Māori Language Week 2015

This year Māori Language Week/Te Wiki o te Reo Māori runs from 27 July - 2 August 2015.

View our list of downloadable resources for Te Wiki o te Reo Māori and online resources for learning Te Reo. Read more...


Winter Holiday Photos

We've had so many happy children through our libraries these school holidays!

Please visit our Flickr Gallery to see all the latest photos from our library events!


Seeds of Hope Exhibition - Hastings Library

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.

Opening: Saturday 8 August, 2:00pm - featuring David Trubridge and SGI Pacific Vice-Chair Jimi Wallace.

Seminar: Tuesday 18 August, 5:30pm - panel discussion of Hawke's Bay locals working for sustainability. Read more...


Free givME Funding Seminar

Do you need funding for education, sports, the arts or professional development ? Not sure where to look?

Hastings Library is hosting a givME funding database seminar on Tuesday 4 August at 6:00pm.

Register Here.


LIANZA 2015 Children and YA Book Award Winners

The LIANZA 2015 Children and Young Adults Book Award winners have been announced. Read more...


Finalists NZ Book Awards for Children and YA

A diverse collection of books have been announced as finalists for the 2015 New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults. Children also get to have their say by voting in the Children's Choice Award by July 31. Read more...


BreakOut and FundView have changed!

If you use the funding databases BreakOut and FundView please be aware that they have changed.

BreakOut is now called givME and FundView is now called givUS. Read more...


Wheelers eBooks now at HDL

Hastings District Libraries are happy to announce Wheelers eBooks are now available in our eLibrary.

Our Wheelers collection features more than 700 books, with a focus on titles for children and young adults. Read more...


Ulverscroft Digital eAudiobooks

Hastings District Libraries are excited to offer you a new collection of eAudiobooks.

Our Ulverscroft Digital collection features a number of popular titles and includes works by bestselling authors such as Lee Child, Katie Fforde and Jeffrey Archer. Read more...


Hastings Library Layout Changes

Changes are happening at Hastings War Memorial Library!

Some of our collections will be moving to new locations in the library, this may affect access to these collections at certain times.

Check back regularly for updates.


LIANZA and Hell Pizza Reading Challenge

The LIANZA and Hell Pizza Reading Challenge is on again!

School aged children/students read 7 books from the library and receive a free 333 kids pizza from Hell. Read more....


Hastings Library Junior Book Club - NEW!

We are excited to announce our new Junior Book Club at Hastings Library!

The club is for children aged 8 - 12 and will be held every 2nd Thursday beginning March 12. Read more...


Renew Your Items Online

Did you know that you can renew your items online?

Click on Log in to my account at the top right of the website homepage or My Account from the Hastings District Libraries Catalogue. Read more...


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