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Like any good library, we have HEAPS of stuff for you to read. From eBooks to comics, newspapers to magazines, even professionally curated reading recommendations. Stay on this page if you're a reader (like us!)



Libby provides access to thousands of eBooks through their easy to use app. The library is constantly growing! Go to, or find them in the app store on your device!


BorrowBox has thousands of eBooks for you to borrow, including fiction and non-fiction for adults, teens, and children. New content is always being added! Go to, or find them in the app store on your device!


With over half a million eBook titles to choose from, you won't struggle to find your next eBook from Hoopla! You can borrow up to 10 items a month from Hoopla. Go to or find the "hoopla" app on the app store.

Bridget Williams Books

Award-winning scholarship anywhere, anytime and on any device

BWB Collections combine some of New Zealand’s finest non-fiction narratives to provide a powerful new platform for reading, research and education.

Find the links to each collection here:

Newspapers and Magazines

BorrowBox eMagazines

Looking for a new way to read your favourite magazines? Check out the collection of eMagazines available on BorrowBox! With no need to worry about returning physical copies and easy access to back issues in the same app, it's a hassle-free way to enjoy your favourite titles.

Go to or find them in the app store.

Libby Magazines

It's never been so easy to enjoy your favourite magazine titles! Unlock a world of knowledge and entertainment with your library card! Access over 4,000 captivating digital magazines for free through the same Libby app that you know and love. From popular titles to niche interests, dive into a diverse range of subjects, all at your fingertips.

Download the Libby app or go to


Enjoy unlimited online access to 7,000+ newspapers and magazines from 100 countries in 60 languages. Access the latest newspapers and magazines in full colour, in their standard layout, including complete editorial content, graphics, advertising, classifieds and puzzles. Go to sign in with the Library option, or look for them in the app store.

Comics, Graphic Novels, and Manga

Comics Plus

Featuring thousands of comics, graphic novels, and manga for all ages, this website has something for everyone! Whether you are a reluctant reader, or ready to read something different. Go to to start reading, or find "Library Pass" in the app store.

Hoopla Comics

With over 20,000 comic issues available, there is no shortage to read! Hoopla have manga, comics, graphic novels, and more! There's heaps to read and enjoy for all ages! Go to, or look for the "hoopla" app in the app store.

Reading Recommendations

Who Else Writes Like...?

If you've just finished a great book and are trying to figure out what to read next, check out the recommendations on "Who Else Writes Like...?". This website has reading recommendations for over 2,600 adult authors, curated by librarians from around the world. Go to and login with CDL- before your library card number, e.g. CDL-B5100000X.

Who Next...? Guide

"Who Next...?" is a tool to help parents, teachers, and librarians encourage children and young people to read more widely by suggesting authors they might enjoy. The results are split into four age groups: 5-7, 8-11, 12-14 and 14+ and "Who Next...?" also suggests suitable titles for dyslexic and reluctant readers. Go to and login with CDL- before your library card number, e.g. CDL-B5100000X

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