Browse and search half a million digital images
Millions of pages of historic NZ newspapers
Search electronic resources from around the world
Search everything published in New Zealand
Donate items to the Library collections
You can borrow items to use in public exhibitions.
Download high-res collection images and use them however you want.
Over the Easter and ANZAC break the Library will be open on Saturday from 9am to 1pm. We are closed on the public holidays.
Please order collection items by 4pm Thursday if you would like them available on Saturday.
Have a happy and safe break.
A recently digitised gem from New Zealand’s musical past.
Enter the Smart Alex competition and win great cash prizes.
Learn how to take care of your precious photographs, books, and digital documents with advice from the National Preservation Office.
Get National Library materials sent to your local library by making an interloan request. And more.