November news and events for Helensville Library

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Reminder: Helensville Library is hosting one of Auckland War Memorial Museum’s ADUs during November. Armistice Day (11 November) is a good time to explore the resources of the Online Cenotaph, lay a virtual poppy against a specific person’s name and contribute additional information to the database.
Early notification:
Looking for fun, FREE ways to keep your tamariki learning and building their reading skills over summer? Sign up for ‘Kia MâiateWhai – Dare to Explore’, Auckland Libraries’ summer reading programme for ages 5-13, at 54 libraries across Auckland – starts Monday 12 December. Along with fun summer challenges in English and Te Reo Mâori to stretch your brain, we’ve got books and graphic novels to hook in readers of all ages. Plus, come along to free activities at your local library through the holidays! Visit for more details.
Regular events at Helensville Library:
Wriggle and Rhyme for 0-2 years
Thursdays, 10.30am-11am
A 30 minute parent and baby session to help build the foundations for learning, moving, and communicating through song and play.
Rhymetime for 18 months to 3 years
NB: These are trial times until December. The final day / time(s) will be decided by which session/s were the most popular throughout the trial period.
Wednesdays 10.30am-11am
Thursdays 11.30am-12noon
Thursdays 2pm-2.30pm
Music, movement and action rhymes to pre-schoolers and their caregivers. It is aimed at 18 months to 3 years, but older and younger pre-schoolers are welcome.
Storytime for under 6s
Tuesdays, 10.30am-11am
Songs, stories and dance for under-6s. Children are encouraged to join in as we sing, dance, and have fun.
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