Join us for a special Diwali celebration at Newtown Library!
We’re hosting a family storytelling event, with guest author Rajorshi Chakraborti reading their favourite stories about Diwali. Learn how to drape a sari and pose in our themed photobooth! Join us at Newtown Library on Wednesday November 1st, 3:15-5pm to celebrate Diwali.
This is a free, family-friendly event- bring your elders and your kids!
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Rajorshi Chakraborti was born in Kolkata and grew up there and in Mumbai, and now lives in Wellington with his family. He has published six novels and a collection of short fiction, and his latest work is a novel for young readers co-written with his daughter, Leela, and it is called – The Bad Smell Hotel. You can find out more about Raj’s books at www.rajorshichakraborti.nz.
Deck the Halls with Books of Jolly! Fa la la la la….
Christmas Storytimes are back!
Dust of your jingle bells, catch a sleigh ride, and follow the reindeer footprints into your local library for fun family storytimes to get your into the festival Christmas spirit.
These storytimes will be filled with stories and songs for the Christmas season, and are suitable for families with children of all ages. Come along in a Christmas costume, or your coziest pyjamas!
All storytimes start at 6pm and run for 45mins.
When and Where:
Monday 17th December
Brooklyn, Cummings Park (Ngaio), and Miramar Library,
Tuesday 18th December
Central Library, Children’s section
Thursday 20th December
Wadestown, Karori, Khandallah, Mervyn kemp (Tawa) and Ruth Gotlieb (Kilbirnie) Libraries, and Island Bay Community Centre
Friday 21st December
Newtown and Johnsonville Libraries
These are free events, and bookings aren’t required.