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Holiday Activities - Be a super comic creator!

Holy creative comic capers! Fly to your local library and become a comic crusader. Make and play with your own 'comic dice' during the April School Holidays. Don't forget your costume!

These free events are perfect for 6-10 year olds.

Library Date and time
Cummings Park 11am Monday 28th April
Karori 11am Tuesday 29th April
Central 11 am Wednesday 30th April
Tawa 10.30am Tuesday 29th April
Kilbirnie 2pm Tuesday 29th April
Miramar 2pm Wednesday 30th April

Also join us at the Central Library on May 3rd for ComicFest and celebrate Free Comic Book Day - a day of workshops, costume competitions, and free comics to give away.

Regular Happenings

Kids' Online Bookclub

Kids ClubWhat are your favourite books? Read anything great recently? Why not tell the world, and your friends, about it and win prizes?

Head over to our Kids Online Book Club and fill in the review form to tell us about a great (or not so great) book you've read recently and you can win prizes.

You'll receive a prize after your first 2 reviews and then every 5th review after that. So what are you waiting for? To get the prizes you must have your own library card. There are spot prizes for really excellent and thoughtful reviews too!

All reviews will be published on the Kids Blog. You can read the reviews to find out what other kids are reading and even write comments on other's reviews. Don't worry if your review doesn't show up straight away - sometimes it can take a day or two to appear.

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Pre-School Storytimes

Pre-school storytimes are interactive sessions with stories, songs and rhymes. They are fun and free at all Wellington City Libraries for children, parents and carers to share.

Recommended for children aged 2 - 4, but younger children are always welcome.

Where and When:

Brooklyn Library
Tuesday, 10.30am
Central Library
Tuesday & Friday,10.30am
Cummings Park Library in Ngaio
Wednesday, 10.30am
Island Bay Library
Thursday, 10.30am
Johnsonville Library
Tuesday, 10.30am
Karori Library
Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday, 10.30am
Khandallah Library
Tuesday, 10.30am
Ruth Gotlieb Library in Kilbirnie
Monday & Wednesday, 10.30am
Mervyn Kemp Library in Tawa
Monday, 10.30am
Miramar Library
Thursday, 10.15am
Newtown Library
Wednesday, 10.30am

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Baby Rock & Rhyme

Baby Rock & Rhyme is a way for parents and carers to interact with their babies through rhymes, finger-plays and stories delivered by experienced presenters. It's a great opportunity to have fun, socialise and spend quality 'one-on-one' time with your tot. These free, weekly interactive sessions will be available at the following branches:

  • Miramar: Tuesday at 10.15am
  • Island Bay: Tuesday at 9.30am
  • Central: Wednesday at 9.30am
  • Johnsonville: Wednesday & Thursday at 9.30am
  • Cummings Park: Tuesday at 10.30am
  • Karori: Thursday & Friday at 10.30am
  • Kilbirnie: Friday at 10.15am
  • Tawa: Friday at 9.30am

Preview some of the songs and rhymes featured in our sessions by listening to the Baby Rock & Rhyme album - recorded and produced by our very own talented librarians!

This album is available for purchase on Bandcamp and iTunes

Interested in More?

Kids Blog

Check out the Kids Blog regularly for more entertaining events for kids and caregivers!

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