What’s on

We ask that parents and caregivers not leave children under 14 years old unattended in the library. More info.

Design our new Library Card competition!

Show us your story Whanganui, enter our competition to design our new Library cards. If your a creative genius, designer or budding artist we want to hear from you.

Details: All entrants must use the competition template that will available at all branches of the Whanganui Library from the 1st of February.

Completion begins: 9:30 AM, 1st February 2021.

Entries close: 12:00 PM, 31st March 2021.

Contact:  Becky@whanganuilibrary.com

Download the Competition Terms & Conditions here

School Holidays

Schedule for School Holiday programming to be updated.

Regular activities

Storytime | Creation Station

Events and activities for children and families take place regularly at the Davis and Gonville Libraries. Follow us on Facebook for the latest info.

Story Time

Come and join us for Story Time
Listen to one of the Children’s Librarians read a variety of theme based picture books and sing a selection of songs. At the end of each session children are provided with a take home activity related to the theme of the week.
All children must be accompanied by a caregiver.

When: Every Tuesday at 10am
Where: Davis Library

When: Every Wednesday at 10:30am
Where: Gonville Library

Creation Station

Creation Station takes place on a Monday and Thursday afternoon at 3:30pm.
Come along for a variety of arts, crafts and science based activities.
For a complete term timetable join on our Facebook page.

When: Monday at 3:30pm
Where: Davis Library

When: Thursday at 3:30pm
Where: Gonville Library