Library from home

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Library from home

The Digital Library is always open! We bring you lists and information about eAudiobooks, eBooks, eMagazines, online newspapers, learning tools, streaming movies and music - so you can enjoy the #LibraryFromHome.


The digital library is always open

If you have an internet connection - you have the library at home! 1000s of eBooks, eAudiobooks, movies, mags, online courses, & more.

Contact us

Talk to us - Monday to Friday 8am to 6pm, Saturday 9.30am to 5pm. We will answer library questions and help you use eResources.

Book a Librarian - At the Library or At Home

Need help using library resources? Book a librarian for a FREE individual 30 minute session. Get help at the library, or over the phone!

Ready Reads - Click and Collect

Some of our libraries are trialling a service where you can click and collect library items. You can fill out a form to request 5 books.

Explore #LibraryFromHome


Kids eAudiobooks

Young Adult eAudiobooks


Kids eBooks

Young Adult eBooks

Reading from home - eMagazines

Wilderness Magazine on Libby

Travel and outdoors magazines from New Zealand and around the world available now on Libby.

Simone's Best magazines of 2021

We have a huge collection of magazines online and in libraries here are some of Simone's favourites.

Family History eMagazines & eBooks

Great articles and information about getting started with your family tree. Tips and tricks and all available from home.

August/Sept Chinese Book Club八月/九月华人读书会

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