Adult graphic novels are now available at more libraries – find them by doing an ‘advanced search’ in our Easyfind catalogue. Just put ‘graphic novel’ in the call number box and choose a location (eg Karori) to see what’s available near you.
Our Library Express service can deliver any selection from our library collection available for loan. Just tell us what you require, topic, author or format, and we can issue and arrange delivery.
Let us help you put an end to winter blues. Information is here at Library Express or you can call (04) 801 4064, or email Linda. All details will be confirmed with you before dispatch.
Check out our Booklists Popular Topic Page for a full monthly list of new fiction, audio books, large print, DVDs and classical CDs – ideas galore for something new to read, watch or listen to!
You can aslo access databases such as Fiction Connection, Literature Resource Centre and Books and Authors via our MyGateway Books portal.
Find which library has what with the New Zealand Libraries’ Catalogue, available through mygateway.info Click on either the ‘Books & Authors’ or the ‘New Zealand’ button, scroll down to the description about the Catalogue and click on ‘Start search’. You’ll also find info about interloaning an item from another library.
For everything from Aardvarks to Zambia, you can find website links for a wide range of subjects on KidsCat. Click on ‘Explore’, choose your topic and click on the ‘See Web Pages’ button on the left. Helpful for both kids and adults when you’re in a hurry!
You can recommend books, CDs, DVDs and other items that the library could buy – click here, or on our website homepage use the “Suggest a book” link under the “How do I?” options.
Check out downloadable audiobook stories for children with Wellington City Libraries’ Overdrive service. Just click on ‘Browse Fiction’ to bring up the collection for children. If you click on ‘complete list’ you’ll find over 150 stories available at your fingertips – and they’re free!
Check the ‘Date’ column (next to the Call Number) on the catalogue screen – if the item is ‘Available’ the date given is when it was last returned to the library.
If the date is today or yesterday it is recently returned and may be waiting to be shelved – if you’re not sure where to look library staff will be happy to help you find it.
ps – if the item is ‘On Loan’ the date given is when it is due back instead.
Try looking it up using Oxford Reference Online – from famous quotes to Greek gods, you can find the answers you need with these quality online reference sources.