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
It's always tough waiting for this one every year. Luckily you can munch on FREE Hell Pizza while you wait. But.. the wait is over! Today the finalists for the NZ Children's and Young Adult Book Awards have been announced. These are the best books written or illustrated by New Zealanders in the last year...
DK Find Out! is a free online encyclopedia perfect for homework help and exploring a whole range of subjects. It is up-to-date and verified by experts and includes videos, galleries and quizzes! Check it out!
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
Tēnā koutou katoa! Join us in celebrating Matariki at Wellington City Libraries this winter! Matariki means "tiny eyes," or "eyes of god," and is celebrated in June and early July when a group of stars called the Pleiades rises above the horizon...
Beyond the Page 2018
This exciting literary festival for children is back for 2018
Over 130 free events are happening across the Wellington region during the July school holidays. Check out the website to find out what, where, and when - don't miss out!
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.