botany Library to chat about your latest good reads.

  • writers group image.
    Glen Eden Writers
    Last Saturday of each month. Our writers group offers writers of all levels the opportunity to support, encourage and share skills with each other and to participate in the craft of writing.

  • Pages of a book.
    Saturday book club at Pt Chevalier
    Last Saturday of the month. Talk about books you’ve read and discover new reads.

  • A chess board.
    Chess lessons at Epsom
    Last Saturday of each month. Come along to Epsom Library to learn the mysteries of chess and enjoy a friendly game.

  • The thinker by Rodin.
    Philosophy for all
    Every second Saturday, Leys Institute Library. Welcome to lively and informal discussion on topics that matter, facilitated by Wayne Brittenden.

  • Gamefroot image.
    Computer game-making hangout
    Every Saturday. Have you ever wanted to make your own computer game? It's easy! We'll show you how with gamefroot, an online game-making tool.

  • Tokelau Language Week logo.
    Tokelau Language Week 2014
    26 Oketopa – 1 Novema / 26 October - 1 November. Join us as we celebrate the unique language and culture of Tokelau.

  • Lego blocks.
    Lego in the library at Highland Park
    Last Sunday of each month. Come along and enjoy a fun block-building session for children.

  • Warhammer logo.
    Warhammer club at Orewa Library
    Every Sunday. Tabletop wargaming for science fiction, fantasy and Lord of the Rings. Bring your own army, or borrow one belonging to the club.

  • Chinese students gather around a computer.
    Chinese computer classes
    电脑学习班,中文授课. Every Sunday. Learn about using the internet, the Dragonsource database, the Chinese Digital Library and more.

  • A newspaper jobs page.
    CV help at Manukau Library
    Every Sunday. Need help with writing or updating your CV? Come along to one of our free weekly session.

  • Keyboard.
    CV help at Panmure
    Every Sunday. Get help with writing and updating your CV using the library computers.

  • Traditional Chinese figures.
    Chinese dough modelling
    學習揘泥人. Last Sunday of each month at Glenfield Library. Learn how to make clay figures using traditional modelling techniques

  • Pages of a book.
    Kids book club
    Fourth Sunday of the month at Botany Library. Discuss books and enjoy fun games and activities.

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