Check out these great ideas for FREE things to do at your local Wellington City Library…
Paint like Michelangelo!
Have a go at painting like a renaissance artist during the holidays. Don’t forget to wear your old clothes. (Free and perfect for 7-12 year olds)
Central Library: Wednesday 9th July, 11am – 12noon
Island Bay Community Centre: Tuesday 15th July, 10.30am – 11.30am
Karori Library: Wednesday 16th July, 11am – 12noon
Miramar Library: Thursday 17th July, 11am – 12noon
Johnsonville Library: Thursday 17th July, 11am – 12noon
Books Go Arty, with Kyle Mewburn
Check out the amazing sculptures on show at the Central Library during the school holidays. Each sculpture is based on a book by Kyle Mewburn and created by a primary or intermediate school class from a Wellington City School. Take part in the scavenger hunt, and gran an entry form for the Crafty Kyle Competition. More info here. (Exhibition is free and open to view at the Central Library during opening hours).
Central Library: All day, every day
Gamesfest Evenings at Central Library
Every Wednesday evening at the Central Library there will be a variety of games set up at the central Library for everyone and anyone to play. To grab some family and friends and come along for some warm wintery indoor fun. Aim for a Scrabble high score, or show your hand in your favourite card game! (Free, all ages, games available 5.30pm – 7.30pm)
Central Library: Every Wednesday 5.30 – 7.30pm
Mini Wormfarms at Karori Library
You’re invited to join in this fun session on worms and all the good work they do for us and our planet. Together we’ll take a closeup look at how worms can turn our food scraps into useful compost, and learn how to build our very own mini-worm farm. So come along and get friendly with worms!
Registration required: Please phone Karori Library or inquire at the front desk.
Cost: Free. Koha to the Trust is appreciated.
Karori Library: Thursday 17th July 6.30 – 7.30pm
Kōhunga Kōrero – Whāngaia tō Tama Toa ki te pānui pukapuka
Pakiwaitara, rotarota, waiata hoki i te reo Māori mō ngā kōhungahunga.
Get your superhero hooked on stories! Storytimes in te reo Māori
Cummings Park (Ngaio) Library: Monday 14th July, 10.30am
Johnsonville Library: Tuesday 15th July, 2pm
Preschool Storytime and Baby Rock & Rhyme
These popular programmes for under 5s will continue to run during the school holidays. Check out the event calendar or ask at your local library for dates at times.
Check out the Library event calendar, or Kids’ What’s On web page for more information.