Cartoon image of a happy little boy and girl using their iPads.

Our eCollections have plenty on offer for tamariki, to keep you entertained, educated and distracted!

eBooks, eAudiobooks & eMagazines


BorrowBox is an easy to use platform with downloadable MP3 fiction and nonfiction eResources for children. There is a wide selection of titles including lots of Australian and New Zealand titles. 

Wheelers ePlatform has eBooks and eAudiobooks in an easy-to use app with rich features that will inspire and engage you. 

image of tumble books logo. TumbleBook Library takes existing picture books, adding animation, sound, music and narration to produce an electronic picture book. You can read it, or have it read to you. 

PressReader is great for exploring magazines for kids. You will find content on science, outdoors, fandoms and much more in 15 different languages. 

RBdigital has a small collection eMagazines just for kids with photos and simple text which enhances early reading experiences. 

Movies and Documentaries

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Beamafilm is a movie streaming platform where you can stream the best family-friendly movies. Use your library card to register. 

Other free eCollections

uLIBRARY has a collection of 40+ eAudiobooks for tamariki. You are sure to find your favourites such as Boogie Bear by David Walliams and Frost by Holly Webb. You will need use your library card and pin to access these resources.


StoryNory is an online collection of kids' eAudio books. Anything from original stories to classic fairy tales can be found here, all read by charming narrators. 




Project Gutenberg has a collection of fiction as well as non-fiction books which can be handy for school research projects!




Internation Children's Digital Library has a collection that represents every culture and language so that all kids can appreciate the literature from the whole world.