Flicks @ Six at Tawa Library

FilmsCome along to our free movie night on Thursday 15 March at 6pm.

This month’s movie is about Riley a happy 11 year old girl whose world is turned upside down when she and her parents move to San Francisco. Riley’s emotions led by Joy are put to the test as they help her cope with this difficult time in her life.

This film is rated G

Not sure what film we’re talking about? You can call the library or talk to a librarian to find out what is playing each month.

Bring your own cushion for a comfy night in. Movies will play in the Children’s section of the library

Late Night Storytime with your councillors at Tawa Library!


We have a very special storytime at Tawa Library on Thursday 1st March at 6pm.

Come along to hear our local councillors – Cr Sparrow, Cr Day and Cr Gilberd who will be presenting some of their favourite stories as part of our Stories @ Six late night storytime series.

You can find out about more library events on our Kids’ What’s On page, or the library Event Calendar.

Kids’ Club Review by Nashe: How Māui slowed the sun

How Māui slowed the sunHow Māui slowed the sun, by Peter Gossage (1946-)

Maui and his brothers get flax they weaved in the night they walked to the suns pit Maui and his brothers build a wall then they hid behind it they you ed the ropes Maui ” said don’t trow the ropes when I say so then they trow the rope the end

3 stars

Reviewed by Nashe from Tawa and , 9 years old

LEGO fun at Tawa and Cummings Park!

Let’s Go LEGO is coming to Tawa! Come along to our first session for the year at 3:30pm on Thursday the 8th of February at Mervyn Kemp (Tawa) Library for a whole bunch of exciting LEGO challenges that will test your creativity and problem-solving skills! Sessions will continue on the second Thursday of each month — each session will encourage you to hone your LEGO design skills and build a masterpiece to be proud of. Suitable for ages 5+.

And don’t forget it’s nearly time for Let’s Go LEGO to start up again at Cummings Park (Ngaio) Library, with a shiny new regular time slot at 3:30pm on the first Thursday of each month! So come along to our first session next Thursday the 1st of February, and make sure you bring your thinking caps. Your first challenge is going to be to create a giant collaborative model — but I won’t tell you any more about it until you get here on the day! We’re looking forward to seeing you there!

Let’s Go LEGO dates and times:
Karori Library: First Saturday of each month, 2:30-3:30pm
Cummings Park (Ngaio) Library: First Thursday of each month, 3:30-4:30pm
Mervyn Kemp (Tawa) Library: Second Thursday of each month, 3:30-4:30pm

Lego model image

A wonderful creation from the kids of Let’s Go LEGO at Karori Library!

For more information on Let’s Go LEGO and other library programmes for children, please email enquiries@wcl.govt.nz