This page outlines the steps a school loan coordinator needs to take to request a whole-school or secondary school author/title loan from the National Library.

Home educators (families who homeschool their children) can borrow books and resources from our collections to help develop their students' inquiry skills and encourage them to read.

The school loans toolkit includes information to help your school order books and other resources from National Library.

In August 2016, New Zealand IBBY is hosting the 35th IBBY International Congress to celebrate the multiplicity of language, literacy and literature in the world today.

Read our latest updates about our new services. 

We have selected these online resources to support you when you need information relating to the Olympic Games. SCIS 1550960

We have selected these resources to support you when you need information relating to Matariki, the Māori celebration of New Year, the Seven Sisters, Pleiades, constellations, and Māori gardening.  SCIS 1525159



23 June 2016

From fences and murals, to bookshelf portraits and spine poetry, books provide a wonderful and endless source of inspiration.

28 June 2016

This month a longtime dream of mine came true: I became a guardian of a Little Free Library!