Flaxmere Library


Hastings District Libraries include three branches:

Flaxmere Library >>

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Flaxmere Library Contacts

Postal address
Flaxmere Library
Private Bag 9002
Hastings 4156

Street address

Flaxmere Community Centre
Swansea Road

Phone (06) 879 6792
Fax (06) 879 6798
Email libraries@hdc.govt.nz


Flaxmere Library Hours

Normal opening hours

 Monday  10.00am - 5.00pm
 Tuesday    9.00am - 5.00pm
 Wednesday   9.00am - 5.00pm
 Thursday   9.00am - 5.00pm
 Friday   9.00am - 5.00pm
 Saturday 10.00am - 4.00pm
 Sunday  closed


Flaxmere Library Redevelopment

Flaxmere Library has reopened

The renovated Flaxmere Library and Flaxmere Community Centre have been officially opened and are back in business.  The Library has resumed normal hours and is offering full services again.  We would love you to call out and enjoy the spacious new layout. 

Flaxmere Photos

Seaweek - riding a dolphin

Flaxmere Library is behind the Community Centre, off Swansea Road. 

As part of the Hastings District Libraries, Flaxmere Library offers a full library service.  There are now ten Internet computers available for public use.

Programmes of stories, crafts and entertainment are held during school holidays.  Summer Reading Programme are also held for all junior, intermediate and college age groups.

Click on the photo to view more in full size!

Flaxmere Book Chat Group

Flaxmere Library Book Chat Group

Meets at Flaxmere Library every second Tuesday, 10.30 - 11.30am.  All welcome!

Holiday Programmes - Flaxmere Library

Flaxmere Library has programmes of stories, crafts and entertainment during school holidays.

See Holiday Programmes for dates and times.

All welcome to come along.

Photos and video clips of previous programmes can be seen on our Flickr site:  http://www.flickr.com/photos/hdlibraries

Our Vision and Mission


The Hastings District Libraries will be centres for lifelong learning and recreation.  Each library will be a focal point for its own community.


To enrich the life of the community by providing a library service that meets people's informational, recreational and cultural needs. 

Preschool Storytimes FL

Image: kids reading

Flaxmere Library   
Thursday 10:30 - 11:00am songs, poems, stories and crafts.

Come on over, have some fun.  There's lots to do for everyone.
With books and song, dance and rhyme, it's Thursday morning storytime!

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