What's on at Karori Library?
Nau mai haere mai, welcome to the Karori Library webpage. Here you will find information about our branch, the programmes we run and our special events. Thanks for visiting. We hope to see you in the library soon!
Free wireless internet (WiFi) is available at Karori Library. There is a 100MB daily data limit per customer (network wide) and no password required. We welcome you to bring along your wireless-compatible device and connect to the WellyWiFi network. Please ask a team member if you require any assistance.
Come and join us for fun and interactive Mandarin storytimes with Chinese stories, songs and rhymes. Children and care-givers who speak Mandarin, who use Mandarin as a second language or who are interested will love these sessions which will start at Karori Library on January 26, from 3.30pm-4pm on the last Thursday from 3.30pm to 4pm every month. Children from pre-schoolers to 12 years old are all welcome. Jun from Cicada Creative Space will be presenting half hour Mandarin storytimes for Children who speak or use Mandarin. Please email Jun for more information.
Baby Rock & Rhyme
Karori Library Baby Rock & Rhyme is held on Thursday and Friday at 10.30am in the children's area.
Baby Rock & Rhyme is a fun, interactive session for babies (aged 0 to 2 years) and their caregivers. For more information please visit the kids page.
Please note: Baby Rock & Rhyme will have a short break over the Christmas/New Year period with branch sessions finishing on Friday 16 December and resuming Monday 30 January.
Karori Library Preschool Storytime is held Monday to Wednesday at 10.30am in the children's area.
Preschool Storytime sessions run for about half an hour, with stories and songs. Our Storytimes are fun and free - there is no charge, and you do not have to book. The programme is aimed at pre-school children (3 and 4 years old) - but other children are very welcome. We look forward to seeing you there. For more information please visit the kids page.
Please note: Preschool Storytime will have a short break over the Christmas/New Year period with branch sessions finishing on Wednesday 21 December and resuming Monday 9 January.
English Learners Group
On the first Monday of each month from 11am-12pm, Karori Library welcomes you to attend an informal English conversation group led by Linda Pears, ESOL tutor. Also, if you wish to come into the library and be shown our resources for English learners, please email Sandy or phone Karori Library on 4768413 to arrange a convenient time.
An adult book group meets on the last Thursday of every month from 6.30-8pm, on the first floor (non-fiction area) of Karori Library. New members welcome. For further information please email Max.
Cafe on the Square
Within the vicinity of Karori Library is Cafe on the Square. You are welcome to bring your food and drink from the cafe (be it a BLT or coffee and cake) through to the library to relax in our comfy armchairs on the ground floor.
Cafe on the Square
247 Karori Rd
Ph 476 2777