Covid Response Update

All of New Zealand is at “Orange” traffic light setting.

At Orange, there will be community transmission of COVID-19, with increasing risks to vulnerable communities, and pressure on the health system. Read more information about life at Orange >.

Our Libraries and Information Centres are open. For more information click here.

Free online services

We have many FREE online services that you can access with your FREE library membership. Ask a library staff member for your online PASSWORD.

Find what service you're interested in - click on the link - add your card number and password and enjoy!

Here are some of the services we provide via our library database:

    • e-books and magazines
    • TumbleBooks and BusyThings - an online database with talking, animated picture books, puzzles and games
    • Music - listen to music online
    • Newspapers - Around 2,000 local, national and international papers
    • EPIC databases - access thousands of NZ and international magazines, newspapers, biographies, substantial reference works and images
    • is available FREE in our libraries