eResources for kids

Our eResources enhance kids’ learning, fun and play.They are free, and all you need is your library card number and password / PIN.

Kids eResources

Fun

OverDrive for kidsOverDrive for kids
Free eBook and downloadable eAudiobook collection containing thousands of fiction and nonfiction titles for children.
BorrowBox
Includes downloadable MP3 fiction and nonfiction eAudiobooks for young adults and children.
Busy things
Colourful, quirky and fun games and activities designed to entertain and educate 3 to 11 year olds.
Literacy Planet
Lets you create characters, earn rewards, play games and compete with others while improving your reading and spelling skills.
RDdigital Magazines
eMagazines include titles suitable for kids such as High Five, Horrible Histories, Mania, National Geographic Kids, National Geographic Little Kids and Krash,
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Smartmath Practice
An interactive and fun way for those aged 6-14 to improve their math skills with activities, tests and quizzes.
TumbleBook Library
Fun animated children’s stories, games, quizzes and puzzles. TumbleBooks are online, animated, picture books which you can read, or have read to you.
World Book Activity Corner
Access to thousands of engaging projects suitable for a broad spectrum of hobbyists - from beginner to expert. All activities have clear instructions, photographs and illustrations.

Homework and study

Use encyclopedias and reference books like Britannica Library: Kids and World Book Kids.

Find out about the joy of Inventions and Discoveries with World Book!

Brush up on your maths skills with Smartmath Practice, an interactive and fun way for those aged 6 to 14 to improve their math skills with activities, tests and quizzes.

Learn about the world around us with National Geographic Kids magazine online. Download pictures to use in assignments plus maps and other engaging features.

We have a range of music eResources.

LogoWorld Book Early World of Learning is an interactive learning resource developed by early childhood education experts for preschoolers and children in early primary school. Reading books at different levels with related content including games and videos.

View our full list of the eResources for kids:

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Want more help?

If you don’t have a password/PIN for your card, or need help using our eResources, contact our helpful librarians.
Go to our homework resources page to get more useful stuff for your homework and assignments and check out the full list of eResources.

Online help

LiveOnlineLiveOnline is an interactive chat session with a librarian live over the Internet. Get answers to your questions, get help using e-resources and more.
LiveOnline operates from 9am to 8pm Monday to Friday and 9am to 5pm Saturday and Sunday.

Online homework help

AnyQuestions logoAnyQuestions offers free online homework help to New Zealand school students. Log in from 1pm to 6pm weekdays during the school year to chat online with a librarian about a schoolwork question.

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