There's more than you think at your local Library. Whether you want to tackle a new sport, find out about your favourite hobby, learn a new language or just find a great read – they will help you out.
Send your mind on an exciting journey, as you explore the wonderful world of books and more. Community libraries now offer a huge range of services including browsing and study facilities; Magazines, music and videos; local history collections with reference materials and newspapers for use in the libraries; to word processing facilities and even access to the Internet and other electronic resources.
Your Library card is your passport to the riches! If you haven’t got one, head down to your local library and ask them how to get one. Keep it handy as you will need it to borrow items.
New Zealand's first public library opened in Wellington in 1841, they can now be found throughout New Zealand and are open to everyone. The first suggestion of a public library for Tauranga took place in 1867, just three years after the Battle of Gate Pa at Pukehinahina.
Get informed, be inspired or just relax and think at your local library.