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September is comic book month at your local libraries. There will be superheroes, Pokémon, singing and creativity – all that is needed is YOU – come along and join in.


Onehunga Library

85 Church Street, phone 374 1319


Comic Book Month Events:

• Thursday 1st, 8th, 15th & 22nd between 3.30 and 5pm: afternoon cartoons, enjoy some fabulous modern and classic cartoons throughout the month.

• Saturday 10th September 1.30pm: Marvel movie afternoon. Featuring a fabulous superhero movie. Contact the library for more details.

• Wednesday 7th September time needed: Decoupage a display. Help to cover one of the display stands in comics PERMANENTLY.

• Wednesday 14th September 4.30-5pm: Pokémon Go. Hang out and see what you catch as we put lures on both the Pokestops at the Library. Wi-Fi and charging facilities (for lightning bolt and micro USB) available.

• Amazing Comic Race: Onehunga Library has teamed up with Arkham City Comics, Mangere Bridge Library and Mt Roskill Library to bring you the Amazing Comic Race. Pop into any of the three libraries during September for more details.


School Holidays

• Tuesday 27th September 2.30pm: Tuesday afternoon movie in the foyer.

• Thursday 29th between 9.30am - 3.30pm: Robo Olympics. SymbiOHSis – the Onehunga High School Robotics group - will be running a day long robotics challenge for 10-15 year olds. Teams will be given a robot to modify and compete with in three events. Booking required as spaces are limited. Koha is appreciated to participate in the Robo Olympics

• Tuesday 4th October 2.30-4.00pm: Science Mess, an afternoon of messy science fun.

• Thursday 6th October 2.30pm: Thursday afternoon movie in the foyer.

• There will also be activities held at the Oranga Community Centre. Contact the Library for details.


Mangere Bridge Library

5-7 Church Street, phone 374 1319


Comic Book Month:

• Friday 9th from 3.30pm.  Comic Book Craft. As part of the Funtastic Fridays craft session, join us as we delve into the world of comics and graphic fun.

• Friday 16th at 10.30am: a Superhero Sing-a-long Storytime. Dress up as your favourite character and zoom into the library for songs and stories.

• Sunday 25th: To end Comic Book month and to start the Superhero holidays, jump in the batmobile and join in the Superhero Sunday fun. More details to come on the Facebook page and website.

Mangere Bridge Library will also be included in the Comic Book month-long activity organised with Onehunga and Mt Roskill libraries, working together with Arkham Comics in Royal Oak Mall. Pop into your libraries for more details.


School Holidays

Starting Monday 26th September, the school holiday programme is based on the theme of Steam and Steel. There will be regular sessions every Monday from 10:30am to 12:00 noon, and every Wednesday from 2:30pm to 4:00pm. Please contact the Library for further details.











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