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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

Blog

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Learn about He Tohu: A declaration, a treaty, a petition

17 Jul

Use the new He Tohu learning activities and other resources to help students learn key concepts about He Whakaputanga, Te Tiriti o Waitangi, and the Women's Suffrage Petition.
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2019 Smart Alex writing competition closes 21 July

02 Jul

It’s not too late for students to enter the 2019 Smart Alex writing competition. Entries close 5pm 21 July 2019 so students can submit their entries over the holidays.
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20 June is World Refugee Day

17 Jun

This blog post about World Refugee Day has a wide range of resources and questions to inspire classroom discussion about refugees in New Zealand and worldwide.