WCL Mini - the Wellington City Libraries app
Now you can search the catalogue, place reserves, renew items, check your card, find a library, contact us via email and social media, keep up with library events like story times, and more all from your mobile device. There's also easy, one-click access to our eBook collection.
Our updated app also gives you access to a virtual version of your library card, which can be scanned by our self-issue machines, and a portal to paying your library fines and fees online.
Available for iOS, Android and Windows - see here for more details.
eLibrary and mygateway.info apps
In addition to our own WCL library app, several of the online resources available via our website offer a mobile app to support enhanced browsing, listening and reading on a mobile device - either tablet or smartphone. Most of these are available in iOS, Android and Windows versions.
The Overdrive app provides access on a mobile device to the library's Overdrive eBook and eAudio collection. Full details of how to set up your account on Overdrive are available via our eLibrary Getting Started page. Available for iOS, Android and Windows and eReaders - see full details: Download here
The Borrowbox app provides access on a mobile device to the library's Borrowbox eBook and eAudio collection. Full details of how to set up your account on Borrowbox are available via our eLibrary Getting Started page. Available for iOS, Android and Kindle Fire.
Zinio for Libraries
The Zinio For Libraries app provides access on a mobile device to the library's Zinio eMagazine collection. Further details on how to set up a Zinio for Libraries account, along with a Frequently Asked Question document is available here. Available for iOS, Android and Kindle Fire.
The PressReader app provides access on a mobile device to the library's PressReader newspaper & magazine subscription while connecting to the WiFi network in any of our libraries or logging in first via the browser with a library card. Customers using the PressReader app will be able to download newspapers or magazines and read them offline, away from the library. Available for iOS and Android.
Naxos Music Library
The Naxos Music Library app provides access on a mobile device to the library's Naxos Music Library subscription. Enjoy over 100,000 CDs and 1,500,000 tracks of music in the palm of your hand anytime, anywhere with thousands of new and catalog recordings added every month. You can also create custom playlists: Craft playlists from your favorite compositions and organize them in folders. Available for iOS and Android.
Comics Plus Library Edition
The Comics Plus Library app provides access on a mobile device to the library's Comics Plus Library subscription. A vast collection of diverse comics and graphic novels for all ages including publishers like Archaia, Boom! Studios, Dynamite, IDW and Viz. Once the app has downloaded - go to the app settings, then select Login/Signup, search for Wellington City Libraries or Wellington City Childrens Library and then login with the email and password that you previously registered with. Available for iOS.
Mango is an online language learning system that teaches real conversation skills for practical communication. There are 71 different languages to learn, plus a range of lessons for learning English for speakers of other languages. Whether you're planning a holiday, learning a second language for fun or have just moved to New Zealand and want to learn English, Mango is an easy and effective way to learn a new language at your own pace. Available for iOS and Android.
Road to IELTS
Road to IELTS is an online preparation and practice resource for the International English Language Testing System (IELTS), designed to assess the language ability of candidates who want to study or work in English-speaking countries. An app is available for both Android and iOS.