Tamariki – Kids

Tamariki - Kids


Junior Creative Time: Thursdays 4pm to 5.30pm: Tūranga, part of a series

Ages 8-12 with carer. Drop-in after school on Thursdays - get creative with the awesome equipment on Auahatanga, Tūranga's 4th floor.

Bilingual Story Cards

Ignite imagination and improve literacy with our bilingual story cards for tamariki - at libraries for $19 for a pack of 60 cards.

The HELL Reading Challenge 2023

The HELL Reading Challenge is on again! Read 7 books and get a free pizza. You can redeem completed 2023 wheels up to 31 January 2024.


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.

Sensory craft for Pēpi, part of a series

Bring your pēpi along to make sensory toys, arts and crafts that they can enjoy 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.


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 audio bookclub. The title for June is The Bear Who Sailed the Ocean on an Iceberg

Selector Picks - Children's - May 2023

A selection of new picture books and children's nonfiction for the younger reader.

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.


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

Homework help


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


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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