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Love Your Life at Lincoln Library - 21 Sep 2016

From October 12-28, ‘Love Your Life at Lincoln Library!’  We have a series of events running which are focused around wellbeing, mindfulness, health and happiness, and we would love you to come!

Wednesday 26 October, 11:00 am - 11.45 am

GET ACTIVE! EXERCISE WORKSHOP FOR THE OVER 65’S

This 30-45 min session is specially aimed at the over 65’s, and will look at mood and posture. It will feature light actions.

Book at Lincoln Library.

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September School Holiday Programmes - 21 Sep 2016


SPECIAL EVENT: The Wonky Donkey Show!

Selwyn District Libraries are really, really, super excited to bring author and songwriter Craig Smith - Mr Wonky Donkey - to our libraries! Come and enjoy the fun, laughter, singing, dancing, books and songs with us.

Places are limited for all of our activities, bookings are essential.

Lincoln Library & Service Centre

Friday 30 September 10:00am
Wonky Donkey Lincoln

Rolleston Community Centre (Stadium)

Friday 30 September 2pm (bring a cushion!)
Wonky Donkey Rolleston

Leeston Library & Service Centre

Saturday 1 October 10:00am
Wonky Donkey Leeston

Darfield Library & Service Centre

Saturday 1 October 2.00pm
Wonky Donkey Darfield


Bee-Bots on the loose!

Our Bee-Bots have escaped the library! You will find them all around the Selwyn district – see below for when they will be near you!

Bee-Bots are a perfect starting point for children interested in small programmable robots. Work to solve different challenges while having fun!

Recommended age range 5-10 years.

Caregiver supervision is recommended for children aged 7 and under.

Places are limited for all of our activities, bookings are essential.

Glenroy Hall

Tuesday 27 September 1-2pm
BeeBots Glenroy

Tai Tapu Library

Thursday 29 September 10.30am to 11.30am
BeeBots Tai Tapu

Southbridge Hall

Wednesday 5 October 10.30am to 11.30am
BeeBots Southbridge Hall

Burnham Community Hub

Monday 3 October 10.30am to 11.30am
BeeBots Burnham


Selwyn Scratch

Learn programming concepts by using Scratch to make online animations. Beginner and intermediate challenges for all skill levels.

Recommended age range 9 -15 years.

Places are limited for all of our activities, bookings are essential.

Rolleston Library

Monday 26 September 10.00am to 11.30am
Scratch Rolleston

Leeston Library & Service Centre

Thursday 29 September 10.00am to 11.30am
Scratch Leeston

Lincoln Library & Service Centre

Tuesday 4 October 10.00am to 11.30am
Scratch Lincoln

Darfield Library & Service Centre

Friday 7 October 10.00am to 11.30am
Scratch Darfield


School of Young Writers Workshops - Selwyn

Have you always wanted to know...

How to pack a bag for Mars,
How to dance like a banjo,
How to hold the wind?

Join award-winning young people's writer and renowned poet, James Norcliffe, for a two-hour workshop and create your own collection of amazing how to poems.

Cost per student - $20

Places are limited for all of our activities, bookings are essential. Please email young.writers@xtra.co.nz

Lincoln Library & Service Centre

Tuesday 27 September 10am-12pm (Years 4-6) and
Tuesday 27 September 1pm-3pm (Years 5-9)

Leeston Library & Service Centre

Thursday 6 October 10am-12pm (Years 4-6) and
Thursday 6 October 1pm-3pm (Years 5-9)

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Love Your Life at Lincoln Library - 20 Sep 2016

From October 12-28, ‘Love Your Life at Lincoln Library!’  We have a series of events running which are focused around wellbeing, mindfulness, health and happiness, and we would love you to come!

Wednesday 12 October, 7-8 PM

  • 7 pm 5 WAYS TO WELLBEING WORKSHOP

Find out what the 5 ways to wellbeing are and how you can apply them in your everyday life to support yourself and the people around you. Presented by ‘All Right?’

  • 7.30 pm INTRODUCTION TO MINDFULNESS MEDITATION

Discover what mindfulness is and how can it help you. Includes guided meditation  - bring your own cushion!

Book online here

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Love Your Life at Lincoln Library - 20 Sep 2016

From October 12-28, ‘Love Your Life at Lincoln Library!’  We have a series of events running which are focused around wellbeing, mindfulness, health and happiness, and we would love you to come!

Thursday 27 October, 7-8 pm

5 WAYS TO WELLBEING WORKSHOP FOR YOUNG ADULTS

Presented by ‘Bounce’ and aimed at 12-24 year olds, this peer to peer workshop introduces the 5 ways of wellbeing and how they can help you. Refreshments will be available. People will also get the opportunity to create content for our website and social media profiles in this fast paced 20 minute creative session!

Book online here

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Love Your Life at Lincoln Library - 20 Sep 2016

From October 12-28, ‘Love Your Life at Lincoln Library!’  We have a series of events running which are focused around wellbeing, mindfulness, health and happiness, and we would love you to come!

Thursday 20 October, 7-9 pm

UNRAVELLING THE MYSTERIES OF THE ADOLESCENT BRAIN – PRESENTED BY BRAINWAVE TRUST EDUCATOR DOCTOR JACKIE BLUNT

This easy to understand, lively and informative seminar explores the brain changes that occur in adolescence. This will help adults understand adolescent behavioursand social, emotional and physical changes teens are going through.

Book online here

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