Beat the stress and boredom of lockdown by stimulating your mind and learning with Auckland Council Libraries' online collections of ebooks, films, magazines and audiobooks.
Available online, for free, to all Aucklanders, our online services offer hundreds of documentaries, educational ebooks, audiobooks and magazines.
All you need to get started is your free Auckland Council Libraries card - if you aren't a member already, sign up for free online today and get started. It's really easy and takes a couple of minutes.
Stimulate your brain and discover a new doco or film with Beamafilm and OverDrive Video.
The Beamafilm service has a unique collection of documentaries, movies and more available to stream 24/7, while OverDrive Video service offers a trip down memory lane with a great selection of classic films.
Ebooks and audiobooks
Download the Libby by OverDrive app, and you’ll be sorted for all of your eBook and eAudiobook needs with thousands of books both old and new.
Browse a huge range of quality New Zealand and international fiction and nonfiction on your favourite device free with your library membership.
Get your hands on some educational and inspirational magazines and more
Travel the world without stepping out of your house with New Zealand Geographic TV. Watch award-winning nature documentaries that will take you around Aotearoa New Zealand, the Pacific, Asia and beyond.
Continue the journey with a complete searchable archive of the National Geographic Virtual Library, from the first issue back in 1888 to the present day.
For Chinese readers, DragonSource has an incredible selection of over 2000 titles to pick from in both traditional and simplified characters.