This page has information about what's on at the Porirua Library and our branches.
Author illustrator Paul Beavis and co-readers at Whitby Library
Get on board the Great New Zealand Reading Road Trip at Porirua Libraries these October school holidays! Meet award-winning author/illustrator Paul Beavis (Mrs Mo's Monster, What Are You Supposed to Be?) on Tuesday, October 10, when he will be reading, selling and signing his books at: Porirua Library, 10.30AM; Cannons Creek Library, 1.30PM; and Whitby Library, 3.30PM.
There will also be Kiwi-flavoured story and craft times at: Porirua Library, October 4, 6, and 12, 10.30AM; and Cannons Creek Library, October 3 and 5 at 1.30PM. Whitby Library’s popular Toddler Time runs as usual on October 6 and 13, at 10.30AM.
Take a mini road trip around Porirua, Whitby and Cannons Creek Libraries to find great NZ book covers and decipher secret codes. Decorate your own Great NZ Reading Road Trip bag at Whitby Library. Colour in and play your own Great NZ Reading Road Trip board game, available to collect from all Porirua libraries.
Everyone welcome – please phone 2371544 to advise of large groups. Parents/caregivers to remain with children at all times. Do feel free to forward this email to your friends, book clubs, and networks, include the information in your notices, and display the poster in your high traffic areas or staff noticeboards. Please phone 2371544 to advise of large groups attending.
This programming replaces our regular Story World and Baby Band sessions at Porirua Library for the duration of the holidays. For more details, email firstname.lastname@example.org .
We look forward to reading and creating with you.
Our sale of non-fiction and fiction items is now on.
Fill a bag for $1.00
Come to Whitby Library with your knitting, crochet, embroidery, hand sewing, tatting or anything that involves yarn or thread and join us for a free cuppa and a yarn while we work on our projects, share ideas, tips and patterns.
Our popular sessions now meet twice a month at the Whitby Library on the first and third Thursday of every month from 10.15 until 11.15. We provide a cuppa - all you need to do is bring along your project. Best of all, it's free!
For more information, call Whitby Library on (04) 234 8666.
Story World runs every Wednesday and Friday during school term time at 10.45AM. Enjoy a preschool story, singing and craft time for children to enjoy with their parents and caregivers. Let Bee and Sally be your tour guides in Story World, exploring the best children's books the library has to offer, and laying the foundations for a lifelong love of stories. No charge.
Songs, rhymes, and music-making for our youngest customers. A warm, friendly, tuneful social opportunity for babies and caregivers alike. Come ready to lift your voice and make a joyful noise! BYO instruments, or borrow something from us. Get with the band! Thursdays at 10.30AM during school term time.
Enjoy our informal stories, songs, rhymes, and musical fun sessions with your baby or toddler. We meet every Friday morning (except summer holidays), 10.30-11AM. Free of charge.
E-books are now available for Porirua Library members to download. Click here to find out more or go to epukapuka.org.
The library E-Book service currently will work with almost any E-Book reader EXCEPT the Kindle due to licensing restrictions by Amazon.
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