Please make sure you have eaten and re-hydrated before entering the library as these items must remain in your bag. Remember to leave the library tidy, but most importantly, enjoy your time here.
Matariki is an important festival that reflects our bi-culture heritage. Matariki is the Māori name for the cluster of stars also known as the pleiades (The Seven Sisters). It rises in mid-winter and for many Māori, it heralds the start of a new year. Matariki literally means 'the eyes of god' (Mata ariki) or 'little eyes' (mata riki)
Hells pizza reading challenge
Will you accept the challenge? Read 7 books and earn yourself a free Pizza from Hell Pizza.
An amazing resource of information, images and videos, inter-active world atlas, dictionary and much more.
Borrow and read free ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines from your library using your phone or tablet. It’s easy to get started―all you need is a Auckland library card!
Which Book Genre are you?
Have you ever wondered which book genre you’re most like? See how your personality translates to books! Take the quiz and find your best fit.
Fabo Story Write stories. Win prizes
FABO is a free writing contest for kids! There’ll be a new story to write every fortnight. Submit your story before the closing date and you could win a prize! (Check with a parent or teacher before you submit). Competition closes 8pm Fri July 5th
What book next?
Not sure what to read next? Local Author Adele Broadbent can help, read her reviews on new fiction books. Search by topic, interest or age level.
Deciding what to read next? You’re in the right place. Tell us what titles or genres you’ve enjoyed in the past, and we’ll give you surprisingly insightful recommendations.
National Library Topic Explorer
About the Topic Explorer The Topic Explorer helps you find quality, curated resources on a range of topics to support and inspire inquiry. Each topic features a carefully selected set of national and international resources, including websites, images, videos, books and more.
New Zealand Geographic
The entire archive of the New Zealand Geographic magazine dating back to 1989!
Check out the the amazing Blackout poetry on display in the library created by the year 7 learners during library time.