Auckland Council Libraries: Auckland Libraries app

Auckland Libraries app

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Download and use the free Auckland Libraries app on Apple and Android devices.

Get the app

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Download the Auckland Libraries app from the Apple App Store or Google Play.

Get the Auckland Libraries app from the App Store. Get the Auckland Libraries app from the Play Store.

The Auckland Libraries app is available on Android (version 5.1 and up) and iOS devices (iOS version 11 and up).

 App features

You can use the Auckland Libraries app to:

  • Use a digital version of your library card barcode to check out items 
  • Search the library catalogue and request books, eBooks, audiobooks, CDs, DVDs and more 
  • See in-app notifications for overdue books and when your holds are ready for pick-up 
  • See which shelf number your holds are on
  • Check your account and manage checkouts, holds and renewals 
  • Link and manage multiple library accounts 
  • Browse and access eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines, eNewspapers and streaming films 
  • Find your nearest library or scroll through a full list of our library locations 
  • Scan any book's ISBN barcode to see if the library has a copy 
  • Create ‘My lists’ to compile your own personalised book lists
  • Log and track your reading progress over time   
  • Explore our extensive online resources for learning and research
  • Connect with us via email, social media, phone and more.


New ‘My lists’ and reading log features are available in-app only, functioning separately from the online library catalogue.


Our new self-service feature allows you to check out physical library items on your phone.

To access this feature, you’ll need:
  • NFC (Near Field Communication) enabled
  • Location Services enabled
  • Android (v5 or higher) or iOS (v13 or higher).

The self-service feature is currently available at Botany Library, Central City Library, Mt Roskill Library, Takapuna Library and Te Manawa. Our friendly staff at these libraries can help you get started.

Auckland Council Libraries:Auckland Libraries app Search the Auckland Council Libraries catalogue, request books, manage your account and more on the Auckland Libraries mobile app.