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Karere 'Kids' - 'Kids' stories

  • July School Holiday Programme

    Kia ora koutou young adventurers and star gazers! Get ready to dive into the magic of Matariki and Puanga at your local library over the holidays.
  • Out on the Shelves: Rainbow Families

    To continue our celebration of Out on the Shelves this month, we're highlighting some of the books in our Children's Picture Book Collection that feature rainbow families.
  • New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults 2024: Children's Finalists!

    It's been another wonderful year for children's books in Aotearoa New Zealand, so why not check out the cream of the crop and read through the children's finalists for the NZCYA book awards?
  • Out on the Shelves 2024: What's on at your library

    It's that time of year again! The annual Out On The Shelves campaign runs this year for the entire month of June.
  • From School to the Moon: New Kids Books in the Collection

    What a fabulous selection of new books we have in the collection this month! There are so many that we can't share them all here, but you can get a glimpse of what's on offer from our selection below.
  • Sāmoa Language Week 2024

    Tālofa Lava! Welcome to Vaiaso o le Gagana Sāmoa, Sāmoan Language Week 2024!
  • Adventures Through Time

    There's so much to explore between the pages of a book. You can go off on adventures on other planets, down in the depths of the sea, visit whole other worlds, and even slip into another time.
  • Aotearoa Spanish Language Week 2024

    Kia ora and ¡Hola! Here at Wellington City Libraries we are celebrating Aotearoa Spanish Language Week.
  • Rotuman Language Week 2024

    Noaʻia ʻe mḁuri gagaj ʻatakoa! Celebrate Rotuman Language Week 2024 with Wellington City Libraries!
  • Let's sign together! New Zealand Sign Language Week 2024

    Did you know that May is a special time in New Zealand? It's when we celebrate New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL) Week, an opportunity to honour the importance of NZSL as one of our official languages.
  • Te Ara Pukapuka Children's Walk at Central Park

    Te Ara Pukapuka, our children's book walk, has landed at Central Park with a wonderful new pukapuka selected for this location!
  • Hairy Maclary from a Donaldson's Dairy

    "Out of the gate and off for a walk went Hairy Maclary from Donaldson's Dairy..." Sound familiar? That's because Hairy Maclary is one of New Zealand's (and the world's) best-loved picture books.
  • Wellington Beaches for Summer Swimming

    Let's talk about one of the most Kiwi summer activities Wellington has to offer - going to the beach!
  • Asterix the Historian

    Who doesn't love a good Asterix comic? But did you know that reading Asterix comics is a great way to learn about all that ancient history that you thought was boring (go on, admit it!)?
  • The Baby-Sitters Club: Chapter Books vs. Comics

    The Baby-Sitters Club is an iconic series full of friendship and problem-solving, but did you know that some of novels have been released as comics?
  • Waitangi Day

    Waitangi Day is a special day in New Zealand’s history. It is a public holiday celebrated on the 6th of February.
  • The ancient history of the Olympics

    The modern Olympics Games take place every four years and are split into the Summer Olympics and the Winter Olympics, but what about the ancient Olympic Games? What are the origins of the Olympics?