The Library will be closed on Good Friday and Easter Monday, 30 March and 2 April.
We are open as usual on Saturday. Have a good weekend!
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Millions of pages of historic NZ newspapers
Search electronic resources from around the world
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- Monday 20 MayRaising readers: School and home connections
- Wednesday 19 JuneIntrigue and inspire: Using rich resources to explore our past (New Plymouth)
- Thursday 20 JuneHarnessing the power of school libraries for learning and well-being — Gisborne
- Thursday 20 JuneIntrigue and inspire: Using rich resources to explore our past (Timaru)
Download high-res collection images and use them however you want.
A recently digitised gem from New Zealand’s musical past.
The Lilburn Trust, in association with the Alexander Turnbull Library, is delighted to invite applications for the Lilburn Research Fellowship.
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.