Libraries

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

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Libraries 17 May 2023

Six cosy book nooks at Auckland’s libraries

As well as providing us with free access to gazillions of books, Auckland Council’s 56 libraries provide safe, comforting spaces where you can read, ponder, connect with others – and even whizz down a slide.

City Centre Waterfront 8 May 2023

New sounds emerge from Central City Library basement for Music Month

This is the second year of an Auckland Council programme called Ka Mua Ka Muri Te Iho Auaha. Named after a Māori proverb meaning walking backwards into the future, the premise is that knowing where you came from can help you know where you’re going.

Community 21 Mar 2023

Point Chevalier Little Library pops up

While Point Chevalier Library is out of action, the little library is the neighbourhood's new temporary location that offers a small collection of loan books.

Community 24 Feb 2023

More funds found for critical projects

Extra funding has been allocated to advance projects at two popular Howick Local Board local sites.

Libraries 19 Dec 2022

International recognition of historically significant papers for Auckland collection

Auckland Council Libraries are delighted to have the Clendon Papers added to the UNESCO Memory of the World Register.

Libraries 13 Dec 2022

Get your summer reading sorted with Auckland Council Libraries

A favourite way to while away the warm summer afternoons is lazing about at the beach or a local park with a book in hand.

Plans / Projects 5 Oct 2022

Have your say on Leys Institute restoration and modernisation designs

It is time to have your say on the future design for the restoration of the much-loved Leys Institute at 20 St Marys Road, with consultation on two design options open until 1 December.

Events183 Results

24 Apr 2024

A Whole World of Whales with Project Jonah @ Pakuranga Library

Come along to this FREE presentation by Project Jonah and find out about the amazing marine mamma...

24 Apr 2024

Minion Madness

Leys is celebrating with a Minion themed morning of robotics, a scavenger hunt and more.

24 Apr 2024

Movie time with popcorn

A shy adolescent learns that she comes from a fabled royal family of legendary sea krakens.

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 - 24 Apr 2024

Escape Room - Submarine Survival

Come along in a mission to save your crew and submarine after an attack from a giant squid.

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...