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Auckland Council to remove library overdue fines from 1 September 2021

The council is joining the global trend of removing library overdue fines with almost 600 libraries worldwide now fine free.


Bilingual book keeps students connected

A bilingual Samoan-English book by students at Ōtara’s Tangaroa College and funded by Auckland Council Libraries shares how they keep connected to their culture while living in Aotearoa New Zealand.


We Read Auckland festival launches

A new winter programme of live and online events celebrating and promoting reading runs from Monday 31 May – Sunday 13 June.


Te Paataka Koorero o Takaanini – a new place to call home

A new community hub in the heart of Takanini is now open and provides a home away from home for the growing and diverse community.


Lockdown collaboration project to be permanent part of oral history collection for Auckland Council Libraries

A collaboration project between Auckland Libraries and Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage launches a five-part podcast series today to commemorate one year since the level four lockdown.


Beloved library getting an upgrade

East Coast Bays Library is one of the busiest across Tāmaki Makaurau, and all the foot traffic has meant the library is now in need of maintenance so it can keep serving the community well.


Don't let grey skies spoil your summer

Across our region, there's plenty going on to keep you busy whatever the weather.


Library hours align with public demand this Christmas

During this Christmas and New Year break, 54 of our 55 Auckland libraries will close for four extra days responding to data showing that Aucklanders visit libraries less frequently during this period.

Events16 Results

04 Aug 2021 - 29 Dec 2021

Reading Revolution: Shared Reading at Tāmaki Pātaka Kōrero

A reading group held every Wednesday afternoon at 2pm.

07 Aug 2021

Titirangi Library Family Eco Day

A free eco-themed family day of talks, displays, crafts and workshop.

07 Aug 2021 - 02 Oct 2021

LGBT+ Craft Club

A crafting group for LGBT+ people to gather and get creative together. 

08 Aug 2021 - 19 Sep 2021

New Play Sundays

A series of readings of new New Zealand plays and screenplays.

13 Aug 2021

A Meeting of Criminal Minds: Author Panel

Listen to a panel discussion from local crime novel authors.

13 Aug 2021

Opening Event: Auckland Family History Expo

Opening reception for a weekend-long event covering a wide range of topics on researching genealogy and family history.

14 Aug 2021

Auckland Zinefest Workshop

A creative morning with Auckland Zinefest and learn how to create your own zines.

14 Aug 2021 - 15 Aug 2021

Auckland Family History Expo 2021

Take advantage of free seminars, computer-based tutorials, ask-an-expert sessions and research assistance.