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School Holiday Programme

The end of the term is drawing near and so is our next holiday programme!

Book now to travel back in time and voyage around the world at your local library this October.

Details here

Regular activities:

Wriggle and Rhyme 

Music and movement for parents and babies aged 1-2. Wriggle and Rhyme is great for your baby's development and encourages a love of reading from an early age. 

Hawea Library - Mondays 10.00am - 10.30am (during term time)

Queenstown Library - Tuesdays 10.30am - 11.00am (during term time)

Wanaka Library - Tuesdays 10.30am - 11.00am (during term time)


Storytime Sessions

Queenstown - Storytime / Craft sessions
Monday,10:30am - 11:30am (during school term)

Wanaka - Storytime / Craft sessions
Wednesday,10:00am - 11:00am (during school term)

Hawea - Storytime / Craft sessions
Monday,10:30am - 11:30am (during school term)

Arrowtown - Storytime
Wednesday, 10.30am - 11am (during school term)

Kingston Library - Storytime
Wednesday 4.00pm - 4.30pm (during school term)


Clyde Book Club

Reading, meeting new people and coffee.  What a wonderful combination. If that sounds like you, come along to the Clyde Book Club. 

Meetings are on the second Saturday of every month, 10am at Olivers in Clyde. All welcome.

Contact: clydelibrary@codc.govt.nz to find out more.

2018 Meeting dates: 10 February // 10 March // 14 April // 12 May // 9 June // 14 July // 11 August // 8 September // 13 October // 10 November // 8 December


Wanaka Library Kids Art Club

The Kids Art Club will run at the Wanaka Library every Thursday during term time between 3.30pm - 4.30pm

These FREE classes nurture creative, free-range drawing and are ideal for children aged between 7 and 11.

After School Art is popular and spaces are limited - Book now for the complete term course by phoning us on 03 443 0410 or call in to the Library


Wanaka Library Lego Club

Lego Club every Tuesday during term time between 3.30 and 4.30pm for Primary school aged children.

This fun club is all about sharing your creativity and letting your imagination go wild.

Bookings Essential  - Ph 443 0410


Reading to Dogs

Bring in your child to read a book to our visiting therapy dogs.

Reading to Dogs is available at Queenstown and Wanaka libraries, and aims to help children improve their literacy, self-confidence, and self-esteem within a non-judgemental, relaxed and enjoyable environment.

Queenstown - Drop in on Wednesday 3.30-4.30pm or Contact (03) 441 0600 or email queenstown.library@qldc.govt.nz
Wanaka - Book into a 3.30-5pm Monday or Wednesday afternoon session on (03) 442 0410 or email wanaka.library@qldc.govt.nz

(Please note, Wanaka sessions will not be held during the October school holidays)

Special thanks to Remarkable Vets and Outreach Therapy Pets along with St John and SPCA for this programme.


Hawea Creative Writing Group

This group meets on Wednesdays from 7-9pm at the Hawea Library.

It is for anyone who wants to write but needs encouragement, and for experienced writers seeking stimulation, fellowship and a bit of fun.

For further information phone Chris Horan at 443 7704