Our vision

Our vision

Young people have access to effective and connected libraries and library learning environments that support their development as readers and digitally literate learners.

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School libraries

Creating high-functioning library services and environments that positively impact student outcomes.

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Reading engagement

Promoting the immediate magic of reading for pleasure and the life-long benefits that it brings.

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Digital literacy

Finding, using and creating digital content in meaningful ways.

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Request a loan

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Schools and home educators can borrow from our extensive fiction, non-fiction and audiovisual resources to support students with inquiry, and to encourage and develop their love of reading.

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Blog

Blog

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Poetry and the people

26 Sep

Auckland-based poet and educator Dr Selina Tusitala Marsh is the New Zealand Poet Laureate 2017-2019. Read how you can use poetry to inspire students across the curriculum.
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Have a go at GIF IT UP

26 Sep

Get your students to have a go in GIF IT UP, the international GIF-making competition that's on from 1 to 31 October 2017.
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Why talking with young children matters

15 Sep

The Talking Matters summit is a promising start towards a vision of children flourishing as thinkers, talkers and readers.