After School Clubs and Programmes

After School Activity Zones and Bookable Programmes

Join us in 2021 with some after school fun. Join one of our Bookable Programmes or drop in to an activity zone.

Check the calendar for:

If you want to do some learning online, have a look at STEAM Lab Online.

After School Bookable Programmes

Minecraft Club

Get creative and start crafting! Build imaginative worlds and play with your friends. A basic understanding of the games is required.

6 to 13 years
Book online
$21.49 per term, includes booking fee

  • ALL Term 2 (May-June) Sold Out and waitlist full
  • Term 3 (August-October) goes on sale from Thursday 1 July 7pm

New Brighton Library 
Tuesdays, 3.30pm to 4.30pm
3 August - 28 September
Book online  From Thursday 1 July, 7pm

South Library
Tuesdays, 3.30pm to 4.30pm
3 August - 28 September
Book online From Thursday 1 July, 7pm

Te Hāpua: Halswell Centre 
Mondays, 3.30pm to 4.30pm
2 August - 27 September
Book online From Thursday 1 July, 7pm

Tūranga 
Auahatanga | Creativity | Level 4
Tuesdays, 4pm to 5pm
3 August - 28 September
Book online From Thursday 1 July, 7pm

Upper Riccarton Library 
Fridays, 4pm to 5pm
6 August - 1 October
Book online From Thursday 1 July, 7pm

View all of the sessions in our events calendar

Sold Out? - Join Waitlist
There is a limited waitlist available for these programmes.  To check if waitlist places are still available, cllick on the "Book online" link above.

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Minecraft Creation Club

Take your Minecraft experience to the next level!

Alter the look of the game and add your own mobs by creating player skins, retexturing blocks, and building your own Minecraft Bedrock addon. You will learn 3D block modelling, texturing and animation to create their own personalised Minecraft content. Please note: This programme content is repeated each term.

9 to 14 years
Book online
$26.74 per term, includes booking fee

South Library
Thursdays, 3.30pm to 5pm  (Note: the time was incorrectly advertised in our What's on publication)
5 August - 30 September
Book online From Thursday 1 July, 7pm

View the sessions in our events calendar

Sold Out? - Join Waitlist
There is a limited waitlist available for these programmes. To check if waitlist places are still available, click on the "Book online" link above.

Pencil copter

STEaM Lab

Join us and explore the dynamic world of technology. Hands-on fun!

10 to 13 years
Book online
$26.74 per term, includes booking fee

Tūranga
Thursdays, 3.30pm to 5pm
5 August - 30 September
Book online From Thursday 1 July, 7pm

View the sessions in the events calendar

Sold Out? Join Waitlist
There is a limited waitlist available for these programmes. To check if waitlist places are still available, click on the "Book online link" above.

Dungeon Delvers

Be the hero in a tabletop roleplaying campaign where everything rests on your roll of the dice!

INTERMEDIATE ages 10 to 14 year 

10 to 14 years
Book online
FREE

Term 3

Hornby Library
30 July
6, 13, 20, 27 August
3, 10, 17, 27 September
1 October
Book online  From Thursday 1 July, 7pm

Matuku Takotako: Sumner Centre
Mondays - fortnightly, 3:30pm to 5.30pm
2, 16, 30 August
13, 27 September
Book online  From Thursday 1 July, 7pm

Shirley Library 
Mondays - fortnightly, 4pm to 5.30pm
26 July
9, 23 August
6, 20 September
Book online  From Thursday 1 July, 7pm

New Brighton Library - Group A 
Tuesdays - fortnightly, 3:30pm to 5pm
27 July
10, 24 August
7, 21 September
Book online  From Thursday 1 July, 7pm

New Brighton Library - Group B
Tuesdays - fortnightly, 3:30pm to 5pm
3, 17, 31 August
14, 28 September
Book online  From Thursday 1 July, 7pm

Sold Out? Join Waitlist
There is a limited waitlist available for these programmes.  To check if waitlist places are still available, click on the "Book online" link above.

DandD-dice Dungeons and dragons

TEEN ages 13 to 18 years

13 to 18 years
Book online
FREE

Shirley Library 
Wednesdays - fortnightly, 4pm to 5.30pm
28 July
11, 25 August
8, 22 September
Book online  From Thursday 1 July, 7pm

Sold Out? - Join Waitlist
There is a limited waitlist available for this programme. To check if waitlist places are still available, click on the "Book online" link above.

2021 Bookings and Payment

We are now using online booking platform for all of our bookable programmes. Payment via debit or credit card is required at the time of booking. Paid programmes incur a booking fee. This fee is passed on to charity, find out more about the impact this has on our community. Refunds are available for cancellations made 48 hours prior to the programme starting.

Consent Form

We require a consent form to be completed for every child attending our programmes.  A link can be found at the time of purchase in ticketing information and will also be sent via the confirmation email (Please note: we only require one form per child, per calendar year).

To enquire about any programmes please contact us.

Bookings opening dates

You can book for programmes from the following dates:

  • Term 1: 1 February to 16 April - Friday 8 January
  • Term 1: Holidays (17 April to 2 May) - Thursday 25 March
  • Term 2: 3 May to 9 July - Thursday 8 April
  • Term 2: Holidays (10 July to 25 July) - KidsFest, Monday 31 May, 9am
  • Term 3: 26 July to 1 October - Thursday 1 July
  • Term 3: Holidays  (2 October to 17 October) - Thursday 2 September
  • Term 4 :18 October to 20 December - Thursday 23 September

To enquire about any programmes please contact us.

Programme Evaluation

In order to continually improve our service and the programmes that we offer, your evaluation of the sessions that you have recently attended is invaluable to us. Please complete our online form to provide us with feedback.

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