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  • Bilingual storytime at New Lynn

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  • Cartoon retelling at Onehunga

    Family Guy meets Star Wars in wacky retelling

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  • Jenny Haworth talk

    The art of war with Jenny Haworth

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  • Story time with Toot the Whale

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  • Memoir writing workshop with James George

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  • Writers Evening

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  • Man playing guitar.

    NZ Music Month 2016

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  • What Lies Beneath

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  • Book and glasses

    The independent writers group

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  • Boy with wooden sword attacking a dragon drawing.

    April school holidays 2016

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  • ThinkLab at Ranui Library

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  • Points & pencils

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  • Shakespeare in his time

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  • Ukulele.

    Get your uke on!

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  • Book lovers in a bar.

    Reading between the wines

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Children and families

Librarian reading to children.Enjoy stories, music and movement with your child at one of our daily sessions for kids and whanau.

  • Wriggle and Rhyme is active movement for babies aged 0 - 2 years.
  • Rhymetime offers music, movement and finger rhymes for preschoolers aged 18 months - 3 years.
  • Storytime is ideal for kids aged 3 - 5 years.
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Classes and workshops 

A computer class.Learn new skills such as accessing the internet, using your digital device, creating an effective CV and much more at our range of classes and workshops.

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Book clubs

A pile of books.Join a book club at your local library to share books you love, discover new authors and meet like-minded readers in your community.

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Heritage and family history

A heritage photo.Learn about local history at one of our fascinating regular lectures, or get help with your own research from an expert librarian.

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Chinese events / 中文活动

Father and son. Auckland Libraries runs a variety of events for speakers and students of Mandarin.


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Author talks

A microphone.Hear writers from New Zealand and overseas speak about their work, inspiration and latest publications.

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An ancient book.Discover the treasures of the Auckland Libraries collection at our regular exhibitions, or browse online exhibitions in our Digital Library.

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Teen events

A teenager. Join a book club, find a makerspace and make new friends at our range of events just for teens.

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Games clubs

A board game. Tabletop games, video games, Minecraft, chess... we've got a gaming club for everyone at our 55 library branches.

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A helpful librarian. Get one-on-one assistance with the free Book a Librarian service offered at Auckland Libraries.

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