Our Children’s Librarians are able to help find resources to assist parents, teachers and primary school children in a variety of ways, whether it’s book selection, story times, book club or reading programmes.
If you need assistance on a particular topic contact your local library and speak to a Children’s Librarian. The children’s and youth staff can host early childhood and school groups or even arrange for a time to visit you. We also have a dedicated youth library, called Tupu, which is located in Dawson Road, Otara.
Our collection includes:
Find out more about signing up for a library card for your school.
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The library has lots of great, easy to use online resources and databases. These are free to use if you have a library card. All you need is to create a login.
- Britannica Junior
Find information quickly by searching this encyclopaedia. It will also find you the best magazine articles, web sites, images and videos.
- World Book for Kids
This encyclopaedia has lots of interesting information and includes fun activities for you to make and do, a dictionary, lots of maps, pictures and sounds.
- Lands and People
Need to know all about different cultures, people and countries? This database has all the answers.
- The New Book of Knowledge
Need information in a hurry? This database helps you find the right answer quickly to all your homework questions.
- Gale Books & Authors
Stuck trying to find something new to read? Use this database and you’ll never run short of books to read.
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