What’s on for children? We have regular events for all ages and one-off special events. There’s something for everyone!
Rain, hail or shine - Kāpiti Coast District Libraries always welcome children, and our April school holiday programme involves activities to do with weather. Along with fun stories children will make a wind vane or a rainbow craft.
Stories and Make a Wind Vane
Ōtaki Library Tuesday 18 April (cancelled)
Mahara Gallery Wednesday 19 April
Paraparaumu Library Thursday 20 April
Stories and Rainbow Craft
Ōtaki Library Monday 24 April
Mahara Gallery Wednesday 26 April
Paraparaumu Library Thursday 27 April
Open to primary school children.
Limited spaces available.
Register online, in the library or phone 0800 486 486. Registrations open Monday 3 April.
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
Waikanae Library 10.30-11am Tuesdays
Ōtaki Library 10.30-11am Fourth Tuesday of each month
Come to the library for stories both in English and Māori. Singing, music, rhymes and fun in both languages. Reo Rua story times are for tamariki under 5. School terms only.
Ōtaki Library 10.30-11am Second Tuesday of each month
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