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Author of the week
Jim's letters by Glyn Harper.
Glyn Harper has written a number of books about the First World War for both adults and children.

eResource of the week
Heritage Images contains over 100,000 historic photos and maps.
Native plants and blue sky.
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A heritage image of two soldiers.
Our boys, our families
Explore the Our boys, our families research guide, which gives you the resources and research tips you need to uncover the stories of Kiwis in the First World War.
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.
The Evening Star masthead.
Heritage newspapers
Use Papers Past to browse digital editions of more than 80 newspapers published in New Zealand between 1839 and 1945, including The New Zealand Herald.
Latest news
An artist's impression of the new Ranui Library.
Ranui Library is on the move
Fri 12 Sep 2014
Ranui Library closed on Wednesday 17 September and will reopen in new premises at 10am on Saturday 4 October.  Read more
The life and times of Peter McLeavey by Jill Trevelyan.
'Stunning' biography of Kiwi art dealer wins top prize at NZ Post Book Awards
Thu 28 Aug 2014
'Peter McLeavey: The life and times of a New Zealand art dealer' by Jill Trevelyan was the big winner at a glittering ceremony in Wellington.  Read more
A 19th-century Qu'ran from India.
Research scholarship winners aim to discover origins of antique Qu'rans
Tue 26 Aug 2014
Two winners of this year's Auckland Library Heritage Trust research in residence scholarships will delve into the Eastern manuscript collections.   Read more
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