What’s on for children? We have regular events for all ages and one-off special events. There’s something for everyone!
Join us at Kāpiti Coast District Libraries for school holiday fun.
Craig Smith - author and performer
Paraparaumu Library Tuesday 10 October
9.30am Creative writing workshop for 9-12 year olds. Learn some of the processes Craig uses to come up with stories and songs and be inspired for your own writing. Cost for the workshop $5. Registration required.
11am 'The Scariest Thing in the Garden' performance. Craig Smith, creator of the Wonky Donkey, will present an interactive session with his guitar, puppets and costumes. Fun for all primary school age children. Registration required.
Limited spaces available for the workshop and performance. Register online, in the library or phone 0800 486 486. Payment must be made in the library to secure a place in the workshop.
Things We Find in the Garden - stories and craft
Waikanae Library Tuesday 3 October 10.30am
Paraparaumu Library Thursday 5 October 10.30am
Ōtaki Library Wednesday 11 October 10.30am
Open to primary school children.
Limited spaces available. Register online, in the library or phone 0800 486 486
Ōtaki Library Wednesday 4 October 10.30-11.30am
Paraparaumu Library Friday 13 October 5.30-6.30pm
No registration required. We provide the Lego - you provide the creativity!
Mahi the Moa ScavengAR Hunt
Join Mahi the Moa on a ScavengAR Hunt through the library, unlocking and discovering an Augmented Reality as you go. Find the 'Kia Ora' sign in the library and download our app to get you on your way. Free fun for all ages!
Paraparaumu, Waikanae & Ōtaki Libraries at any time from 9 to 13 October
Bring your baby or toddler to Baby Time for rhymes, songs and stories with a children's librarian. Parents/caregivers are welcome to enjoy morning tea and a chat following the session.
Paraparaumu Library 10.30-11am Second Wednesday of each month
Come to the library for stories, singing, finger rhymes, music and fun. Ideal for pre-schoolers who are ready to engage in these types of activities. Story Times run during school terms.
Paraparaumu Library 10.30-11am Thursdays
A book club for children in Year 6,7 or 8 to share what they have been reading and have some fun.
Paraparaumu Library 5.30-6.30pm Third Friday of each month
Calling all Lego fans! We supply the Lego, you supply the ideas. Come along to this informal group to get creative and share skills.
Paraparaumu Library 5.30-7pm Second Friday of each month
Waikanae Library 3.30-4.30pm Second Wednesday of each month
Ōtaki Library 3.30-4.30pm Third Wednesday of each month
Come and relax in front of our big screen. Enjoy a free, family-rated movie.
Paraparaumu Library 5.30-7pm Fourth Friday of each month
Ōtaki Library 3.20-5pm Fridays