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Hastings, Havelock North and Flaxmere

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Readers' Blog

The Steady Running of the Hour by Justin Go

A legacy, a journey of discovery across Europe, a doomed expedition up Mt Everest, star-crossed lovers and the battlefields of W...

The Trivia Man by Deborah O'Brien

The Fountain Overflows by Rebecca West

Maths is Fun is back at Hastings District Libraries for the spring school holidays! Registrations open September 14.

This popular programme will run at Hastings Library on the first week of the holidays and at Flaxmere and Havelock North Libraries in the second week. Read more...


Flaxmere Library Storytime is moving to Mondays!

From Monday 24 August join us on Mondays for a fun filled hour of stories at activities! Read more...


Hastings District Council, the Environment Centre HB and SGI New Zealand present the free exhibition Seeds of Hope - Visions of Sustainability, Steps Toward Change.

Exhibition Dates: Saturday 8 August to Sunday 30 August, 2015 at Hastings War Memorial Library. Read more...


You can now download Ulverscroft Digital eAudiobooks directly to your phone or tablet.

Get the free ULibrary App for iOS or Android! Read more...


Changes are happening at Hastings War Memorial Library!



Coming Up

Monday, September 7, 2015 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Tuesday, September 1, 2015 - 10:30am - 11:00am
Tuesday, September 1, 2015 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Tuesday, September 1, 2015 - 1:00pm
Tuesday, September 1, 2015 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

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