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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School libraries supporting Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko learning

18 Feb

Learn how your school library can become a learning hub for the new Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko curriculum content being introduced in 2020. Use picture books (such as The Wonky Donkey) and other library activities to help develop your students' computational thinking skills.
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The Book and Beyond: A guide for exploring children’s and YA literature

07 Feb

The Book and Beyond guide is a tool developed to help teachers of all subjects and librarians facilitate discussions about books.
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Report: School libraries and school library services in New Zealand Aotearoa

30 Jan

Findings from our nationwide survey of school libraries are now available. Read about the survey, and download the report.