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View our events calendar of what's on and coming up at the Napier and Taradale Libraries. If you are after what's on in Hawke's Bay you can view these events at the following link.

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June 2019

Free
Digital Skills Workshops Family History

Digital Skills Workshops Family History

Are you a newbie to computers? Getting frustrated with the Internet, your smartphone or Microsoft Word? Fear not, help is at a library near you! Napier Libraries, in partnership with Stepping Up: Digital Skills for Life and Digital Inclusion Alliance Aotearoa, have put together a range of...

Date: Tuesday 25 June
Where:
Napier Libraries, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Library Storytime

Napier Library Storytime

Story Time is a fun programme for pre-schoolers and their parents or caregivers. We welcome you and your babies & toddlers to share stories, songs, and rhymes with the librarians.

Date: Friday 28 June to Friday 5 July
Where:
Napier Libraries, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Library Storytime

Napier Library Storytime

Join us on Saturday mornings for fun and excitement as we journey through a collection of adventurous stories and tales all preschoolers can enjoy.

Date: Saturday 29 June
Where:
Napier Libraries, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Digital Skills Workshops Smartphones

Digital Skills Workshops Smartphones

Are you a newbie to computers? Getting frustrated with the Internet, your smartphone or Microsoft Word? Fear not, help is at a library near you! Napier Libraries, in partnership with Stepping Up: Digital Skills for Life and Digital Inclusion Alliance Aotearoa, have put together a range of...

Date: Sunday 30 June
Where:
Napier Libraries, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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July 2019

Free
Read 'N' Chat

Read 'N' Chat

Looking for your next great read? Read'n'Chat is a monthly book group held at Napier and Taradale Libraries, everyone is welcome to come along, talk about books and learn more about the library. The friendly library staff share titles they have enjoyed recently, and you are welcome to share...

Date: Wednesday 3 July to Wednesday 4 December
Where:
Napier Libraries, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Evening Book Club

Evening Book Club

First Thursday of every month alternating between Napier and Taradale Libraries. Bring a favourite book to share and get some fresh ideas on what to read next. Meets at the same time as the children's book club.

Date: Thursday 4 July to Thursday 7 November
Where:
Napier Libraries, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Library Storytime

Napier Library Storytime

Story Time is a fun programme for pre-schoolers and their parents or caregivers. We welcome you and your babies & toddlers to share stories, songs, and rhymes with the librarians.

Date: Friday 28 June to Friday 5 July
Where:
Napier Libraries, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier Library Storytime


Free
Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter happens each month regardless of the seasons at Napier and Taradale Libraries. Bring your knitting or other needlework and share a cuppa and chat.

Date: Saturday 6 July to Saturday 7 December
Where:
Napier Libraries, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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August 2019

Free
Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter happens each month regardless of the seasons at Napier and Taradale Libraries. Bring your knitting or other needlework and share a cuppa and chat.

Date: Saturday 6 July to Saturday 7 December
Where:
Napier Libraries, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Knit and Natter


Free
Read 'N' Chat

Read 'N' Chat

Looking for your next great read? Read'n'Chat is a monthly book group held at Napier and Taradale Libraries, everyone is welcome to come along, talk about books and learn more about the library. The friendly library staff share titles they have enjoyed recently, and you are welcome to share...

Date: Wednesday 3 July to Wednesday 4 December
Where:
Napier Libraries, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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September 2019

Free
Read 'N' Chat

Read 'N' Chat

Looking for your next great read? Read'n'Chat is a monthly book group held at Napier and Taradale Libraries, everyone is welcome to come along, talk about books and learn more about the library. The friendly library staff share titles they have enjoyed recently, and you are welcome to share...

Date: Wednesday 3 July to Wednesday 4 December
Where:
Napier Libraries, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Read 'N' Chat


Free
Evening Book Club

Evening Book Club

First Thursday of every month alternating between Napier and Taradale Libraries. Bring a favourite book to share and get some fresh ideas on what to read next. Meets at the same time as the children's book club.

Date: Thursday 4 July to Thursday 7 November
Where:
Napier Libraries, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Evening Book Club


Free
Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter happens each month regardless of the seasons at Napier and Taradale Libraries. Bring your knitting or other needlework and share a cuppa and chat.

Date: Saturday 6 July to Saturday 7 December
Where:
Napier Libraries, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Knit and Natter


October 2019

Free
Read 'N' Chat

Read 'N' Chat

Looking for your next great read? Read'n'Chat is a monthly book group held at Napier and Taradale Libraries, everyone is welcome to come along, talk about books and learn more about the library. The friendly library staff share titles they have enjoyed recently, and you are welcome to share...

Date: Wednesday 3 July to Wednesday 4 December
Where:
Napier Libraries, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Read 'N' Chat


Free
Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter happens each month regardless of the seasons at Napier and Taradale Libraries. Bring your knitting or other needlework and share a cuppa and chat.

Date: Saturday 6 July to Saturday 7 December
Where:
Napier Libraries, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Knit and Natter


November 2019

Free
Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter happens each month regardless of the seasons at Napier and Taradale Libraries. Bring your knitting or other needlework and share a cuppa and chat.

Date: Saturday 6 July to Saturday 7 December
Where:
Napier Libraries, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Knit and Natter


Free
Read 'N' Chat

Read 'N' Chat

Looking for your next great read? Read'n'Chat is a monthly book group held at Napier and Taradale Libraries, everyone is welcome to come along, talk about books and learn more about the library. The friendly library staff share titles they have enjoyed recently, and you are welcome to share...

Date: Wednesday 3 July to Wednesday 4 December
Where:
Napier Libraries, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Read 'N' Chat


Free
Evening Book Club

Evening Book Club

First Thursday of every month alternating between Napier and Taradale Libraries. Bring a favourite book to share and get some fresh ideas on what to read next. Meets at the same time as the children's book club.

Date: Thursday 4 July to Thursday 7 November
Where:
Napier Libraries, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Evening Book Club


December 2019

Free
Read 'N' Chat

Read 'N' Chat

Looking for your next great read? Read'n'Chat is a monthly book group held at Napier and Taradale Libraries, everyone is welcome to come along, talk about books and learn more about the library. The friendly library staff share titles they have enjoyed recently, and you are welcome to share...

Date: Wednesday 3 July to Wednesday 4 December
Where:
Napier Libraries, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Read 'N' Chat


Free
Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter happens each month regardless of the seasons at Napier and Taradale Libraries. Bring your knitting or other needlework and share a cuppa and chat.

Date: Saturday 6 July to Saturday 7 December
Where:
Napier Libraries, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Knit and Natter


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