What's on

Preschool programmes

Small Time

Elma Turner Library Monday 11:30am
Wednesday 10:30am
Stoke Library Tuesday 10:30am

Small Time sessions are designed for under 2 year olds and combines songs, rhymes and stories into a free, fun 20 minute programme. This is a great opportunity for toddlers to develop pre-literacy skills and for parents to meet with other parents. See you there!

Story Time

Elma Turner Library Thursday 2:00pm
Stoke Library Wednesday 10:30am
Nightingale Library Memorial Friday 11:00am

Story Time sessions are designed for 3 and 4 year olds and combines songs, rhymes, stories and a craft session into a free, fun 30 minute programme. This is a great opportunity for preschoolers to develop pre-literacy skills and socialising skills and for parents to meet with other parents. See you there!


Junior Reading club

Reading club is for 8-12 year olds to meet weekly with other kids who love books. They get to see all the new books before they hit the shelves! And, of course, fun activities. No waiting, join today! Tuesdays at 3.30 during term time.

BOOKINGS

Please email library@ncc.govt.nz or phone 546 0414 for more information


Code Club

Code Club is offering a free basic coding course to children aged 9 to 12 years.

We use Scratch to teach basic concepts of programming. With Scratch, you can program your own interactive stories, games, and animations. Scratch helps young people learn to think creatively, reason systematically, and work collaboratively.

Bookings

  • Numbers are limited, so bookings will be taken
  • For children aged 9-12 years
  • Please email library@ncc.govt.nz or phone 546 0414 to join the wait list

Young Adult Reading Club (YAC)

Elma Turner Library 3rd Wednesday of the month 3:45pm
Stoke Library 4th Wednesday of the month 3:45pm

YAC is for secondary school aged children who love books. They meet monthly and get to see all the Young Adult books before they hit the shelves!

Please email library@ncc.govt.nz or phone 546 0414 for more information.