Next Reads for Rangatahi/Youth

"One must always be careful of books and what is inside them, for words have the power to change us" - Cassandra Clare

New  young adult books!

Browse new titles by  clicking the links below.

Paranormal Catalogue GenreHistorical Catalogue GenreVerse Novels Catalogue Genre
Short Stories Catalogue GenreHumour Catalogue GenreRomance Catalogue Genre
Fantasy Catalogue GenreLGBTQ+ Catalogue GenreFamily & Friends Catalogue Genre
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eBooks and eAudio

Perfectly accessible when you're stuck at home!

Killer T book

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.

Borrow Box App

- 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 App

- Our newest eBook and eAudiobook app. Again, this has a very large collection of materials, but has quite a different look to BorrowBox.

Graphic novels, comics and manga

Comic in Libby app

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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