Tamariki – Kids

Tamariki - Kids

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

School holidays October 2022

School holiday fun and learning. Bookings are open now for our bookable programmes, some are free. You can also drop in for free activities.

Arachtober

QUIZ: What kind of spider are you?

Try Doctor Spider's quiz to find out what spider you are.

Competitions

Enter now to win! Current comp: The magic of spiders competition, closes 23 October.

Weaving magic this Arachtober

Guest post from Dr Fiona R. Cross - Doctor Spider - about what's happening in libraries this Arachtober and recommended spider reading.

Wā Kōrero: Storytimes

Wā Kōrero: Storytimes

Enjoy Wā Kōrero: Storytimes from home - and back in libraries!

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. - Babytimes is back in libraries.

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.

Reading

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 October is How to Catch a Witch by Abie Lonstaff

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.

LOTE Online for Kids

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.

Discover the Library

Non-Fiction

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