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Nau mai Haere mai Welcome to Napier Libraries

Napier Libraries aim to provide safe and welcoming community spaces, where the informational, recreational and educational needs of everyone are met with free and personalised service.

Napier Library is now open at the new temporary location at MTG Hawke's Bay (1 Tennyson Street).  You can access the library via the Herschell Street entrance which has accessibility ramps and parking along with after hours book returns.

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There's a bear on my chair

by Ross Collins
We do not make a happy pair, a mouse and bear with just one chair!

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The water cycle

by Georgia Amson-Bradshaw
Learn all about the water cycle, the amazing process that keeps water moving around our planet.

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Never touch a platypus!

by Rosie Greening
Meet the weird and wonderful animals in this fun rhyme, perfect for adults and children to enjoy together. Have fun touching the bumpy creatures - if you dare!

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Investigating light

by Jacqui Bailey
What is light and how does it help us to see? What is reflection? How does light form shadows? Find out the answers to these questions and much more.

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From egg to bee

by Camilla de la Bedoyere
What is a worker bee? How do bees collect pollen? What are baby bees called? Discover the amazing stages of different life cycles and learn how different species are born, grow up and reproduce.

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Five little monsters jumping on the bead

by Bill Cotter
Larry and his monster friends are causing monster mayhem!

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Search, reserve, and renew books online for free through our website. Simply login using your library card number and password (please ask at the library if you require a password).

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New times & days for Baby Bounce, Story Time, Lego and Minecraft!
The children’s programmes are getting a new day and time commencing 11th February 2020. Whether your littlie loves Baby Bounce, you have a pre-schooler who lives for Story Time or a schoolchild who partakes in Minecraft or Lego….please note the new days and times for all of these programmes!
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Progress made on Napier Library project
The new Napier Library is growing closer to becoming a reality with due diligence on the top three sites having been completed.
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Napier Municipal Theatre

Unique Art Deco heritage has been preserved with the skilful addition of modern theatre facilities making it the best provincial performing arts centre in the nation.
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Napier City Council

For Napier City residents and citizens to have easy access to see what council are currently working on, completed, what they do, facilities, and council information.
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Napier Aquatic Centre

Situated in the centre of Napier, in the middle of Onekawa Park, the Napier Aquatic Centre is a safe and affordable aquatic facility for everyone.
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National Aquarium of New Zealand

Nowhere else in New Zealand will you discover a wider range of marine animals and native species in a single facility than at the National Aquarium of New Zealand.
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Napier i-SITE Visitor Centre

Visit the Napier i-SITE to find out more about what is happening in Hawkes Bay, from events, activities and accommodation.
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Bay Skate

Located on Marine Parade, Napier, is the Bay Skate Park - home to skateboarding, BMX, roller derby, inline hockey and scootering.
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MTG Hawke's Bay

Comprising a Museum, Theatre and Gallery - MTG is home to a significant collection of objects that form the foundation of distinctive exhibitions, a world-class research facility and the MTG Theatre.
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Napier Conference Centre

We offer an all purpose built venue that uniquely combines spectacular outlooks with functional layout.
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Par2 MiniGolf

Come to Par2 MiniGolf and meet Seamore the Seagull at our sea-side minigolf courses. Challenge your friends and family for a round.
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Kennedy Park Resort Napier

We are Hawkes Bay's premier holiday accommodation park providing an array of facilities to keep the entire family entertained.
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Parklands Residential Estate

Located in the Art Deco city of Napier. We have worked closely with our builders to promote and develop high quality housing within an open-aspect environment.
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The Faraday Centre

The Faraday Centre in Napier, is Hawke's Bay's Museum of Technology. It's a place of discovery where history comes alive through hands on experience.
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