Get in the know about the July School Holidays

The July School Holidays are not too far off. Here’s what we’re planning for you:

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Get loud in the library and show off your music-making skills. Have a go at making and playing instruments, learning from the professionals, and trying your hand at playing a ukulele. Don’t miss out on this noisy fun in your library and community centres.  Most suitable for 6-12 year olds.


Here’s the when and where:

  • Mervyn Kemp (Tawa) Library: Monday 6th July, 11am
  • Cummings Park (Ngaio) Library: Wednesday 8th July, 11am
  • Ruth Gotlieb (Kilbirnie) Library: Wednesday 8th July, 2pm
  • Miramar Library: Thursday 9th July, 2pm
  • Wellington Central Library: Wednesday 15th July, 11am
  • Karori Library: Wednesday 15th July, 11am
  • Island Bay Community Centre: Wednesday 15th July, 1pm


Paul Beavis posterMrs Mo’s Monsters

Meet Paul Beavis the Author and Illustrator of the popular book Mrs Mo’s Monsters. He will be running 4 special interactive sessions of story reading and drawing. Feeling brave? You could jump up and play a part in the story! Each person can take home a personally drawn and signed post card made by Mr Beavis. This is going to be some much fun, you won’t want to miss out. (PS. Bring some money along to purchase a copy of the book). Events suitable for 3-6yr olds.


  • Wellington Central Library: Tuesday 7th July, 11am
  • Karori Library: Tuesday 7th July, 1.30pm
  • Ruth Gotlieb (Kilbirnie) Library: Wednesday 15th July, 11am
  • Johnsonville Library: Wednesday 15th July, 1.30pm



All events are free, bookings are not required. Check in with the libraries and community centres listed above for more details.