Welcome to the Kids section of Wellington City Libraries' website. You'll find heaps of fun and interesting stuff here. Content changes all the time so bookmark us and visit often!
Kids' Club Reviews
Hi Kids! Here's some more new non fiction just been added to the Children's collection. Books that will keep you entertained for the start of term 2. Enjoy!
We live at a time where the next generation will be fluent in the language of digital technologies, which this series of kids-focused tech events celebrates. From after-school gaming club to robot-building workshops and hackathons for kids, there's no end of educational tech fun to be had this Techweek'18.
Coding for kids : create your own videogames with Scratch
by Coder Kids.
Visit the Kids Blog for more new things.
Check out the eLibrary where the collection is free and available to download 24/7. Choose from eBooks, eAudio, comics and magazines:
Overdrive: eBooks and eAudio
BorrowBox: eBooks and eAudio
RBdigital: eMagazines to download and keep
TumbleBooks: online books and comics with read-alongs, games and activities
ComicsPlus: streaming online comics
Let's Go Lego!
More exciting news in the world of Let's Go Lego! The programme is finally coming back to Khandallah Library! Sessions are held on the first Friday of every month at 3.30pm. No need to book, and it'ÃÂs totally free - just turn up on the day and have fun!
Zoo Whiz: a great site for learning maths, spelling and reading, with a neat twist -- when you complete an activity, you earn "coins" to spend for your online zoo!
Language Nut: a fun way to learn different languages for kids and adults. There are songs, stories and games for each language so you'll be adding to your vocabulary without really realising it! (To get started, type in your library card number into the box on Language Nut labelled "barcode".)
Oddizzi: a fun, interactive way to learn about countries. Need to find out about a country or have a topic about the natural world to research? Just login by typing "Wellington" and "oddizzi"
TumbleBooks: TumbleBooks offers picture books, chapter books and non-fiction books, which you can read, or have read to you! There are educational videos and games, animation, sounds and music.
Encyclopaedia Britannica: Britannica Junior edition contains thousands of short articles on subjects for school and for fun. From countries, to animals and sports; it also includes pictures, videos, and links to other websites.