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
Check out the latest new non fiction in the junior collection. Jam packed full of tasty sensations, life hacks and travel destinations.
This summer Wellington is hiding seven gardens for you to discover! From Thursday 1 February 2018, seven hidden gardens will be waiting for you in secret locations around Wellington. Get ready to start a special adventure with friends and family - will you find them all?!
Check out the eLibrary where the collection is free and available to download 24/7. Choose from eBooks, eAudio, comics and magazines:
Overdrive: eBooks and eAudio
BorrowBox: eBooks and eAudio
RBdigital: eMagazines to download and keep
TumbleBooks: online books and comics with read-alongs, games and activities
ComicsPlus: streaming online comics
Chinese New Year Storytimes
It's The Year of the Dog - Woof! Follow your nose to the Central Library for a Chinese storytime - all are welcome! Saturday 17th Feb 9.30am and 3pm
Celebrate Pride Week at the Central Library with a rainbow storytime with LaQuisha St Refern and friends. Saturday 3rd March at 2pm.
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.