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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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

Buying books for your library 334 2019
Buying books for your school library

22 May

No matter your budget, adding books to your collection can be a balancing act for school library staff. Read how you can make the most of your collection development funding.
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Music Month — exploring creativity and copyright

16 May

NZ Music Month is a great opportunity to promote NZ music in your school. It's also a chance to learn about creativity, copyright, licensing, and responsible reuse.
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What makes a good comic?

14 May

One thing we comic nerds like to do is to endlessly debate the meaning of the word ‘comic’. What is a comic? What are its defining features?