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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.

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Ancestry Library Edition

Free remotely until 30 September 2021. Trace your family history. Includes records from U.S., U.K., Ireland, Australia and New Zealand.

New Zealand Music Month - online picks

May is New Zealand Music month, so Simone sees what Kiwi music treasure she can find online for you to enjoy at home.

Learn to code with Prenda Code Club

Learn to code with our newest eResource Prenda Code Club. Build something awesome like a website, video game, app, animations or programs.

Job hunting or upskilling with LinkedIn Learning

Are you job hunting or just looking for a career change? LinkedIn Learning for Libraries has courses that could help you retrain or upskill.

Chinese Magazines collection on OverDrive

Explore the Chinese language eMagazines in OverDrive.

Bookworms Book Club: Fierce, Fearless and Free

Bookworms Book Club, uLibrary's kids bookclub for young listeners has a new eAudiobook for March, Fierce, Fearless and Free by Lari Don.

Talking Books Book Club: Snap

Talking Books Book Club from uLibrary has a great new title for March, Snap by Belinda Bauer, longlisted for the Man Booker Prize.

Craft Snippets: Knitting

Sally reports back from the latest Craft Snippets event featuring knitter and designer, Ethan Barclay-Ennew.

Talking Books Book Club: The Poisoned Chocolates Case

Talking Books Book Club from uLibrary has a great new title for February, The Poisoned Chocolates Case by Anthony Berkeley.

Bookworms Book Club: The Clockwork Crow

Bookworms Book Club, uLibrary's kids bookclub has a great new eAudiobook for February, The Clockwork Crow by Catherine Fisher.

Create a Podcast: STEAM Lab Online

Want to do Learning in the Holidays? Our latest STEAM Lab Online shows you how to Create a Podcast, & lots more at-home STEAM activities

图书馆电子资源中的中西美食食谱 Good Chinese & Western Recipes

Are you worried that it is not convenient to bring recipe books when travelling? The following library electronic resources will help you.

Heritage images: Celebrating summer

Parties, holidays, festivals or just a day at the beach, there are many ways that we can celebrate summer! Which is your favourite?

Christmas music - online streaming

Simone has created playlists of Christmas music for you on Naxos, everything from choirs to orchestral to jazz, crooners and world.

Heritage images: Creepy Christmas

Merry Christmas! Exploring some images of Christmases past in our collection that may seem unusual and creepy to us now!

Talanoa I Measina - Sharing our Stories Exhibition 360°

Join exhibition curator, Nina Oberg-Humphries, for a 360° video experience of the exhibition, Talanoa i Measina, at Tūranga.

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Reading from home - eMagazines

Chinese Magazines collection on OverDrive

Explore the Chinese language eMagazines in OverDrive.

Get the latest recipes

Food magazines full of recipes and inspiration, with everything from baking to vegan.

Top eMagazines

Your favourite eMagazines are now on OverDrive!

Flipping through eMagazines

OverDrive magazines are here! If you loved RBdigital magazines, you can enjoy the same great titles & more - over 3000 magazines available.
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