Special events in May

This month we have a number of activities to snuggle up with as the winter chill sets in!
Please note Karori and Newtown libraries will be temporarily closed for essential maintenance beginning in May. Karori will be closed from Saturday 9 to Monday 25 May inclusive. Newtown library will be closed from Wednesday 13 May to Wednesday 22 July inclusive. You can find more information on these closures here.

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. See below for what’s coming up this month:

One-off events
– Sunday 3rd May 1-3.45pm – Japanese Children’s Day activities at Central library
– Friday 8th May 6.30-8pm – Project Wildman talk at Newtown library

ComicFest 2015! (April/May)
– Friday 1 May – Digital comics workshop with Tim Gibson 5-6.30pm at Central
– Friday 1 May – Panel: The current and future state of New Zealand comics 7-8pm at Central
– Saturday 2 May – Free Comic book day! World comics display & Manga drawing competition – all day
– Saturday 2 May – Comics 101 workshop with Sarah Laing 10-11.30am at Central
– Saturday 2 May – Cosplay competition 11.30am-12pm at Central
– Saturday 2 May – ‘Tintin –the journey from comic to film’ 12-1pm at Central
– Saturday 2 May – Panel: New Zealand Women’s Comics with the editors of Three Words 1-2pm at Central
– Saturday 2 May – Comicfest announces winners for the Manga drawing competition 2-2.30pm at Central

Recurring events
– Wednesdays 5.30-7.30 – Gamesfest at Central Library
Thursdays 6pm – Mystery Movie Screenings at Central library
– First Thursday of every month 6.30-7pm – Late Night storytime at Tawa Library
– First Friday of every month 6.30-7pm – Late Night storytime at Johnsonville Library
– Second Friday of every month 6.30-7.30pm – Free drawing classes with Joyce at Johnsonville library

Kohunga Korero
– Omāroro (Newtown) – 5th May – 10.30am (1st Tuesday of each month)
– Korimako ki Ngāio (Cummings Park) – 11th May – 10.30am (2nd Monday of each month)
– Waitohi (Johnsonville) – 19th May – 2pm (3rd Tuesday of each month)
– Motukairangi (Miramar) – 26th May – 2pm (new time) (4th Tuesday of each month)