News and Events

What’s on for children? We have regular events for all ages and one-off special events. There’s something for everyone!

Please note: Waikanae Library is temporarily closed and will not be hosting events.

The Amazing Read

This year's Summer Reading Programme encourages children to read throughout the summer by completing reading challenges. Learn more on the Summer Reading Programme page

Tamariki Time

Join us for singing, stories, finger rhymes, music and fun.  Tamariki Time is for children aged 0-5 and their whanau. Tamariki Time runs during term time only.

Paraparaumu Library    10.30-11.00am    Wednesdays

Ōtaki Library                  10.30-11.00am    Thursdays

Book Buzz 

A book club for children in Year 6,7 or 8 to share what they have been reading and have some fun.

Paraparaumu Library             5.30-6.30pm     Third Friday of each month

Lego Club

Calling all Lego fans! We supply the Lego, you supply the ideas. Come along to this informal group to get creative and share skills.    

Paraparaumu Library             5.30-7pm         Second Friday of each month

Ōtaki Library                           3.30-4.30pm    Third Thursday of each month

Family Movies

Come and relax in front of our big screen.  Enjoy a free, family-rated movie.

Paraparaumu Library            5.30-7pm          Fourth Friday of each month

Ōtaki Library                         3.20-5pm          Fridays