🌸 Celebrate Samoa Language Week

Tālofa Lava! 🇼🇸

Samoa Language Week will be celebrated this year from Sunday 29 May to Saturday 4 June.

The celebration week aims to raise awareness of the Samoan language, celebrate Samoan culture in New Zealand and around the world. Join us for a Samoan craft on Friday 3 June – siapo tapa creation. This is a modern-day interpretation of  traditional cloth décor used as floor mats, bedding, room dividers and clothing.

This is a quick and easy craft that people of all ages will enjoy. Suitable for 5+ No registration needed, just drop in anytime between 3:30 and 4:30 pm

🧠 Neurodiversity Celebration Week at the Library

Neurodiversity is an umbrella term to cover individuals who think and process information in a different way, or put simply, their brain is wired differently. 

Dyslexia, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Autism are all types of Neurodiversity.

🌟 Star decoration craft

Visit the library this week and decorate a star showing what is special about you. When you’re finished hand your star in and they will go on display during Neurodiversity Celebration Week! 

💳 Becoming a member

🗺️ Library collections

🚪 Entering the library

📚 Checking out items

🔙 Returning items

🎙️ Check It Out! A podcast about library stuff at Te Haeata!

Introducing Check It Out!

Check It Out! is a new podcast/radio show hosted by Saniya & Senga from the Library in association with the fine folks at Radio Southland.

There’s loads of information about books, local history, library events, how the library can help you with your research and more! Our libraries are not just about books – there’s so much they have to offer – so tune in and find out more! 

You can catch new episodes fortnightly on Wednesdays at 5.15pm on Radio Southland 96.4FM, or listen to them after the fact on the Radio Southland website!