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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.

Libraries 28 Apr 2017

Update on changes to Auckland Libraries

Greg Morgan, Auckland Council’s Acting General Manager of Libraries and Information, is busting some of the myths surrounding the Fit for the Future programme.

Community 12 Apr 2017

New council websites launching from May

New websites for aucklandcouncil.govt.nz and aucklandlibraries.govt.nz will be launched this year to replace the current unsupported and outdated sites.

Community 14 Feb 2017

Youthful city plan progresses

Auckland Council today released its I Am Auckland Status Report, marking three years of progress in the city-wide strategic action plan for children and young people.

Libraries 31 Jan 2017

Devonport Library's cat passes away

Benjamin, Devonport Library’s beloved cat, passed away on Friday, age 17.

Libraries 5 Jan 2017

Auckland Libraries unveil new e-magazine titles

Favourites like NZ Womens Weekly, Home and Next are now available to download and read.

Libraries 13 Dec 2016

New chapter in Auckland Libraries' evolution

Auckland Libraries are moving with the times.

Community 8 Nov 2016

Libraries love your feedback

Library users share their feedback in numbers.

Libraries 2 Nov 2016

UPDATE: Libraries preparing for the future

Auckland Council is currently considering changes within its libraries in an effort to keep up with the changing demand for library services worldwide.

Arts 13 Oct 2016

Sir George Grey Special Collections

The Sir George Grey Special Collections contain over 500,000 images of New Zealand from the 1840s to the present day.

Libraries 5 Oct 2016

Top 10 Most Borrowed Library Books 2015

We count down the most popular reads of the year.

Housing 9 Sep 2016

Auckland adds 43,000 new residents in the June year

In the past year, Auckland’s population grew by more than 43,000 people and more than 1.57 million people now call Tāmaki Makaurau home.

Libraries 29 Apr 2016

Library book returned 67 years overdue

A library book has been returned to Auckland Council’s Epsom Community Library almost 70 years after it was due.

Community 29 Apr 2016

Monkey business welcome at Auckland Libraries

2016 is Year of the Monkey and this week Auckland Libraries have kicked off a great range of events to celebrate the fact.