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Public Libraries of New Zealand

Public Libraries of New Zealand works with libraries across the country to make sure all New Zealanders have access to lifelong learning opportunities and information.

Are you a fact finder or self-educator, research whizz or champion reader? Your local library can fuel your curiosity and broaden your experience of the world. Use our map to find your local library and check out the many free services, courses, and events. 

Become a member of your local library today. 

 

Public Libraries of NZ


How Can Libraries Help You?

Public libraries  make a difference to communities and individuals—economically, socially, educationally and environmentally. Watch the video below or read Our stories to see how libraries change lives...

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Libraries Today



  • Libraries help develop imagination and creativity

  • We help encourage and promote understanding between different cultural groups

  • Public libraries offer resources to learn new skills such as digital literacy

  • A great place to meet new friends and hang out

  • Libraries help develop imagination and creativity

  • We help encourage and promote understanding between different cultural groups

  • Public libraries offer resources to learn new skills such as digital literacy

  • A great place to meet new friends and hang out

For an interactive map featuring all New Zealand public libraries.