Welcome to the Kids section of Wellington City Libraries' website. You'll find heaps of fun and interesting stuff here. Content changes all the time so bookmark us and visit often!

Kids' Club Reviews

Kids' Choice logoWhat are Kids' Club Reviews? find out here, get your book reviews published on the kids' blog and win prizes!

Daily Blog

Māwhai Tuhituhi online Te Reo writing competition for Te Wiki O Te Reo Māori Hei whakanui i Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori 2014, kei te mahi pakiwaitara tuhituhi ā-ipurangi Te Matapihi ki te Ao Nui, ā, ka taea e koe e tō kura rānei ētahi taonga te wini.


Kōhunga Kōrero: Storytimes in
te Reo Māori - at a library near you!

Listen to The Seven Stars of Matariki by Toni Rolleston-Cummins

Read books in Te Reo Māori and English

Find Māori-themed chapter books

Explore Te Ao Māori

Recent additions

Recent Addition

Tāhoe : he pakiwaitara mō Hinemoa rāua ko Tūtānekai, by Chris Szekely. Visit the Kids Blog for more new things.

Star Review

Minecraft beginner's handbook

Minecraft: beginner's handbook by Stephanie Milton, review by Seren OMG! I really loved this book! It showed me loads of cool as tips on how to survive my first night in survival mode. And thanks to that book, I actually did survive my first week/day/lifetime in minecraft! (More kids' reviews!)

What's on

Māwhai Tuhituhi To celebrate Te Wiki o Te Reo Maori 2014, Wellington City Libraries are weaving an online story, with the chance for you and your school to win some cool prizes. Click to find out more info

Star website

NZ History Check out the info on Te Wiki o te Reo - Maori Language week. Take the quiz and find out about the 100 Maori words everyone should know.


Did you know we have lots of great Booklists? You can find them over on our Booklists page, or browse one below!

  • Adventure booklist
  • Animals booklist
  • Fairytales booklist
  • Fantasy booklist
  • Historical booklist
  • Mysteries booklist
  • Reluctant Readers booklist
  • Spooky Stories booklist
  • World Stories booklist