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 Papers Past Project Team has released a new and improved Papers Past website. It's still in 'beta' — so we need your feedback to make sure the final version is as good as it can be.

The school loans toolkit includes information to help your school order books and other resources from National Library in 2016.

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. 

Winter comes just after autumn. Days get shorter, temperatures drop and snow is recorded in many places. In New Zealand this season stretches from June to August. SCIS 1674384



19 May 2016

The link between home and school is even more vital than it ever was. In order to support our tamariki, the connection between whānau at home and the whānau at school needs to be nurtured and strengthened.

26 May 2016

COMET Auckland has been consulting with stakeholders and youth to help shape their organisational long-term plans.