Extended JP Service 29/12/17
Do you need the FREE services of a Justice of the Peace?
JPs can help you with:
We are having an extended JP Clinic Friday 29th Dec 10-12pm in Lincoln Library and Service Centre. Hope this helps get everything signed off before the new year !
Rhymetime and Storytime finished for the year!
Our regular programmes for Rhymetime and Storytime have finished for 2017 and will restart in February 2018.
Thanks to all that attended and helped make this a wonderful time. Have a great break and we look forward to seeing you all again in the new year!
Holiday Hours at Selwyn District Libraries
All libraries will close at midday (12pm) on Friday 22 December and will be closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year’s Day and the day after New Year's day.
- Darfield Library will be open Saturday 23 9.30am-12.30pm and Friday 29 1am-4pm.
- Leeston Library will be open Saturday 23 10am-1pm and Thursday 28 1am-4pm.
- Lincoln Library will be open Saturday 23 9.30am-12.30pm, Wednesday 27 10am-1pm and Friday 29 10am-3pm.
- Rolleston Library will be open Saturday 23 9.30am-12.30pm, Wednesday 27 10am-1pm and Thursday 28 10am-3pm.
Normal hours (our extended hour’s trial) resume Wednesday 3 January 2018
Books and other items can be returned though the after-hours slots at all libraries. Items may be renewed online through our website.
Online resources such as eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines, Lynda.com, Ancestry etc. will remain available through our website.
* Please note that this includes phone and email contacts.
|Friday 22||All libraries close at 12pm midday|
|Sunday 24||All libraries are closed|
|Monday 25||All libraries are closed|
|Tuesday 26||All libraries are closed|
|Wednesday 27||Closed||Closed||Open 10am-1pm||Open 10am-1pm|
|Thursday 28||Closed||Open 1pm-4pm||Closed||Open 10am-3pm|
|Friday 29||Open 1pm-4pm||Closed||Closed||Open 10am-3pm|
|Saturday 30||All libraries are closed|
|Sunday 31||All libraries are closed|
|Monday 1||All libraries are closed|
|Tuesday 2||All libraries are closed|
|Wednesday 3||All libraries resume normal hours|
Your Library eCollections: PressReader
Learn about PressReader, access to electronic copies of more than 2,500 newspaper and magazine titles.
Download and read publications in any Selwyn Library for unlimited reading anywhere, anytime! Come along to our drop-in session to learn how.
13/12/2017 11:00-12:00 LEESTON
Break for Christmas
17/01/2018 1:30-2:30 DARFIELD
Summer in Selwyn Libraries
Think, Create, Write!
Ever seen a ‘zine? Tell your story, make your own book, and illustrate it! Create in a digital or paper format. Suitable for all school aged children.
FREE - bookings not required but spaces are limited.
Darfield – Monday 22 January 2018, 10.00-11.00am
We all know about the Japanese cutsie pop-culture of Hello Kitty® and Pushkin® - have a go at our cutsie crafts – includes origami, making bookmarks, and for those that want a challenge, hand sew a cute cat cushion!
Recommended for children age 8 and over.
FREE - bookings are required.
Multigenerational fun! Bring your nana, your dad, your cousins or just yourself! We will have a range of giant and normal sized games available for all ages to play.
FREE - Bookings not required, but spaces will be limited.
Darfield – Wednesday 10 January 2018, 10.00am-12.00pm
Foster Park Playground Pop-Up Library
Selwyn District Mobile Library will be popping up at the new Foster Park Playground in Rolleston during the summer holidays. There will be FREE fun activities and games, as well as books and more!
Monday 8 January 2018, 2.30-4.30pm
Come and have a go at our Alternate Reality colouring in, and our Green Screen Selfie Space.
Suitable for all school aged children, bookings not required but spaces are limited. Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) recommended.
All Libraries – Saturday 13 January 2018, 2.00-3.30pm
Teddies’ Overnight Adventures
Is your teddy looking for a fun adventure? Your teddy is welcome to spend the night having fun at your local library. Collect your teddy the following day and discover what adventures and mischief it had during the night in the library, listen to a story or two, and take some selfies with our green screen! (BYOD recommended). If your teddy is not too tired, you may like to take it to the Teddy Bears’ Picnic in Rolleston.
Drop your teddy to your local library by 2pm Friday 19 January.
Collect your teddy Saturday 20 January:
Darfield Library, 2.00-3.00pm
*The Teddy Bears Picnic runs from 1.00-3.00pm at Rolleston Community Centre on Saturday 20 January 2018.
Selwyn Summer Reading BINGO
Selwyn Summer Reading BINGO
1 December 2017 to 26 January 2018
Children up to 12 years of age
Adults & YA – Ages 13 years and above
Grand Prize (for all participants)
Main Prize Draw
For more news items, visit the Selwyn Libraries website!