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

News175 Results

Libraries 17 Dec 2020

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.

Libraries 2 Dec 2020

Libraries help get summer sorted with ‘Top 100’ books

Auckland’s 55 libraries have curated their Top 100 list of titles – in ten categories - ready for summer 2021.

Libraries 24 Nov 2020

Papakura Library lifts to get revamp

Papakura's Sir Edmund Hillary Library is having its lifts to the carpark revamped, which will mean visitors will need to use the stairs or the other ground floor lift.

Libraries 23 Nov 2020

10 millionth eBook makes history

Aucklander Sarid Olvera Anzures downloaded an eBook on her phone in August, unaware she had just borrowed the 10 millionth OverDrive eBook from Auckland Council Libraries.

Libraries 17 Nov 2020

Gone fishing with a reel 3D-printed at Te Manawa library

For just the cost of materials, Aucklanders can make use of 3D printers at eight Auckland Council Libraries across the region.

Arts 16 Oct 2020

'Food for Thought' exhibition tempts Auckland's tastebuds

Take your tastebuds along to Food for Thought at the Central City Library and prepare to leave feeling hungry.

Libraries 13 Oct 2020

Wrap-around services in uncertain times

Auckland Council Libraries are responding to emerging community needs as the city moves to recover from the impacts of COVID-19.

Libraries 1 Oct 2020

Libraries help demystify election process

Auckland Council Libraries has recently launched the ‘Your Vote Counts’ programme, designed to support Aucklanders in the lead-up to the 2020 General Election.

Events124 Results

29 May 2023

New Zealand Education System Talk

Come to watch the online presentation in the library or join online via Zoom.

17 May 2023 - 31 May 2023

'Patterns as Code'

The artworks of artists transforming their lived experiences into images and words, wrestling the world to their own unique visions.

08 May 2023 - 22 Dec 2023

Storytime | Wā takinga paki at Pakuranga Library

Storytime is ideal for tamariki three to five years of age.

06 May 2023 - 18 Jun 2023

Africa Month 2023

Celebrate the cultural heritage of Africans and Black people in Aotearoa.

24 Apr 2023 - 26 Jun 2023

Work Ready Programme: Road to Employment

The awesome team at Literacy Aotearoa have partnered with us, and we are glad to introduce a 10-session Work Ready workshop.

30 Mar 2023 - 15 Jul 2023

Tara McLeod: About type exhibition

The works on display show Tara’s collaborations with Aotearoa-based poets and artists and include his ideas about typography, letterforms, art, life, and book design.

08 Feb 2023 - 15 Dec 2023

Tamariki Time at Devonport Library

Come and join us for our Tamariki sessions at Devonport Library!

16 Jan 2023 - 18 Dec 2023

Shore Knitters

Learn to knit in this friendly group.