Waimakariri Events

School Holiday Fun at the Library

18th April
Back to all events

Event Details

Organiser Information

Waimakariri Libraries


The school holidays are coming, which does mean there is a break for some of our sessions, but fear not! We have a few things lined up to amuse you during the break.

Easter Egg Hunt in the Libraries

  • Come to the Waimakariri libraries these school holidays and try to find the hidden Easter eggs!
  • Collect your Easter Egg Hunt sheet from the front desk, return your finished form to receive an instant prize, and enter the prize draw at the end of the holidays.
  • Available at Kaiapoi, Rangiora, and Oxford Libraries throughout the school holidays, Tuesday 18 April - Sunday 30 April.

Join the Flash Fiction revolution!

  • Thursday April 20 Rangiora Library, Year 5-6, 10am-12pm, Year 7-8, 12.30pm-2.30pm.
  • Thursday April 27 Kaiapoi Library, Year 5-6, 10am-12pm, Year 7-8, 12.30pm-2.30pm.
  • $20 charge
  • Flash fiction invites you to write with flashes of inspiration, illuminate the page with bright ideas, and electrify your readers with a power of words that will bring forth a thunder of applause.
  • Tutored by: flash fiction writer, poet and novelist James Norcliffe.
  • Bookings for these workshops are essential.
  • Please contact: Glyn Strange: young.writers@xtra.co.nz to register for one of these sessions

iPad Games at the Libraries

  • Friday, April 21 at 1:30 PM - 3 PM 
  • Come down to the library and play games on our iPads! Our iPads are loaded up with heaps of fun games to play. 
  • Free event, registrations essential.
  • Register at any of our libraries, via FB messenger, or by phoning us on 03 311 9005.