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20 Mar 2020

Your Children's Library at Home

If you and your family are unable to visit the library right now there are still ways to access our resources. Check-out some of the options below and get started on your library at home.               

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If you and your family are unable to visit the library right now there are still ways to access our resources. Check-out some of the options below and get started on your library at home.              undefined 

The Libby and Borrow Box apps allow you to download ebooks and audiobooks directly to your device. There are thousands of titles to select from including picture books, junior and senior fiction and young adult items. You can download these apps here or by searching your app store.

Grab Bags are perfect for those of you home with little ones right now. These are filled with books, games, puzzles and more to help keep children entertained. You can find them on the shelves at Stoke and Elma Turner Library and by searching our catalogue. Stock up on crafting and cookbooks! You can browse a number of children's non-fiction through our ebook apps or have a look over on our website to download directly to your home laptop or computer.

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Kanopy Kids is a free streaming service just like Netflix that allows you to watch films and TV series that inspire and inform, helping children develop social emotional skills and reinforce valuable learning topics, such as history, science, and new languages. There are no borrowing limits so your family has access to hours of entertainment.

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Ask a librarian! We are happy to help with anything from book recommendations to finding craft ideas. Our friendly staff can be contacted through (03) 546 8100 or library@ncc.govt.nz

To access online content you need to login with your Library card and four digit PIN. If you've forgotten your PIN, you can reset your PIN online, or give us a call on (03) 546