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Author of the week - Elizabeth Smither.

Recommended authors

Find out more about old favourites or discover new ones with our author of the week. Read more

New titles.

New titles

Browse our monthly new titles lists to find out the very latest additions to our collection. Read more

NextReads eNewsletters.

NextReads eNewsletters

Subscribe to our eNewsletters and we’ll keep you informed of our latest events, activities and newest books. Read more

Staff Picks.

Staff picks

Auckland Libraries Staff Picks blog - our recommendations for your next read. Read more



Find out about the current and past bestsellers in New Zealand and abroad. Read more

Book awards.

Book awards

Literary prizes celebrate creative achievement and artistic excellence. Find your next read by looking through the lists. Read more

Banned books.

Banned books

Find out about banned and challenged books and the role of libraries in preserving freedom of speech.  Read more

Book covers.

Focus on....

Browse our lists of recommended popular non-fiction, pop culture, science, cult fiction and poetry. Read more

Boy listening to podcast.


The podcasts below are audio-programs that have been created by our staff - similar to short radio shows, which you are able to listen to online or download to play on your own device. Read more

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