My Book Bag

Great news!  We are offering Click and Collect "My Book Bags"!

A customised bag based on your preferences and needs. Our team of librarians will personally select each item for you and endeavour to accommodate your specific requests as much as possible. Want some recipe books with great baking ideas, a sports biography, a novel set in the Australian Outback, a couple of picture books in Te Reo Māori, and a home and garden magazine?

We have a range of children's, teen, and adult books, magazines, DVDs, music CDs, and audiobooks available.




Frequently Asked Questions

How do I return my books?

You can return your books in the after hours returns slots located on the outside of the library building.

How many books can I get?

Up to 30 items per person can be selected and a librarian will check them out to your library account for you before putting in the bags.

Items include books, magazines, DVDs, audiobooks and music CDs.

Please order a separate book bag for each member of your family.

How does Click and Collect work?

You request your items via online form or on the phone. Bags can be made up for adults, teens, children and pre-schoolers.

You can request for specific books (depends on availability) or ask the librarian to select from a requested genre.  E.g. romance, mystery, crime, picture books and more.

We will arrange with you a time to collect your bag from one of the libraries.

Your bag will be clearly labelled with your name. You simply pick it up and take it away. The books will already be checked out to your account. A staff member will be available, if you do need assistance.

What if I can't leave my house?

We offer a limited delivery service for our members who are housebound through illness and injury. For further information contact Jeanette at Rangiora Library, 03 311 8901. If you want to find out more please have a look at our Books to Homes page.

Can I come into the library?

We will have the book bags stationed at the entrance of the library for easy pick up.

Kaiapoi Library: Pick up station located at the carpark entrance.

Rangiora & Oxford Library: Pick up station located at the entrance.

We will have specific pick up times, we will let you know when your pick up day/time is. For more info, please email: OR call:  03 311 8901