Tamariki – Kids

Tamariki - Kids

A guide to the library for tamariki - what's new, homework help, and fun & games.

Summertime Reading Challenge

Summertime Reading Challenge

Kids and Teens - ages 0 to 18 - tell us about your summer reads in three words and be in to win!

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International LEGO Day - Brick your Book at the Library

International LEGO Day is on 28 January 2023. You have the chance to win a prize in our Brick your book competition.

Tūhura Tuarangi - Aotearoa in Space

Feb 11th | 9:00am - Feb 26th | 8:00pm
Space science showcase from Tūhura Otago Museum team. Hands-on activities and VR experiences. Discover space technology, careers, & research

Best Books of 2022 for Kids & Teens

Our selectors pick the best reads of the year for tamariki and rangatahi.

Books for Kids and Tweens newsletter

Find out what’s new and cool! We suggest fun, fascinating fiction (plus great nonfiction) for kids and tweens.

Wā Kōrero: Storytimes

Wā Kōrero: Storytimes

Enjoy Wā Kōrero: Storytimes at your library!

Online Wā Kōrero-Storytimes

Listen in! Librarians and authors share stories online.

Wā Pēpi: Babytimes

Wā Pēpi: Babytimes

Wā Pēpi: Babytimes - enjoy stories and rhymes for babies and under 2s at home.

Baby Rhymes

Can’t make it to Babytimes Wā Pēpi? - why not try it at home? Words and actions for some of our favourite action rhymes to try at home.

Wā Pēpi: Babytimes

For kids

Find library events for kids including after school activities, crafts, and technology, as well as stories and fun for babies and preschoolers.

Reading Recommendations for Tamariki

Librarians recommend the best books for tamariki on a variety of topics - fiction, non-fiction, graphic novels, & more for kids of all ages.

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Books for Kids and Tweens newsletter

Find out what’s new and cool! We suggest fun, fascinating fiction (plus great nonfiction) for kids and tweens.

Picture books newsletter

Fun reading for the young children in your life - subscribe to our monthly picture books newsletter and find out what's new.

Bookworms Book Club

Join Bookworms Book Club, uLibrary's kids bookclub for young listeners. The title for January is Keeper of Secrets by Sarah J. Dodd.

Sensory Hour, part of a series

An opportunity for people with sensory sensitivities to relax and enjoy the library with lowered lighting, and sensory toys available.

New for Tamariki

Kids eAudiobooks

Kids eBooks

eResources for Tamariki

Story Box Library

The best place for children to watch celebrated stories read aloud by our favourite storytellers. It's storytime, anytime!

Kanopy Kids

Kanopy Kids is a collection of movies and shows for kids.

TumbleBook Library

An online collection of animated books which teach kids the joy of reading. Also included are games, quizzes, videos and puzzles.

LOTE4Kids

Storytime in your language! Kids can enjoy a digital collection of children's books in Languages Other Than English.

Homework help

LiveOnline

Get answers to questions & help using eResources. LiveOnline operates 9am to 6pm Monday to Friday, & 9.30am to 5pm Saturday.

AnyQuestions

Free online homework help to New Zealand school students. Log on to the website from 1pm to 6pm Monday to Friday during the school year.

Many Answers

Many Answers is a place where you can search for answers to popular questions asked on AnyQuestions.

Te Ao Māori for tamariki

Kapa haka group at the opening ceremony

Te Ao Māori for tamariki

Māori resources for tamariki. Get crafty, read and learn te reo Māori, and explore.

Kids' Treaty Zone

Meet Whetū Marama and her Koro (grandfather) as they find out about Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

Te Whata Raki

Come and discover our online world Te Whata Raki.

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Non-Fiction

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