A Big Day In

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There is something for everyone at A Big Day In at the Library. Come along to explore and discover there is so much more in your library and local community with displays and demonstrations. Share your artwork on the Art Laundry line.

Arts and Crafts - Library Craft Group - Makerspace: Building Igloo - Origami with Kumiko - The Falls Estate Arts & Crafts Group - The Papermill - Children’s Art Exhibition by preschools visited by the Mobile Library bus

Art Laundry - Interactive Art Exhibition. Presented by Whangarei Camera Club How does it work - bring 1 or 2 pieces of art you have created to A Big Day In at the Library. We will hang it on the Art Laundry Line. In exchange you can choose 1 or 2 artworks on the line to take home.

What type of art - photos, sketches or small paintings, cards, poems or short stories, small artworks such as painted rocks (there will be a display stand for these). Anything artistic or creative you want to share with our creative community.

Community Groups: - Birds New Zealand (Northland Branch) - Eco Solutions - Mangakahia Gardening Club - NZ Society of Genealogists - Whangarei - Northland Dog Section New Zealand Police - Training Ship Diomede Sea Cadets - Whangarei Philatelic Society - Whangarei Radio Controlled Car Club - Whangarei Shell Club - WINGS New Zealand - Youth Advisory Group Whangarei

Performances: - 10:45 am Whangarei Youth Choir - 11:45 am Whangarei Latino

Especially for children: - Story reading in the grotto under the stairs - sponsored by Storytime - Face painting - Wally Bot and Clifford the Dog

Plus: - Beagle Radio - Sausage sizzle by Whangarei Lion - Our new Mobile Library bus

Enter our competition on the day and be in to win great prizes including movie tickets from Event Cinemas Whangarei.

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LocationWhangarei Central Library, 5 Rust Avenue, Whangarei
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Cost No Charge
RestrictionsAll Ages

Venue details

Address5 Rust Avenue
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There's more than you think at your local library. Whether you want to tackle a new sport, find out about your favourite hobby, learn a new language or just find a great read – they will help you out.

Send your mind on an exciting journey, as you explore the wonderful world of books, eBooks and more. Libraries now offer a huge range of services including browsing and study facilities; Magazines and newspapers, music and movies; family research facilities, local history collections; Internet access, free WiFi, photocopying and other electronic resources.

As a community centre, Libraries also offer activities for all ages: regular Funtimes sessions for preschoolers, school holiday programmes, special events celebrating the Arts and culture plus special interest classes, such as eReader tutorials.

Get informed, be inspired or just relax and think at your local library.