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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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Together We Read: The Van Apfel Girls are Gone

The Van Apfel Girls are Gone by Felicity McLean is the Together We Read title from OverDrive. Read the free eBook 17 September - 1 October.

Learn Philippine Greetings

Learn Philippine greetings in different languages with Lulette.

STEAM Lab Online: Stop Motion at Home

Follow along with the wonderful experts from Kiri and Lou & learn how to create your very own stop-motion video.


Hong's Chinese language post shows how to access Chinese language books, eBooks and eMagazines for children.

Homework Help for Years 9 & 10

Here are great places to start your research - resources that will keep your teacher happy, and are easy to use.

Christchurch Family History Virtual Expo Saturday 15 August

Join in via Zoom in a series of talks and webinars about family history.

Find out about the past with newspaper archives

Let's delve into the past and read some newspapers from times gone by. Newspaper archives covering the 17th, 18th ,19th and 20th centuries.

农历Chinese Traditional Calendar

Emily explains the Chinese traditional calendar, and there's an activity to make your own calendar.

Job hunting or upskilling with Lynda

It is tough out there especially if you are job hunting. has some great courses that could help with retraining or job hunt skills

Cook Islands Language Week Craft - Ei Katu

Kia orana. Cook Islands Language Week - Te 'epetoma o te reo Māori Kūki ‘Āirani is on this week. Make an Ei Katu!

Bookworms Book Club: Gabriel and the Phantom Sleepers

Bookworms Book Club, uLibrary's kids bookclub for young listeners has a great new eAudiobook, Gabriel and the Phantom Sleeper by Jenny Nimmo

Banig: Weaving Tradition and Art

Banig: Sining at Tradisyon ng Paghabi. Eileen explains about banig, and shows you how to make one from colourful paper.

The Darwin Affair: Big Library Read 3 to 17 August

Join millions of readers around the globe in reading a historical fiction thriller eBook during Big Library Read, on OverDrive or Libby.

Beamafilm and Kanopy - Film Fest

Whānau Mārama: The New Zealand International Film Festival 2020 is on! Watch movies from previous NZIFFs on Beamafilm and Kanopy.

Dungeons and Dragons - Fun for all ages

Been wondering what this whole 'Dungeons and Dragons' thing is about? Learn all about how to get started playing the famous roleplaying game

The Samuel Anstey Collection - Canterbury Stories

Images of the early 1900s from the Samuel Anstey collection are now in focus on digital heritage site Canterbury Stories.

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