The new Papers Past website is now live! Dig in and discover New Zealand history as it happened through old newspapers, letters, diaries, magazines, and parliamentary papers.

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.

Spring is the season for growing things, new life and new beginnings. In New Zealand this season officially spans from September to November.  SCIS 1674378



25 August 2016

Last week Auckland hosted the 35th IBBY International Congress. The theme of the 4 day event, Literature in a Multi-literate World, gave the 500 or so delegates from over 60 countries the chance to discuss and reflect on what it means to be literate.

25 August 2016

This month the Government announced that digital technology will be formally integrated into the New Zealand curriculum and Te Marautanga o Aotearoa in 2018.