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Writing Classes
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WAIRARPA LIBRARY SERVICE                      is pleased to present:
AN INTRODUCTION TO THE PICTURE BOOK
11-12 February 2023 - Greytown Town Hall  - 10-4pm

A two day workshop designed for budding writers and illustrators, a perfect launchpad to take your story to the next level. Co-run by author Tania Atkinson and Illustrator Viv Walker.

A creative and hands-on workshop where you will recieve professional advice and guidance about the special partnership bewteen story and image in this appealing genre.
Participates are encouraged to bring along to the workshop the picture book text they are working on (500 words max), or a story idea and/or any images that might inspire them.

No art skills required...just vision!

Course fee $120pp and suitable for age 16 yrs+.
A course booklet and refreshments provided, BYO shared lunch.

Places are limited, register: library@wls.org.nz or at your local WLS library branch.

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Poetry Workshop - CHRIS TSE
18 February 2023  - Carterton Events Centre -10-11.30am
Spaces are limited - Email: dan@wls.org.nz to sign up!

Chris Tse is co-editor of the anthology Out Here and author of How to be Dead in a Year of Snakes. He's so MASC, and Super Model Minority.
In 2022 he was named New Zealand's 13th Poet Laureate.

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Wai Word and the WLS are proud to present:
NZ POET LAUREATE - CHRIS TSE
FREE performance 
18th February 2pm - Carterton Events Centre 

"The beloved pop idol of Aotearoa poetry"  - The Spinoff

For more info, email: events.waiword@gmail.com

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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 / 9.30-12PM  Every Tuesday

GREYTOWN LIBRARY/ 1.30-3.30PM  Every Tuesday

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READING ALOUD - in collaboration with Greytown Little Theatre

Come along, relax and unwind, and listen.
During each session, you will hear a couple of excerpts from literature.
Listen to the words brought to life when read aloud.


GREYTOWN LIBRARY / 11AM  First Saturday of every month

For all ages

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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 Last Thursday Of Every Month

MARTINBOROUGH

FEATHERSTON LIBRARY / 11-1PM  Last Saturday Of Every Month

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

GREYTOWN LIBRARY / MONDAY

CARTERTON LIBRARY / TUESDAY
FEATHERSTON LIBRARY
/ THURSDAY 
MARTINBOROUGH LIBRARY / FRIDAY

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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