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3D pens at Morrinsville Library

Have you ever wanted to try out a 3D pen?

Well, look no further because this Saturday, 1st December, we will get our set of 3D pens out for anyone aged 8+ to have a go.

From 10am to 12 midday, come in to Morrinsville Library to create with our 3D pens.

3D pen have a go

December Book Club Meeting

Great Grisham, it's almost December!

Our next read, for the December meeting, is any book by author John Grisham. 

As the group has spoken: our the last meeting of the year is going to be held at a special venue.
The book group will meet on Friday 7th December at 12.30pm at Over the Teacups on Whitaker St.

Also, lighten your suitcase this summer and make the most of our Wheelers Eplatform app, with our selection of eBooks and Audiobooks all on your one device.

Ngā mihi nui
The Library Team

Code Club is coming to Matamata!

Create your Code Club Account and enroll now by clicking Here or come along and join on the day!

Club members will meet to work through projects provided, which are step-by-step guides that will help members create games, animations, and webpages. Our Club leader will be on hand to support, encourage, and help our young people.

Code Club will be held weekly at the Matamata Library, Tuesday’s 3.30 - 4.30pm
Term runs 23rd October to 27th November.
Code Club is recommend kids aged 9-13 years.

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November Book Club Meeting

Kia ora, book-lovers!

Our next meeting will be held at Te Aroha Library, 4pm on Friday 2nd November. We will be discussing Fiction written by an author whose surname starts with X Y or Z. 
Sounds fairly easy, right?  Actually, it’s going to be an interesting challenge – here in Te Aroha we have only a dozen titles in this category, although those are certainly interesting reads, for example William Paul Young’s follow-up to ‘The Shack’, ‘Crossroads’. There’s also New Zealand author Karen Zelas’ ‘Past Perfect’, a novel exploring the French /NZ settlement of Akaroa, travelling between past and present, and from northern to southern hemispheres.  And those two books are just a random sampling of what’s on the shelf.  You may also find e-books plenty to read in this unusual category, using our Wheelers Eplatform app.

Have fun rising to the challenge!
Ngā mihi nui

Hobby horsing @ the library

The libraries have been a 'stable' of activity this week as children have been in making hobby horses.  Next week we invite all of them to come along to our hobby horsing competition days.  There will be an obstacle course for them to race through with their horses, as well as an arena to show off their best moves.  Registrations are at 10.30am at the library on these days:hobby horsing girls2

Te Aroha - Monday 8th October 10.30-11.30

Morrinsville - Tuesday 9th October 10.30-11.30

Matamata - Wednesday 10th October 10.30-11.30