September is the month to Bee Aware and this year the focus is on bee health.
We will have local bee expert, James Sainsbury at Morrinsville Library on Saturday, 1st September from 10.30-11.30am for family-friendly bee activities. Anyone is welcome to come along and participate, see what bees do in an observation hive, try on a beekeeper's veil, or learn about how bees help with pollination.
Our libraries also stock a wide array of books to help budding beekeepers, which you are welcome to borrow with a valid library card. Click here to search our catalogue.
Have you heard about National Poetry Day? It's on this Friday, 24th August and so to celebrate, we are inviting you to our libraries for some DIY poetry. We have all the building blocks you'll need to create your very own poem, whether it's book spine poetry, blackout poetry or using magnetic words to put together.
We'd love to see you in the library this week for you to Unleash the Power of Poetry.
M.A.G. Club is on at Morrinsville Library, 4pm tonight Friday the 10th.
If you are 8 or over and want to see what we are all about come and have a look. We meet on the 2nd Friday of each month for an hour.
A good turn-out of you at our August Meeting, to discuss your various women authors. Nora Roberts is obviously flavour of the month, as we had two titles by her in the mix this time round: ‘The Liar’ and ‘Shelter in Place’. Both books were warmly recommended by those who read them.
With Spring just around the corner, the group is getting a little adventurous, venturing out of the Fiction pond and into the Non-Fiction sea. Specifically, you are invited to dip into the following sections: the 300s, 500s or 800s.
So go ahead, dive right in and see what treasures you come up with!
Next meeting is Friday September 7th, 4pm at the Te Aroha Library.
The Library Team
Unbelievably, it's that time again - we're meeting to discuss our 'Women Writers' ths Friday, August 3rd, 4pm at Te Aroha Library.
You've still got a couple or three days to find a suitable book to read if you haven't quite got there yet.
Looking forward to a good turn-out of you all on Friday.
Happy reading -
The team at Te Aroha Libary