What's on @ the Libraries

Keep up to date with all the events and latest news that are happening at the libraries.

Adult Winter Library Challenge 2024

Adult Winter Library Challenge 2024 New

Coming soon! 2024 Adult Winter Library Challenge. Winter is coming, shorter days and longer nights. The perfect time to curl up with a good book and also check out other cool library resources we have on offer.

Added 6 days ago

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Storytime at the Ōtorohanga Library

Storytime at the Ōtorohanga Library

Join us for stories in the Ōtorohanga Library at 10.30am every Thursday morning during school term. All preschoolers and caregivers welcome.

Added 3 weeks ago

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Term 2 STEM Sessions

Term 2 STEM Sessions

Are your children interested in science, technology, engineering, or maths? Do they want to try new things in a hands-on, fun environment? Do they just love making stuff? Then they’ll love our Term 2 STEM sessions!

Added a month ago

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Ravenous Readers Book Club

Ravenous Readers Book Club

Love reading and chatting about books? Aged 18+? Join our Book Club!

Added 2 months ago

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Wriggle and Rhyme at Ōtorohanga Library

Wriggle and Rhyme at Ōtorohanga Library

Active movement for early learning

Added 2 months ago

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Otorohanga Family History Group

Otorohanga Family History Group

Interested in family history? Don't know where to start? Hit a roadblock in your research?

Added 3 months ago

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500 Books before college - A reading challenge for primary school aged children

500 Books before college - A reading challenge for primary school aged children

Read 500 books before college! Log your reading to earn badges along the way. Complete this challenge and win a prize!

Added 3 months ago

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1000 books before school - Beanstack challenge

1000 books before school - Beanstack challenge

One thousand books? That seems like way too many, right? Not at all. You got this. It doesn't matter if your child is three, or just three months - there's no better time to start than now!

Added 3 months ago

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Kāwhia Library Hours

Kāwhia Library will have a change in opening hours from now on. New hours are:

Added 12 months ago

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Ōtorohanga District Library

+64 7 873 7175
[email protected]

Opening Hours

Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm
Saturday - 10am - 12pm
Sunday - Closed

Kāwhia War Memorial Library

+64 7 871 0248
[email protected]

Opening Hours

Monday - Closed
Tuesday - 2pm - 4pm
Wednesday - 10.30am - 12pm
Thursday - Closed
Friday - 2pm - 4pm
Saturday - 10am - 12pm
Sunday - Closed