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Explore the library online

Information about library online digital media and services.
Updated: 27/08/2021 5:37 p.m.

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The online library is always open

The library has an extensive range of free digital media available anywhere with an internet connection, 24/7. All you need is a Whangarei District Libraries card number and pin.

eBooks and eAudiobooks Fiction and non-fiction for all ages. 
You can search for eBooks and eAudiobooks that are available to borrow immediately or place holds on them.
TumbleBooks and AudioBookCloud offer simultaneous availability for their items so you can obtain them immediately.

Online newspapers magazines Current national and international editions.

Beamafilm Free movie streaming service

Lynda Learning Video courses on a huge range of software, technology, business and creative skills.

Online Services Encyclopedias, journals and other reference materials for homework, study and research.

Haynes Manuals Online repair manuals for a vast range of car and motorcycle makes and models.

Family history research links

Heritage Collection Whangarei and Northland history.

Online Book Clubs

Online jigsaw puzzles For all ages

Using the library catalogue

How to Tutorials    Learn how to use online resources and popular computer programmes, apps and more.

For Children

Online Preschool Funtimes 

Online Storytimes


It's free to join the library

Join the library to get instant access our online library. Membership is open to Whangarei District residents and also to those who live outside the district.

Link to Whangarei District Libraries online registration form. Opens in a new window.

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