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Welcome to the Hastings District Libraries in sunny Hawke's Bay, New Zealand.

Hastings, Havelock North and Flaxmere

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Readers' Blog

Balancing Act by Joanna Trollope

Trollope has been a documenter of family life, its highs and lows, swings and roundabouts, for nigh on thirty years. I’ve read...

Inside the Black Horse by Ray Berard

Career of Evil by Robert Galbraith

Library Lock-In is back! With games, fun contests, popular crafts, multi-player games and movies, don't miss your chance to spend a night in the stacks! Snacks and food will be provided, but bring along your faves to share. You will also need to bring your own sleepwear, sleeping bags and mats. Read more... 


Please note all Hastings District Libraries are open on Saturday 6 February 2016 but closed on 8 February 2016 in observance of Waitangi Day. We will reopen as normal on Tuesday 9 February.


Love computer games? Want to learn basic coding skills? Want to learn coding skills by playing a computer game? Then our CLAN OF CODERS CLUB is for you! Read more...


Starting on Monday 15 February, in the lead up to the Art Deco weekend, Hastings War Memorial Library is showing movies set in the 1930s. Read more...


Internationally acclaimed Holistic Veterinarian and best-selling author Dr Deva Khalsa is coming to share her knowledge with you! Join us for this free talk on holistic health for your pet.


Coming Up

Sunday, February 14, 2016 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Monday, February 8, 2016 - 9:00am - 8:30pm
Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 1:00pm
Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

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