Maths is Fun 2015

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 Storytime Moving to Mondays!

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...


Ulverscroft Digital eAudiobooks - Get the new ULibrary App!

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

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


Hastings Library Layout Changes

Changes are happening at Hastings War Memorial Library!



Singing Home the Whale wins Book of the Year Award

Congratulations to Mandy Hager, winner of the 2015 Margaret Mahy Book of the Year at the New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults, for her excellent YA novel Singing Home the Whale.

For a full list of category winners and finalists click here...


Commemorating Chunuk Bair

It has been 100 years since the Battle for Chunuk Bair, one of the most significant battles of the Gallipoli Campaign. We remember the Hawke's Bay soldiers who fought and lost their lives during this historic engangement. Read more...


IRD Free Business and GST Seminars

Starting a business? Inland Revenue are hosting free seminars at Hastings War Memorial Library.

Attend the Introduction to Business Seminar and/or GST Seminar to learn about your business tax responsibilites. Read more...


The Chimes Nominated for Man Booker Prize 2015

It's great to see another New Zealand novel make the longlist for the prestigious Man Booker Prize!

In 2015 it is the turn of Anna Smaill and her debut novel The Chimes. 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!


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...


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....


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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