Special events in October

Phew! We have held so many events recently, from author talks to school holiday activities. These both continue into October, along with our Law for Lunch series. You can always check our event calendar to see all events happening in one day, or look further ahead for the rest of the month. We have several event series running, see below for what’s coming up this month:

UPDATED 2/10/14: Events added at Karori Library
UPDATED 22/10/14: Events added at Newtown, Johnsonville
UPDATED 23/10/14: Events added at Island Bay Community Centre, Kilbirnie Library

Law for Lunch
Wednesday 1 October – 12-1pm – On a Work Visa: Know your employment rights
Wednesday 8 October – 12-1pm – Body Corps: Resolving common pitfalls
Wednesday 15 October – 12-1pm – The New Family Court: Help yourself and your whānau
Wednesday 22 October – 12-1pm – Dodgy Debt: How to avoid it
Wednesday 29 October – 12-1pm – Enduring Powers of Attorney: When you can’t manage your own affairs

Book ocver courtesy of SyndeticsSpring Writers series at Kilbirnie Library
Thursday 2 October – 6.30-7.30pm – Kiwis at Gallipoli : Author talk with Philippa Werry
Thursday 9 October – 6.30-7.30pm – Many Hats: Author talk with Mary McCallum
Thursday 23 October – 6.30-7.30pm – Author talk with Dame Fiona Kidman and Tracy Farr

Newtown After Dark
Friday 3 October – 6-7.30pm – Paranormal Investigations: a talk with James Gilberd from Strange Occurrences
Friday 10 October – 6-7.30pm – “Visible: 60 women at 60” a talk with photographer and author Jenny O’Connor
Friday 17 October – 6-7.30pm – Beaded Jewellery with Margaret Elliot
Friday 24 October – 6-7.30pm – Organic Gardening with Helen Mechen
Friday 31 October – 6-7.30pm – DIY Bike Maintenance Workshop with Mechanical Tempest

Mad Science Mysteries Holiday Activities
Central Library – 11am-12pm – Wednesday 1 October
Miramar Library – 2-3pm – Thursday 2 October
Karori Library – 2-3pm – Thursday 2 October
Tawa Library – 11am-12pm – Wednesday 8 October
Cummings Park Library – 11am-12pm – Thursday 9 October
Khandallah Library – 11am-12pm – Friday 10 October

Other one-off events
Wednesday 1 October – 6-7.30pm – Spring Poetry Evening at Central
Thursday 23 October – 6.30-7.30pm – Seed Swap at Karori Library
Tuesday 28 October – 4-6pm – Feeling Spooky? Halloween stories & activities at Island Bay Community Centre
Thursday 30 October – 6-6.30pm – Halloween Storytime at Kilbirnie Library
Thursday 30 October – 6.30-7.30 – Halloween Event at Karori Library
Friday 31st October – 6.30-7.30pm – Double Your Reading Speed at Johnsonville Library

Recurring events
Wednesdays 5.30-7.30 – Gamesfest at Central Library
Second Friday of every month 6.30-7.30pm – Free drawing classes with Joyce at Johnsonville library

Kohunga Korero
Omāroro (Newtown) – 1st Tuesday of each month – 10.30am
Korimako ki Ngāio (Cummings Park) – 2nd Monday of each month – 10.30am
Waitohi (Johnsonville) – 3rd Tuesday of each month – 2pm
Motukairangi (Miramar) – 4th Tuesday of each month – 9.30am