Children & Family

Children & Family

READ ALOUD SCHOOLS DAY

Friday, 30 October 10:00 am

The Read Aloud Schools Day is a festival institution that celebrates writing for children and young adults and brings together some of our best New Zealand authors to inspire youthful readers and writers.

Children & Family

IN OTHER WORDS

Saturday, 31 October 1:30 pm

The WORD Youth Jury presents an accessible, all-ages event with readings in English, te reo Māori and New Zealand Sign language.

Children & Family

THE GREAT WORD STORY HUNT!

Saturday, 31 October 10:30 am

Join the family story hunt in the library! Find clues that will lead you to the next story. With Selina Tusitala Marsh, Weng Wai Chen, Loopy Tunes, Jonathan King and Elissa Weissman.

Children & Family

DRAGONS, GODS & ADVENTURE

Sunday, 1 November 12:30 pm

Join junior fiction writers Tania Roxborogh, Heather McQuillan and Bill Nagelkerke with their adventure novels for 8-12 year olds, with Zac McCallum.

Children & Family

POETRY PLAYGROUND

Sunday, 1 November 2:00 pm

Poetry is the best playground! Join Paula Green and play with what poems can do. You'll use your ears and eyes and imaginations to make words soar and slide and pop.

Book Launch

LOOPY TUNES BOOK LAUNCH

Sunday, 1 November 3:00 pm

Join musical duo Loopy Tunes as they launch their latest picture books He Kirihimete Karakara Kiwi/A Colourful Kiwi Christmas and Ko Te Pūtake Mo Te Kirihimete/The Reason For Christmas.

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