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And the winners are…

And the winners are…

We’re proud to announce that the winners in our Public libraries change lives competition have been decided. The web and social media competition ran during July and August and we hoped it would encourage stories that demonstrated the amazing power public libraries have to change and enrich people’s lives. The winners in the youth category were: First prize Samantha Romjin Second prize: Hariklia Nicola  Third prize: Hanah Adam Shah  Runners up: ...
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Recent survey shows just how important internet access at libraries is for New Zealand communities

Recent survey shows just how important internet access at libraries is for New Zealand communities

In March 2016 eleven libraries across New Zealand piloted the Impact Survey administered by the University of Washington and initially funded by the Gates Foundation. New Zealand is the first country outside North America to use the survey, which gathers data about the impact having access to digital technologies through libraries has on people’s lives.
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  • eBook issues more than double in NZ libraries

    The rise and rise of digital media in New Zealand continues according to Public Libraries of New Zealand’s latest statistics.   Over 800,000 ebooks were borrowed from library database...

  • Vacancy: Executive Director

    This is an exciting time within public libraries and we are seeking an Executive Director to lead the implementation of our new strategic direction, develop robust relationships with stakeholders, bui...
  • Library Lovers' Day - 14 February 2017

    February 14 is not only Valentine’s Day, it's also Library Lover’s Day. It is a day to honour and celebrate libraries, librarians, bookworms, and library lovers in your life.
  • Neighbours Day Aotearoa 25/26 March 2017

    Join in New Zealand's biggest celebration of neighbourliness. Celebrate with your neighbours on 25 and 26 March 2017.
  • And the winners are…

    We’re proud to announce that the winners in our Public libraries change lives competition have been decided. The web and social media competition ran during July and August and we hoped it would...
  • GIF IT UP 2015 Challenge

    The National Library of New Zealand’s GIF IT UP challenge is back. DigitalNZ and the Digital Public Library of America are calling for the best animated GIFs reusing historical material from librarie...
  • Enter our competition to share your story

    Public libraries are amazing places. They’re places to learn, connect, share and create. We want to gather and share the stories to show how libraries change lives. Enter your story to win!
  • And the winners are…

    We’re proud to announce that the winners in our Public libraries change lives competition have been decided. The web and social media competition ran during July and August and we hoped it would...
  • Gamefroot and Libraries. Together, we're awesome.

    Public libraries around New Zealand have been running game strategy and programming workshops thanks to Gamefroot and Unlocking Curious Mind Programme. We thought they were great, Felix gives us his t...

 

 

 

 

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