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Tākaka Library: WordFest

Monday 1st-Wednesday 31st August 2022

Celebrate words, authors and writing during August with a range of speakers and activities at Tākaka Library.

Sat 6th Aug 10.00am: “How to write your life story” with Charlotte Squire. Contact Tākaka Library to book your spot. Koha please.

Wed 10th Aug 12.00pm: Are you a stupendous speller? Come along to our spelling bee for wordsmiths of all ages.

Wed 17th Aug, 12.00pm: Join author and publisher Carol Dawber for an insight into local history publishing and the many books she has written. Koha please.

Fri 26th Aug, 9.30am-1.00pm: Come and watch a Scrabble tournament with local school children battling it out.

Plus pop-up word based activities all month long – such as word finds and crosswords to take away; create funny sentences with randomly chosen words; post a review of your favourite book; guess what this word means; shared Scrabble games; hangman; shared poem writing; what’s your favourite word and why?

Family Friendly Free


August 1–31




Golden Bay / Abel Tasman


Takaka Memorial Library
3 Junction Street, Takaka 7142

Tickets, Bookings and Entry


Ph. 03 525 0059

Additional Info

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