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Make the school holidays a blast at Auckland Libraries

Published: 10 April 2018

Wondering what to do for the holidays? Check out these tips for fun, free activities from Auckland Libraries to keep the whole family entertained!

  • Beat wet weather wherever you go these holidays and choose from over 200,000 eBooks and eAudiobooks for adults, teens and children. Download on your reading or listening device of choice from anywhere with internet connection.

  • Get in early to reserve new releases before the holidays to make sure you don’t miss out on your favourites.

  • Catch up on the latest news and entertainment from over 700 eMagazine titles or browse over 2200 eNewspapers from 100 countries, in your choice of 56 languages.

  • Keep the family entertained on long car trips with eAudiobooks that are great to listen to when you’re on the go.

  • Stuck for reading inspiration? Check out Auckland Libraries’ new and recommended book lists or use our ‘My Librarian’ service to get a personalised book list delivered straight to your inbox.

  • If you are going overseas during the holidays, download your favourite eBooks before you go to avoid extra roaming charges.

  • Planning to stay in our beautiful city for the holidays? Take the whānau to your local library branch for free activities and events celebrating the theme Up Up and Away. From creating DIY hovercraft and mini rockets to building a catapult, the sky’s the limit on school holiday fun at Auckland Libraries.

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