ONE BOOK ONE COMMUNITY

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A Wairarapa wide reading event that encourages everyone to read the same book and come together for discussion and activities to promote awareness of libraries and foster a sense of community through reading.

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LETS TALK ABOUT BEES
WITH THE WAIRARAPA BEEKEEPERS CLUB
Wednesday 4th May 6:00-8.00pm at Greytown Town Center Forum

Join us as we officially open the very first One Book, One Community event with "Let's Talk about Bees" by the Wairarapa Beekeepers club, get a chance to meet the author, buy a book and get it signed. 

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BEE THEMED WĀ KŌRERO (AGES 0-5 YEARS)  
STORYTIME FOR PRESCHOOLERS  
Thursday 5th May 11am -11.30am Carterton Library
Tuesday 10th May
11am -11.30am Martinborough Library
Friday 13th May
11am -11.30am Greytown Library

Join us for a bee themed WĀ KŌRERO session where we will learn some facts about bees, enjoy some bee theme stories and activites and have a buzzing good time.

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QUIZ NIGHT: ITS ALL ABOUT THE BEES
Thursday 12th May 6:30-9.00pm at CBK Masterton

To celebrate our One Book, One Community initiative join us for a fun filled bee themed trivia evening at CBK Masterton. Drinks and mingling from 6:30 with quiz kicking off at 7pm. Light snacks provided, prizes and fun to be had. Teams are made up of up to 4 people per table and the cost is $10 per team (only one registration per team is required).
After registration you will be contacted for your team name.

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BOOKCLUB DISCUSSION
Thursday 19th May 7.00-9.00pm at Masterton Library

We are excited to announce that the 2022 selection is local Martinborough author, Jared Gulian’s new novel The Last Beekeeper. Join others from the community to come together to discuss The last beekeeper in a relaxed environment.

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BEE THEMED STEM CLUB & BRICK CLUB (23rd-27th May)
STEM CLUB
Monday 23rd May 3.30pm -4.30pm Carterton Library
Thursday 26th May
3.30pm -4.30pm Greytown Library
BRICK CLUB
Monday 23rd May 3.30pm -4.30pm Martinborough Library Thursday 26th May 3.30pm -4.30pm Featherston Library

Join our fantastic STEM ClUB & BRICK CLUB for some exciting bee themed challenges/activities.

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EVENING WITH THE AUTHOR
Friday 27th May 6:30pm at Carterton Events Centre

We are excited to announce that the 2022 selection is local Martinborough author, Jared Gulian’s new novel The Last Beekeeper.
Our One Book, One Community event culminates in an evening with Jared Gulian, author of our 2022 OBOC selection, The Last Beekeeper. Jared will discuss his book, his writing process, followed by Q&A and an autograph session. We invite everyone out for an entertaining evening at the Carterton Events Centre. Save the Date – Friday 27th of May. TICKETS ON SALE NOW!