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Summer Reading Programme


The Great Reading Carnival

 TRAPEZE ARTIST 2 COLOUR4-11 year olds! Escape with books and run away with the circus this summer. 

Read library books from December 2019 to January 2020. Talk to library staff about your book and receive a sticker and reward. Family and friends can assist your child with reading.

You may report-in twice each week. You will need to do at least 4 report-ins by Sunday 19th January to complete the programme and qualify for our finale.


ROWAN DAWSON (No need to register)

Suitable for ages 4-11
Rowan from Circus in a Flash will be joining us for an amazing look into what it means to live the carnival life.
Municipal Theatre Foyer, Napier Wednesday 8 January 10.30am
Taradale Library Wednesday 8 January 1.30pm


Suitable for ages 11-16
Something sinister has happened at the Napier Library! We need you on the case to help us solve the mystery! Either register as a team or as an individual and we will create teams on the night. We will be on the lookout for clues to help you with the case.
Napier Library Thursday 9 January 5.30pm-7.00pm

MINECRAFT CLUB (No need to register)

Suitable for ages 5+ with parent / caregiver supervision
Bring your own device with the latestversion of Minecraft, and enjoy sharing your world with other Minecraft builders using multi player.
These replace our usual term time sessions
Napier Library Friday 10 January 2.00pm-3:30pm

Register here for 8-11 year olds
Register here for 11-16 year olds

Imagine it, design it, print it. Our 3D printer is ready and waiting for your creations this summer! Join us for tutorial classes these holidays and let us help you put virtual pen to paper!

ZAPPO (No need to register)Web SRP Zappo2

Suitable for ages 4-11
Zappo the Magician has been a full time children's entertainer for 20 years and will be sharing some magical joy with us this summer! With an array of fantastic awards to his name, Zappo is not a performer you want to miss! (No need to register)
Taradale Library Thursday 16 January 10.00am-11.00am
Municipal Theatre Foyer, Napier Thursday 16 January 1.00pm-2.00pm

This programme developed and produced with the support of The Eastern and Central Community Trust

If you go on holiday you can check in at any Eastern & Central Participating Library:

Ashurst Library Masterton District Library
Awapuni Community Library Napier Libraries
Carterton District Library Palmerston North City Libraries
Featherston Public Library Roslyn Branch Library
Feilding Public Library Shannon Public Library
Foxton Public Library Greytown Public Library
Te Patikitiki Community Library HB Williams Memorial Library
Waipawa Public Library Waipukurau Public Library
Te Takere Public Library Linton Camp Community Library
Wairoa Public Library Martinborough Public Library



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