News and Events

Library News

News and updates from Kāpiti Coast District Libraries.


What's on at the libraries.

Beyond the Page

Beyond the Page is New Zealand’s biggest literary festival for tamariki and their whānau!

Children's News and Events

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

If you're a poet, we want to know it!

Congratulations to all our finalists and thank you to everyone who took part in this year's Poetry Competition and Open Mic Night.

Justice of the Peace

Free JP service available at Paraparaumu and Ōtaki Libraries.

Minecraft After-school Clubs

Minecraft After-school Clubs run each term in Paraparaumu Library's Learning Centre.

The Reading Challenge

Thank you for taking part in the Reading Challenge 2018 and congratulations to our winners! Grand Prize Winner:  Jan from Waikanae Gift Basket Winners: Julia from Waikanae Martha from Paekakariki Alex from Paraparaumu Sharon from Ōtaki  Join us again i...

Self-Publishing Workshops

Want to publish your book? We offer independent publishing workshops to help you become a self-published author.

Stepping Up

Stepping Up is a free series of two hour 'steps' for people wishing to improve their technology and computer skills. We offer hands-on, engaging courses in a fun environment. Computers are provided unless stated otherwise. Bookings are essential.