Kids & Teens
Story Time & Wriggle and Rhyme
Many of our libraries host weekly Story Time sessions for pre-schoolers and Wriggle & Rhyme for babies. This is a great chance to come along and experience music and movement with your baby while meeting other parents, or immerse your kids in reading and encourage a lifelong love of books. Please contact your local library for details, or find sessions here.
Reading to Dogs
Book your child in to read with visiting therapy dogs in a peaceful and supportive environment. More here.
Hell Reading Challenge
Hell Reading Challenge registration is open for 2018!
Pop in to Queenstown or Arrowtown libraries with the kids to sign up, and get reading to enjoy your free pizza. Full details here.
Bob's Books Blog
Bob wants you to read and he knows his stuff. Bob Docherty loves encouraging Kiwi kids to read and his popular blog offers in depth reviews of a range of children’s and young adults books.
Guardian Children’s Books
This site is written by children for children. You’ll find reviews of kids and teens books for all ages and abilities, as well as author interviews, quizzes and much more.
The real time reference service for NZ school students manned by a posse of public librarians here in New Zealand. The online librarians at AnyQuestions.co.nz help you find useful, accurate, online information.
A searchable database full of resources that support the NZ curriculum. This is a prototype database from the National Library curated by the National Library, organised by the topics YOU are studying.
History up close! Enjoy an interactive learning experience as you see thousands of hand-selected and relevant links to pictures, slide-shows, videos and audio-clips.