What's happening

Libraries are OPEN and operating under the Level 2 guidelines. We are following Government guidelines and ask everyone to do the same. Wash hands, stay safe, wear a mask. and 2m social distance.

School holiday Imagine This! festival 

Porirua Libraries School Holiday programme. 20 December 2021 – 14 January 2022.

Mindfulness in the Library 

Mindfulness, meditation, colouring-in ... relax and restore your spirit!

Tuesdays, 12.30pm - 1.30pm, City Centre Library meeting room

Book a Librarian 

Assistance with library services: ebooks to freefilms. Online databases, renewing services and everything in between.

Monday to Friday, 10am - 5pm. Available at all branches.

Job Seekers Support 

Porirua library job hunting and seeking support, covering CV writing, cover letters, job interviews

Porirua City Library, Monday to Friday, 10am - 5pm

Summer Social English 

Keep up your English skills and get to know the library at our Social English sessions over Summer

Wednesdays, 1 - 2pm, City Centre Library, 15 December 2021 - 9 February 2022

Non-fiction club 

Welcome to our monthly discussion group, covering the world of ideas in our non-fiction collection!

Last Tuesday of each month, 10.30am - 11.30am

Book clubs 

Join us for fun, theme-based library book clubs at City Centre, Titahi Bay and Whitby.

Various times and locations

Technology Support 

Help with Office software, apps on your phone, tablet or device, social media, photos, online shopping and online banking.

Monday - Friday, Drop in 12pm - 1pm, Booking 10am-5pm, City Centre Library

Free Digital Courses 

Free digital courses at Porirua Libraries for our community. Learn how to upskill those technology skills.

Location - at your Porirua City Centre library, Parumoana St.

Skinny Jump 

Speak to the Library today to find out if you are eligible for Skinny broadband JUMP subsidy

This service can be set up remotely in Alert level 1 & 2

Baby Band 

POSTPONED - Come along for a tuneful, sociable time, get with the band! Lift your voice and boogie with your babies.

Thursdays, 10.30am, City Centre Library, term time only

Toddler Time 

POSTPONED - Weekly fix for Preschoolers, stories, songs and rhymes. A different theme every week, playground next door.

Fridays, 10.30am –11am, Whitby Library, term time only

Story World 

POSTPONED - We read the best books aloud, and extend engagement with a simple craft activity for pre-schoolers

Wednesdays & Fridays, 10.45am City Centre Library, term time only

Cannons Creek Coding Club 

Learn how to code with Scratch! at your Library online coding club - it's free!

Thursdays, 3.30pm - 4.30pm, Online

Cannons Creek Library Avengers 

POSTPONED - Kids become library superheroes, get to know all about books and libraries, gain skills and have fun.

After school or school holidays, Cannons Creek Library.

Ukulele Fun 

POSTPONED - Do you want to learn to play the ukulele in a fun, relaxed way? Why not head down to the Titahi Bay Library.

Thursday, 3.30 -4.00pm, Titahi Bay Library

Mindfulness Colouring Club 

POSTPONED - Join other adults at the colouring club, for a free, relaxing, creative and social activity at Whitby Library.

1st & 3rd Tuesday of the month, 1.30pm - 2.30pm, Whitby Library

Time for a Yarn 

POSTPONED - Bring your knitting, crochet, embroidery, hand sewing, tatting or anything with yarn or thread.

1st, 3rd & 5th Thursday of the month, 10am–11.30am, Whitby Library