Chinese New Year & Special Storytimes at the Library

Come down to Wellington Central Library and Civic Square to celebrate the Chinese New Year: The Year of the Dog, with special storytime events for pre-schoolers and their families presented by the Ni Hao Children’s Community.

We have 2 Storytimes for you at Wellington Central Library on Saturday the 17th of February which will be in Chinese, but guess what? It doesn’t matter if you don’t speak Chinese you are going to have lots of fun listening to another language and doing activities all about the year of the Dog. Bring along a toy dog, dress in your New Year clothes (or Dog costume), or just come as you are, to share familiar stories and songs like ‘Spot the Dog’ or ‘Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes’…but in Chinese! Don’t forget while you are down at Central Library to check out all the fun activities that are going to be happening outside in Civic Square.

What: Chinese Storytimes

When: Saturday 17th of February

Time: 9.30-10am & 3-3.30pm

Where: Wellington Central Library

Kids’ Club Review by Leo: The 13-storey treehouse

The 13-storey treehouseThe 13-storey treehouse, by Andy Griffiths (1961-)

I like the 13 story tree house because it’s funny when andy introduced the tree house like this. Hello I am andy and this is my stupid friend terry . And I recommend this to all ages !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

5 stars

Reviewed by Leo from Central City and , 8 years old

Kids’ Club Review by Nathalie: Fire girl

Fire girlFire girl, by Matt Ralphs

This is a very exciting book that varies from magic animals, known as farmiliars, to demon hunters. When you read it, you almost want to be sucked right into the book! I reccomend this book for 10 years and older.

4 stars

Reviewed by Nathalie from Khandallah and , 12 years old

Kids’ Club Review by Aoi: Just one more

Just one moreJust one more, by Joy Cowley

I really enjoyed reading this book. My favorites stories are the bag of smiles, The traveling bath and Do not wake the baby. Those stories are very interesting. I like Joy Cowley’s book very much.

5 stars

Reviewed by Aoi from Karori and Thorndon School , 7 years old

Kids’ Club Review by Zack: The witches

The witchesThe witches, by Roald Dahl

This was an amazing book about a little boy who gets caught up with some experiments from the witches but gets turned into a mouse. How will he get revenge?

3 stars

Reviewed by Zack from Island Bay and South Wellington Intermediate , 11 years old