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Opening our libraries for you at home

Published: 14 August 2020

Update 31/08/2020

Auckland Council has reopened its facilities in line with Alert Level 2. Click here for more information on accessing council services.

Auckland Libraries has a world of wonder waiting for you at the click of a mouse. 

Take your pick: stream films, listen to your favourite author speak about their work in our podcasts, read an eBook, flick through a magazine, learn a new skill, e-travel around the world, keep up with the news or go back in time with our gallery of heritage photos. 

For the kids: find science projects they can do at home, access resources to help support their school work based on the New Zealand curriculum, inspire your teens and much more. 

We’ve clustered our online services into two stories. Click here: 

Read more: At Home Libraries


Accessing your library online

Enjoy streaming films, online courses and browse the latest eCollections and podcasts all from the comfort of home.

Play #WeGotThisNZ round two 

Get your bubble through this lockdown by checking out the #WeGotThisNZ challenge on the GooseChase app.

Visitors – A Darkfield Radio Experience

An immersive audio experience that takes place in your own home.

Workouts you can do at home

Take some time for yourself and check out one of the at home workouts the Auckland Council Pools and Leisure team has created.

Learn from home with Auckland Libraries

Keep kids motivated with online resources that help them succeed with their schoolwork while schools are closed.

Fun nature activities for the kids

Getting out in nature is a great way to have fun! Here are some activities for you to keep the kids entertained in your backyard or on your walk through your local park.