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
How many can you read? Find out with the Summer Reading Challenge: Summer is approaching, which means school holidays, beaches, Christmas, warm weather, ice creams, and lots of amazing books for you to get stuck into. Reading’s not just for school you know, it’s a fun year-round activity where you can let your imagination loose, have an adventure, solve a crime, and be anything (and anyone) you want to be! And the Summer Reading Challenge is the perfect way to explore the possibilities...
Kiwi Kids News - news that is out of this world! This is a fantastic news website especially for kiwi kids like you! It's a great way to keep up to date with current events and news stories, in a family-friendly environment - so all the good stuff you need to know, and none of the boring bits! Check it out!!
'Twas the Month Before Christmas: The TRUE Story of Santa by Patricia Chapman.
Ella Diaries: Christmas Chaos by Meredith Costain.
Visit the Kids Blog for more new things.
The 12 Storytimes of Christmas: Christmas is coming! Celebrate with us at our free evening storytimes for families.
Zoo Whiz: a great site for learning maths, spelling and reading, with a neat twist -- when you complete an activity, you earn "coins" to spend for your online zoo!
Language Nut: a fun way to learn different languages for kids and adults. There are songs, stories and games for each language so you'll be adding to your vocabulary without really realising it! (To get started, type in your library card number into the box on Language Nut labelled "barcode".)
Oddizzi: a fun, interactive way to learn about countries. Need to find out about a country or have a topic about the natural world to research? Just login by typing "Wellington" and "oddizzi"
TumbleBooks: TumbleBooks offers picture books, chapter books and non-fiction books, which you can read, or have read to you! There are educational videos and games, animation, sounds and music.
Encyclopaedia Britannica: Britannica Junior edition contains thousands of short articles on subjects for school and for fun. From countries, to animals and sports; it also includes pictures, videos, and links to other websites.