Waiamakariri Libraries created an amazing Māori Language Collection called Ako Collection to help you explore and learn more about Te Reo Māori.
A range of apps that make using the library easier.
Grab your library card, remember your PIN number and jump right in!
Waimakariri Heritage website - a place to conserve and curate community memories and taonga.
To assist teachers, Waimakariri Libraries have a feast of resources available to help teachers feed students who are hungry for knowledge.
"One must always be careful of books and what is inside them, for words have the power to change us" - Cassandra Clare
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Perfectly accessible when you're stuck at home!
Find a lot of your favourite authors, or discover new ones, via our eBook apps. As an added bonus, the latest in a popular series often comes into our collection in e-format before the paper copy arrives!
Once you have downloaded any of these apps to your device, you will need to select your library (Waimakariri) and then login with your library card and PIN number.
BorrowBox - Our fastest growing and most popular app for eBooks and eAudiobooks. This app is super easy to use.
Click here for a range of ebooks and eaudiobooks available on the BorrowBox app.
Libby - Our newest eBook and eAudiobook app. Again, this has a very large collection of materials, but has quite a different look to BorrowBox and Wheelers.
Novelist Plus - gives reviews, readalikes, and suggestions by genre and appeal factors to help you find great new reads. You will need your library card number and sometimes a PIN number as well, to use this resource from home. No library card? Contact your library or signup online. Forgotten your PIN number? Ask at your library or reset online - go to the catalogue, select Login, then forgot PIN.
We have a growing collection of graphics novels and manga at our libraries see a selection of the latest in our catalogue. Our collection includes some adaptations of books from popular authors. We will always be happy to receive recommendations to buy for this collection.
Sign in using your library card and PIN, to use this resource from home. No library card? Contact your library or signup online.
Forgotten your PIN number? Ask at your library or reset online - go to the catalogue, select Login, then forgot PIN.
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