Libraries are closed, so… Download a book instead!

ANZAC Day is a special day for us to remember and say thank you to many New Zealand soldiers, sailors and airmen and women who have served New Zealand so that we can be a safe country. Many of these people died while fighting, not only to keep New Zealand safe, but to keep other countries safe too.


You may wish to go to an ANZAC day service. These will be happening across Wellington city from dawn into the afternoon. Go to the Returned and Services Association website (RSA) to find a service near you.


You won’t be able to visit the libraries to hang out or borrow books, because we will be closed on ANZAC day. But don’t panic! We have books on out website that you can download for free. You can borrow an e-book or an audio book and download them straight onto your computer, laptop, MP3 player, e-reader and more. Go to our Downloads page to find out more.