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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

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Upcoming festivals and events — immerse your students in books and reading!

21 May

A variety of reading and writing related festivals and events over the next few months offer the chance to immerse your students in literature.
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Celebrate two He Tohu milestones — the exhibition's first birthday and Suffrage 125

15 May

This May, the He Tohu exhibition celebrates its first birthday and, in September, the Women's Suffrage Petition celebrates its 125th birthday. Join the party and use our online resources to learn about the documents and celebrate these milestones in your classroom!
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Sing the praises of New Zealand music in your school this May!

11 May

New Zealand Music Month is a great opportunity to promote New Zealand music in your school. Use these ideas for teaching and learning about music in your classroom, and create your own New Zealand Music Month story on DigitalNZ.