Next Reads for Tamariki/Children

The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go. - Dr Seuss

New Children's Books: May 2024

What do you like to read?

Click these for great reading ideas.

a fox in a meadowDystopian GenreA Fairy in a white dress, with white wings, holding a butterfly in her hands

a dog and 6 children running in twilight

Dog with sun glasses and a human noseGutsy Girls Genreblack and white photo, three children eating from their potsa book, lights and crystal ball
a little detective with magnifying glasses and hadBuzz BeeAstronauts HelmetBasket ball hoop
Fighter Jets in the cloudy skySomeone with a backpack on a crossroad in the woods a brown, light brown and dark brown horse

eBooks and eAudioBooks

We also have a selection of eBooks and AudioBooks which you can download from home onto your tablet, phone or e-reader. Convenient and fun, and you can adjust the print size to suit your needs.

Get started from our eBook/eAudio page.

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Story Box Library - Watch and listen to some of your favourite stories being read by Australian and New Zealand storytellers.

an owl and a little bird with classes

LOTE4Kids -  Storytime in your language

Over 3000+ online picture books for kids in 65+ languages, including Te Reo Māori and New Zealand Sign Language. Each picture book is read aloud, and is paired with an English language version.

Download the App from the App Store or Google Play today!

You will need your library card number to access this resource at home.

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