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Te tukunga - Borrowing

Borrow books, DVDs, and more. Explore our lending policies and borrowing options.

Photo of bookshelves at the library.
  • Lending periods and fees

    Find out about borrowing books, AV materials and more, as well as theirs costs and how long you can borrow them for.
  • Renewals

    Need an item for longer? Renewals are available.
  • Reserves

    Request an item be held for you when it becomes available.
  • Payments, lost items & due dates

    Information about our due dates policy, email reminders and more.
  • Interloans

    Our interloans service can help you source items from other New Zealand libraries or overseas.
  • Library Express

    Arrange for a selection of items (chosen by our librarians) to be delivered to you by courier.
  • Suggest a book

    Suggest that the library buy an item that we do not hold in our collection, or have on order.
  • Equipment for loan

    Need a PA system or recording equipment? Explore our Music Equipment collection.
  • Special collections

    Explore our special collections, including Te Reo Kete, Book Club Kete, Kurapae, music equipment, and more.