A month of talks, seminars and workshops on ancestry and genealogy»

Author of the week
Henry VIII by Hans Holbein.
Hilary Mantel is known for her vivid historical novels, particularly the Man Booker prize-winning Wolf Hall.

eResource of the week
Ancestry Library Edition is a detailed online resource for genealogists.
Native plants and blue sky.
What's On eNewsletter
Sign up for a monthly email update of free events at Auckland Libraries including author talks, storytimes, workshops, community events and much more.
Heritage photo of a mother and child.
Start your family tree
Are you interested in researching your family history but don't know where to begin? Read our handy list of tips and tricks to help you get started.
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.
A vintage photo of a baby.
Kintalk whānau kōrero
Check out our Kintalk family history blog and stay up to date with news and events, learn about new research tools, and help to solve some historical mysteries.
Latest news
Three pou at Waiheke Library.
Waiheke Island celebrates the opening of its brand-new library
Mon 28 Jul 2014
Waiheke Community Library reopened in a spectacular new library building in the heart of Oneroa on Saturday 26 July.   Read more
Reading at the library.
Help us make our children's fiction collection easier to use
Thu 24 Jul 2014
Auckland Libraries will soon be taking a new approach to how children's fiction collections are presented.  Read more
The lives of others by Neel Mukherjee.
The 2014 Man Booker prize longlist is revealed
Thu 24 Jul 2014
The prize's six judges chose 13 books by four Americans, six Britons, two Irish writers and one Australian.   Read more
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