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

Boys reading 334 2018
Boys and reading — mind the bias

13 Nov

National Library Services to Schools held a workshop to explore the reading interests and reading lives of boys in years 6–9 from 5 Auckland schools. Here's what we found.
Armistice day 334 2018
Armistice — how we celebrated the end of World War 1

07 Nov

100 years ago in 1918 — on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month — the First World War ended. Read how New Zealanders celebrated and commemorated this historic event.
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The mindful reader

07 Nov

How well do you know yourself as a reader?