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.

  • Term 4 Tickets go on sale, Thursday 23 September, 7pm*
  • Please note: these programmes will only proceed at COVID-19 Alert Level 1.

Due to the nature of the DELTA variant, our interactive face to face programming, the close proximity of customers in our spaces and the management of the sign in, masking and social distancing requirements, all Library programming will remain cancelled in Level 2. We will contact you if we are unable to proceed and organise refunds where applicable.

*Due to our Term 3 programmes being cancelled due the the COVID-19 lockdown and Alert Level 2.  We have decided under these circumstances to offer a transfer our Term 3 booked customers to Term 4.  Therefore some programmes may be full or have limited spaces available upon publication.  We apologise for any inconvenience.

Check the calendar for:

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

After School Bookable Programmes

Please note: these programmes will only proceed at COVID-19 Alert Level 1
Due to the nature of the DELTA variant, our interactive face to face programming, the close proximity of customers in our spaces and the management of the sign in, masking and social distancing requirements, all Library programming will remain cancelled in Level 2. We will contact you if we are unable to proceed and organise refunds where applicable.
Due to our Term 3 programmes being cancelled due the the COVID-19 lockdown and Alert Level 2.  We have decided under these circumstances to offer a transfer our Term 3 booked customers to Term 4.  Therefore some programmes may be full or have limited spaces available upon publication.  We apologise for any inconvenience.

 

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 - see links below From Thursday 23 September, 7pm
$20 (excluding $1.49 booking fee)

 

New Brighton Library 
Tuesdays, 3.30pm to 4.30pm (weekly)
26 October to 14 December
Book online

South Library
Tuesdays, 3.30pm to 4.30pm (weekly)
26 October to 14 December
Book online

Te Hāpua: Halswell Centre 
Mondays, 3.30pm to 4.30pm (weekly)
1 November to 13 December
Book online

Tūranga 
Auahatanga | Creativity | Level 4
Tuesdays, 4pm to 5pm (weekly)
3 August - 28 September
Book online 

Upper Riccarton Library 
Fridays, 4pm to 5pm (weekly)
29 October to 17 December (excluding 12 November, Show Day)
Book online

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.

All-About-Kids-Minecraft-2
Pencil copter
Please note: these programmes will only proceed at COVID-19 Alert Level 1
Due to the nature of the DELTA variant, our interactive face to face programming, the close proximity of customers in our spaces and the management of the sign in, masking and social distancing requirements, all Library programming will remain cancelled in Level 2. We will contact you if we are unable to proceed and organise refunds where applicable.
Due to our Term 3 programmes being cancelled due the the COVID-19 lockdown and Alert Level 2.  We have decided under these circumstances to offer a transfer our Term 3 booked customers to Term 4.  Therefore some programmes may be full or have limited spaces available upon publication.  We apologise for any inconvenience.

STEaM Lab

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

10 to 13 years
Book online - see link below FULLY BOOKED
$25 (excluding $1.74 booking fee)

Tūranga
Thursdays, 3.30pm to 5pm (weekly)
28 October to 16 December
Book online  FULLY BOOKED

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.

Please note: these programmes will only proceed at COVID-19 Alert Level 1
Due to the nature of the DELTA variant, our interactive face to face programming, the close proximity of customers in our spaces and the management of the sign in, masking and social distancing requirements, all Library programming will remain cancelled in Level 2. We will contact you if we are unable to proceed and organise refunds where applicable.

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 - see links below
FREE

Term 4

Hornby Library - Group A 
Fridays - fortnightly, 3:30pm to 5pm
22 October
5, 19 November
3, 17 December
Book online

Hornby Library - Group B 
Fridays - fortnightly, 3:30pm to 5pm
29 October
12, 26 November
10 December
Book online

Shirley Library  - note: Will run in person at Alert Level 1 & online at Alert Level 2*
Wednesdays - fortnightly, 4pm to 5.30pm
20 October
3, 17 November
1, 15 December
Book online FULLY BOOKED

*you will need an internet connection and a video chat capable device at home

New Brighton Library - Group A 
Tuesdays - weekly, 3:30pm to 5pm
19, 26 October
2, 9, 16, 23, 30 November
Book online

New Brighton Library - Group B
Thursdays - fortnightly, 3:30pm to 5pm
21, 28 October
4, 11, 18, 25 November
2 December
Book online

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
Please note: these programmes will only proceed at COVID-19 Alert Level 1
Due to the nature of the DELTA variant, our interactive face to face programming, the close proximity of customers in our spaces and the management of the sign in, masking and social distancing requirements, all Library programming will remain cancelled in Level 2. We will contact you if we are unable to proceed and organise refunds where applicable.

TEEN ages 13 to 18 years

13 to 18 years
Book online - see link below
FREE

 

Shirley Library - note: Will run in person at Alert Level 1 & online at Alert Level 2*
Wednesdays - fortnightly, 4pm to 5.30pm
20 October
3, 17 November
1, 15 December

Book online FULLY BOOKED

*you will need an internet connection and a video chat capable device at home

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.

Back to Top