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Free 26 Jan 2018

Jump aboard a mobile library this summer

Auckland Libraries’ bright and colourful mobile libraries are hitting the road this summer.

Libraries 11 Dec 2017

Auckland bookworms wiggle their way to world’s top 8 eBook club

A children’s tale leads Auckland Libraries to 4 million checkouts from their main eBooks platform, OverDrive.

Libraries 29 Nov 2017

UNESCO recognition for two heritage collections at Auckland Libraries

Auckland Libraries’ John A. Lee Collection and J. T. Diamond Collection were inscribed onto the UNESCO Memory of the World New Zealand documentary heritage register.

Libraries 17 Nov 2017

Good news for list lovers

Keep track of books you're interested in reading with My List on your Auckland Libraries account.

Libraries 27 Sep 2017

Auckland Libraries boldly goes where no book has gone before

Auckland Libraries trials interactive computer program that recommends books based on an individual’s emotions, the time of day, and the weather.

Arts 13 Sep 2017

Whakapau tangata – People of the North Hokianga

Hokianga is a captivating story of memories, reflections and living histories, delicately woven together from the heritage collections held in Auckland Libraries.

Cultural 12 Sep 2017

Ngā Kohinga taonga tuku iho Māori

Māori collections are held at the majority of libraries across Tāmaki Makaurau. They include both current and heritage materials.

Educational 29 Aug 2017

What does your street's name mean?

Auckland Libraries’ database of Auckland City Street Names gathers verified information (where available) on the origins of names, dates of formation and name changes for streets in the former Auckland City Council area.

Libraries 29 Aug 2017

New Libraries website launches

The new Auckland Libraries website is now live, delivering an easy to use, mobile-first web experience that reflects the diversity of Auckland.

Educational 29 Aug 2017

Book a librarian at Auckland Libraries

Did you know you can book a one-on-one session with a librarian to give you special training on the subject of your choice?

Cultural 28 Aug 2017

Read heritage blogs at Auckland Libraries

Auckland Libraries' heritage experts blog regularly about heritage and family history.

Educational 23 Aug 2017

Have you seen our zines?

Auckland Libraries has more than 1000 local and international zines that you can browse or borrow.

Community 15 Aug 2017

Discover your family history at Auckland Libraries

We speak to Marie Hickey from Auckland Libraries for her tips and tricks to start your search for your ancestors.

Libraries 31 Jul 2017

Auckland Libraries celebrate the zine scene

July is International Zine Month – what better time to check out Auckland Libraries' collection of more than 1000 titles.

Arts 14 Jul 2017

Explore your Auckland

Did you know that Auckland is full of great things to do? There are adventures for kids of all ages – from parks and playgrounds, to pools, leisure centres and libraries, all run or looked after by Auckland Council.

Community 12 Jul 2017

Enjoy your Ōtara

Did you know that Ōtara and its surrounding area is full of great things to do? From parks and playgrounds, to pools, leisure centres and libraries, all run or looked after by Auckland Council.