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WHAT'S ON AT YOUR LIBRARY

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Tales from Wales - Saturday 24 February 2024

With folklorist and illustrator Peter Stevenson.
Peter lives in a “seaweedy town” on the west coast of Wales. He publishes and performs around the world and has illustrated for Margaret Mahy, Gavin Bishop, Joy Cowley and others. He is in Wairarapa with Te Ao O Te Pūkeko to write about the liminal space between earth and water.

2pm : Folktales for all ages

from Peter’s latest two books - a very favourite tale is The Green Man, a Welsh Romany story.

4pm: Storytelling Workshop for adults

Where do stories come from? How can oral stories be made into books? This workshop will focus on migration stories, from Wales & the world. Bring along a story to tell, real or fantasy, on migration. Limited spaces. Sign up with madeleine@wls.org.nz

Carterton Community Courthouse, 60 Holloway Street Carterton.
Free entry - Koha appreciated.

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Wairarapa Library Service StoryWalk®

Located in Martinborough, the StoryWalk® starts at the top of Considine Park (on the corner of Kitchener and Princess Streets) and winds through to the Vintner Lane exit.

It's a fabulous way to enjoy a children's story while walking, hopping, skipping or jumping along the path. The walk takes 15-20 mins and is the perfect addition to a family picnic or children's birthday celebration.

The stories change throughout the year, so this is an activity to return to.
Perfect for ages 3-8 and the young at heart.

Take a pic, tag us with #wlsstorywalk and go in the draw to win spot prizes.

Free and available at any time with no bookings required. 

 

The StoryWalk® Project was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT and developed in collaboration with the Kellogg-Hubbard Library. StoryWalk® is a registered service trademark owned by MS. Ferguson.

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DIGITAL SENIORS AT THE LIBRARY

Digital Seniors is a friendly charity in the Wairarapa region providing free tech support to all ages but with a focus on seniors aged 65+.

The Digital Seniors team will be able to assist with queries, at the libraries below.
If you are interested please make a booking by contacting the team on 0800 373 646. If you do not make a booking you may have to wait.

CARTERTON LIBRARY / 9.30-11.30 PM  Every Tuesday

GREYTOWN LIBRARY/ 1.30-3.30 PM  Every Tuesday

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Write Now Wairarapa 

A community of writers supporting each other in their individual journeys as independent authors.  A safe forum for writers to celebrate successes, learn from each other, and share resources and information. Interaction. Collaboration. Accountability. Support. 


Writing sessions held twice a month.
CARTERTON LIBRARY / 1st and 3rd Saturday, 10am - 12 Noon
(no session in January)


For questions and to book a seat 
contact: Pia Buck (M) 021-938-284 (E) piambuck@gmail.com

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JP CLINICS AT THE LIBRARY

A Justice of the Peace will be available to witness and attest documents, certify copies of original documents and witness signing of documents.
CARTERTON LIBRARY / 12-2PM  Every Friday
GREYTOWN LIBRARY/ 11-1PM The Second and Last Tuesday of each month
MARTINBOROUGH - Click here to see a list of Martinborough JP's

FEATHERSTON LIBRARY - Click here to see a list of Featherston JP's

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Community Law Outreach Clinics 

Offering free legal information and assistance to clients with legal issues.
They operate with the aid of a number of lawyers and law firms around the region.

Wairarapa Community Law will have outreach clinics at the scheduled times below at the following libraries:
CARTERTON LIBRARY / 11AM-3PM  First Friday of each month

MARTINBOROUGH / 10AM-12PM  Fourth Wednesday of each month
GREYTOWN LIBRARY / 1PM-3PM Fourth Wednesday of each month

To learn more or to contact Community Law you can email us at info@wairarapaclc.org.nz

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WĀ KŌRERO (AGES 0-5 YEARS)
STORYTIME FOR PRESCHOOLERS 

Every Week 10am -10.30am    (During School Term)

FEATHERSTON LIBRARY / MONDAY

MARTINBOROUGH LIBRARY / TUESDAY

CARTERTON LIBRARY / THURSDAY

GREYTOWN LIBRARY / FRIDAY
Our Wā Kōrero sessions include stories, music, singing, movement and rhymes for pre-school aged children. 

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Bricks Club
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BUILD WITH BRICKS CLUB (AGES 6-12) 
Every 3.30pm -4.30pm  (During School Term)

CARTERTON LIBRARY / TUESDAY

MARTINBOROUGH LIBRARY / FRIDAY
FEATHERSTON LIBRARY / THURSDAY 

GREYTOWN LIBRARY / MONDAY

The Build With Bricks Club is a great place to enjoy some fun.
We supply all the bricks, you only need to bring your imagination.
No registration is required, just show up and build!

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SKINNY JUMP

Do you or someone you know have no access to broadband at home?
The Wairarapa Library Service in partnership with Skinny Jump is offering help, to those who need access to cheap broadband for as little $5 per month.
Whether you are a pensioner, have a family or just someone struggling to afford an internet connection, we would love to hear from you, and see if we can help provide internet. 
To learn more about Skinny Jump, please contact our team...

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