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!

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Be in the know: here's what is happening during the school holidaysThe April School Holidays are all about ANZAC Commemorations with free activities at local libraries and community centres where you can explore and discover fascinating stories of Gallipoli and WW1.


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

My Gallipoli by Ruth Starke.

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Star Review


The Longest Whale Song by Jacqueline Wilson. Review written by Minmini.

Ella isn't having very many happy days her mum has gone into a coma and she has to stay with her stepdad Jack and her little brother Sam (Samson) her best friend Sally has gone off with dory . Martha another girl in school is also being mean but she has Joseph . But will her mum get better? I recommend this book for 8-12 year olds. I really enjoyed this book. 4 Stars (More kids' reviews!)

Star website

WW100 Find out all about New Zealand's involvement in World War One. Explore the site by using the interactive timeline, reading diaries from 100 yrs ago, and check out the photograph collections.


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
  • Comics booklist
  • Fairytales booklist
  • Fantasy booklist
  • Historical booklist
  • Mysteries booklist
  • Reluctant Readers booklist
  • Spooky Stories booklist
  • World Stories booklist