Thursday 30 June

Student and school librarian issuing a book, next to the words 'Welcome to the school library!'

Register: Learning and support for new school library staff 2022

Tuesday 1 February 2022 to Thursday 15 December 2022


New to your school library? If you're just getting started providing library services for your school, register to join our online learning community. You'll attend regular Zoom meetings and webinars, build your skills, receive support from National Library experts and connect with other library people.

Part of: Learning and support for new school library staff — 2022

Book display in a school library with colourful children's books.

Growing and shaping your school library collection

Monday 23 May 2022 to Friday 1 July 2022


A great school library collection reflects, includes and responds to your students and community. This requires good management and planning. Discover how to build a library collection that meets the needs of your students and teachers.

Close up image of calculator keys.

Books, budgets and whānau connections

Thursday 30 June 2022, 9:30am to 10:30am

Online — Zoom

At this meeting, we'll look at assessing your library collection, share ways you can connect your library with parents and whānau, and we'll answer your burning questions about budgets. Make sure you've already joined our community so we can send you a Zoom invite!

Part of: Learning and support for new school library staff — 2022

Young students using computers.

Digital resources for inquiry learning and research

Thursday 30 June 2022, 9:30am to 3:30pm

Te Ara Ātea Library, Rolleston

This one-day workshop will give you a hands-on opportunity to discover and use digital resources freely available to schools. You'll locate and curate quality, reliable digital content to support all learning areas of the curriculum.

Book cover with the text 'You probably think this song is about you - Kate Camp' over a background image of small plastic animals with swing tag labels stored in polystyrene packaging.

Book launch: ‘You Probably Think This Song is About You’

Thursday 30 June 2022, 6:30pm to 8pm

Taiwhanga Kauhau — Auditorium, National Library Wellington

Celebrate the publication of Kate Camp’s memoir ‘You Probably Think This Song is About You’ on Thursday 30 June, ahead of its release on 14 July. Join Kate Camp in the Auditorium for a 45-minute conversation with writer and Bad Diaries Salon impresario Tracy Farr, followed by a glass of wine and book signing.