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Author of the week
A respectable girl by Fleur Beale.
Kiwi author Fleur Beale pens books for kids and teens about growing up in Aotearoa - and beyond.

eResource of the week
Tumblebooks is an online collection of animated picture books.
A basket of painted eggs.
Easter opening hours
Auckland Libraries will be taking a break over the Easter holiday, so check our opening hours before you visit us, and don't forget to pick up some long-weekend reading.
A boy listening to an eAudiobook.
eBooks and eAudiobooks
Library members have free access to our collections of eBooks and eAudiobooks. Find out how you can enjoy great books and stories from a range of genres online.
Kids reading books.
Recommended kids' reads
Browse our lists of awesome books for kids and tweens in a range of categories and age groups, or check out reviews of new releases by expert librarians.
A child using a computer.
Children's eResources
Library members have free access to our range of digital resources for kids, from encyclopedias and learning tools to animated books and graphic novels.
Latest news
The New Zealand Herald from 1863-1945 now available in Papers Past
Wed 16 Apr 2014
The final stage of a collaborative project to fully digitise 82 years of the New Zealand Herald has been completed.  Read more
A librarian helps a child read an eBook.
Discover our new free eBooks portal just for kids
Wed 09 Apr 2014
This new portal allows children and parents to browse more than 2800 kids' eBooks and eAudiobooks.  Read more
A kakapo - photo by Rod Morris.
Finalists announced for 2014 NZ Post Children's Book Awards
Tue 08 Apr 2014
Finalists for this year's New Zealand Post Children’s Book Awards include books by Joy Cowley, Des Hunt and Elizabeth Knox.  Read more
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  • A teen photographer.
    The Festival of Photography: school holiday workshops
    17 April - 5 May. Learn more about looking at the world with a photographer's eyes, getting the best out of digital cameras and editing images for display. Read more
  • A tui with the NZ Music Month logo.
    New Zealand Music Month 2014
    1 - 31 May. New Zealand Music Month is a 31-day nationwide celebration of homegrown talent and the diversity of our unique musical culture. Find out what's on at a library near you! Read more
  • An illustration from Mary Shelley's Frankenstein by Lynd Ward.
    The Romantics
    11 March - 22 June. Experience the revolutionary mood in 18th and 19th century art and literature through our new exhibition of rare books and manuscripts from the Sir George Grey Special Collections. Read more
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