Arts, Music & Literature online resources
* We subscribe to these online resources. Most can be accessed both inside and outside the library, except where indicated. For external access to those resources you will need to enter your library barcode number (14 digits) and your PIN. Other websites are freely available to access.
Translations, lyrics and information about operatic aria
Index of museums and image archives
Books & Authors*
Search for books and authors - fiction and non-fiction. More
Book Discussion Scheme
Information about starting and joining a book group
Funding for the arts
Find New Zealand Artists
Information about New Zealand artists, both on and off line, combining information from NZ's major Art Galleries, Libraries and Museums.
Classical music magazine
IMSLP Petrucci Music Library
Freely available downloads of music scores and parts
Literary Reference Centre Plus
A database of information on thousands of authors and the works across several literary disciplines, genres and time periods.
- New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
A music information centre which promotes music by New Zealand composers through projects which encourage its creation, performance, publication, recording and broadcast
Who Else Writes Like*
A reader's guide to fiction authors
A guide to children’s authors for parents and teachers to help discover new books and authors for young readers to enjoy.
Worldwide Art Resources
Contemporary art, art news, art history, contemporary artist and gallery portfolios online