Tamariki – Kids

Tamariki - Kids

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

School holidays

Join us for school holiday fun and learning

We have bookable programmes & free activities on in libraries in the July school holidays. Bookings open now!


KidsFest - 6 to 21 July 2024

KidsFest is full of winter holiday fun for kids. Have a look at what's happening in libraries. Tickets are on sale now.


Win a kids' comics and graphic novel bundle

We have a fun pack of kids' graphic novels and games to give away, just in time for the July school holidays.

New Zealand Book Awards for Children & Young Adults 2024

The finalists in the 2024 New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults have been announced.

Ngā Waiata Rongonui: Te Kete Wānanga o Ihutai, part of a series

Join Tuahine Justice as she sings and dances her way through te ao Māori with our new kaupapa at Linwood Library

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.

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.


New for Tamariki

Kids eAudiobooks

Kids eBooks

eResources for Tamariki

Kanopy Kids

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


Storytime in your language! Kids can enjoy a digital collection of books in Languages Other Than English, including NZSL and te reo Māori.


BorrowBox is an eAudiobook platform - download top NZ, Australian, & international fiction & non-fiction. Borrow for 21 days.

Fiero Code

Fiero is a learn to code software for kids ages 8 - 18 that teaches the skills to make websites, apps, programs, animations, & video games.

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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