Libraries

See the latest news and find out what's happening at an Auckland Council Library near you.

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Council news 4 Oct 2023

Auckland Council Libraries adapt research services to changing needs

Research and heritage collection services enter a new era

Libraries 27 Sep 2023

Auckland Council Libraries now a one-stop shop

The incorporation of Auckland Council’s last six service centres into community hubs is rolling out, bringing a successful integration programme to an end and boosting service options for Aucklanders.

Central City Library 15 Sep 2023

Learn the whakapapa of a historic Māori phrasebook this Mahuru Māori

As we celebrate Mahuru Māori, a remarkable piece of history resurfaces as part of Auckland Council Libraries’ Ngako: The Collections Talk, providing a glimpse into the rich linguistic heritage of te reo Māori.

Kids / Family 11 Sep 2023

Exciting school holiday events ahead with Auckland Council

Spring into the school holidays with an array of exhilarating and family-friendly events that will excite even the hardest-to-please member of your whānau.

Libraries 16 Aug 2023

Reopening of St Heliers Library in its iconic building

St Heliers Library has reopened in its permanent location following upgrades.

14-24 year olds 18 Jul 2023

Plan to shape Pukekohe endorsed

The Unlock Pukekohe masterplan to guide development in the town has been endorsed by Franklin Local Board.

Central City Library 17 Jul 2023

Witi Ihimaera named as inaugural patron for Auckland Council Libraries’ We Read Auckland Festival

Witi Ihimaera is named as the first ever patron of Auckland Council Libraries’ Ka Pānui Tātau i Tāmaki Makaurau / We Read Auckland festival.

Heritage 6 Jul 2023

Exploring hidden heritage at Auckland Council Libraries

From Shakespeare's First Folio to rare maps and manuscripts, Auckland Council Libraries Heritage Collections are a treasure trove of information about our past.

Events205 Results

17 Apr 2024

Paper cup racing crabs

Make a paper cup crab and watch it race.

17 Apr 2024

Secrets of the Sea with Auckland Zoo

Calling all beach-goers, picnickers, snorkelers and shell-collectors!

17 Apr 2024

We Love Pokémon

Come along to take part in various Pokémon-themed activities.

17 Apr 2024 - 24 Apr 2024

April School Holiday Events at Mt Roskill Library

Join us for one of these events over the April school holidays.

17 Apr 2024 - 24 Apr 2024

Titirangi Library School Holidays

Dive into adventure at our underwater activities.

17 Apr 2024 - 24 Apr 2024

Underwater Worlds - School Holidays at Blockhouse Bay Library

Use your creative skills to create amazing crafts this school holiday.

15 Apr 2024 - 19 Apr 2024

Driver Education: Learner License classes

Accelerate your driving journey this school holidays

15 Apr 2024 - 26 Apr 2024

Ngaa Hararei Kura - School Holidays at Te Paataka Koorero o Takaanini

Make sure you get your parents to bring you to Te Paataka Koorero o Takaanini for some splashtast...