Auckland Libraries: My librarian

My librarian

Taku kaitiaki pukapuka

Our librarians have varied tastes in books, from graphic novels and literary classics to quirky nonfiction and kids’ stories. Take a look at our featured librarians below and get a personalised list of books sent to your inbox. While you wait, browse our book lists for recommendations on a multitude of topics.  

Karel

Librarian, Central City Library

Karel the Librarian

Interests:

  • short stories
  • beat literature
  • poetry
  • essays
  • cultural commentary
  • existential crime fiction
  • biographies
Request a recommendation

Karen

Librarian, Central City Library

Interests:

  • classic & contemporary literature
  • poetry
  • essays
  • cultural commentary
  • memoirs & biographies
  • cult fiction
  • LGBTIQ
Request a recommendation

Leah

Librarian, Rānui Library

Leah the Librarian

Interests:

  • LGBTQIA+
  • biographies
  • memoirs
  • history
  • graphics
  • cultural commentary
  • teen fiction
  • general fiction
  • fantasy
Request a recommendation

Anne

Librarian, Mahurangi East Library

Anne Dickson

Interests:

  • general fiction
  • historical
  • fantasy
  • cookbooks
  • sports
  • animals
  • biographies
  • picture books
  • children’s fiction
Request a recommendation

Gabriel

Librarian, Remuera Library

Gabriel the Librarian

Interests:

  • pulp fiction
  • noir
  • speculative fiction
  • New Zealand history
  • sports journalism
  • essays
  • creative nonfiction
Request a recommendation

Daniel

Librarian, Highland Park Library

Daniel the Librarian

Interests:

  • economics
  • marketing
  • religion
  • quantum physics
  • health
  • well-being
  • medical science
Request a recommendation

Amy

Librarian, Howick Library

Amy the Librarian

Interests:

  • contemporary fiction
  • coming-of-age
  • music biographies and memoirs
  • personal growth
  • poetry
  • English language
  • movies
Request a recommendation

Maddie

Librarian, Onehunga Library

Maddie the Librarian

Interests:

  • coming of age
  • comedy
  • horror
  • teen fiction
  • picture books
  • poetry
  • plays
  • graphic novels
  • children's fiction
Request a recommendation

Kezia

Librarian, Mahurangi East Library

Kezia the Librarian

Interests:

  • historical
  • romance
  • crime
  • thrillers
  • biography
  • Christian
Request a recommendation

Annie

Librarian, Helensville Library

Interests:

  • fantasy
  • romance
  • children's and teens' fiction
  • picture books
  • crafts
  • science
  • history
  • anthropology
Request a recommendation

Sergio

Librarian, Grey Lynn Library

Sergio the Librarian

Interests:

  • graphic novels
  • comics
  • manga
  • zines
  • jazz
  • instrumental music
  • animation
  • film & tv
  • art history
Request a recommendation

Julie

Librarian, Te Matariki Clendon Library

Julie the Librarian

Interests:

  • historical
  • royal medieval
  • romance
  • urban fantasy
  • adventure
  • travel memoir
  • craft
  • cooking
Request a recommendation

Melissa

Librarian, Central City Library

Melissa the Librarian

Interests:

  • crime fiction
  • cooking
  • health
  • craft
  • ceramics
  • gardening
  • history
  • design
  • art
Request a recommendation

Merrin

Librarian, Manurewa Library

Merrin the Librarian

Interests:

  • general fiction
  • historical
  • crime
  • romance
Request a recommendation
Auckland Libraries:My librarian Get personalised, recommended book lists sent to your inbox from our librarians.