After download, log-in to these apps with your library card to get access to our fabulous online content.
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The Palmerston North City Library app helps users explore the library and manage their accounts.
Search the catalogue for items to borrow or reserve. View and renew items you have checked out. Access e-books and other online resources. Read the latest library news and see upcoming events. Connect with us on social media.
This app replaces the Bookmyne app.
Access thousands of eBooks and eAudio titles for adults, young adults & children.
The BorrowBox collection includes a wide range of fiction and non-fiction eBooks and eAudiobooks for adults, young adults and children.
Log-in with your library card, browse titles, checkout items and download to your device using the Borowbox app. Listen to exclusive eAudio content on the go!
Borrow ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines to read on your phone or tablet using the Libby app, by OverDrive.
Our OverDrive collection includes thousands of fiction and nonfiction digital books, audiobooks and magazines for adults, teens and children.
Browse titles, checkout items and download to your mobile device using the Libby app
Online access to thousands of newspapers and magazines.
PressReader provides unlimited digital access to over 7000 newspapers and magazines from 120 countries (including New Zealand) in 60 languages on your PC, laptop, tablet or smartphone. As well as current issues, there are back issues available.
Stuff Ltd has restricted access to their magazine and newspaper titles through PressReader. Their titles which include the Dominion Post and the Manawatu Standard are no longer available to be read from home, and are only available using a Library computer, or using a phone or device on the Library wifi.
All other titles by other Publishers are unaffected.
Learn a language, with more than 70 world language courses available (including English).
Mango utilises an engaging interface, and easy, intuitive interactive tools to deliver practical conversational skills and valuable cultural insight for new languages. Lessons include strategically placed memory-building exercises to help users remember what they are learning in addition to critical thinking exercises, which help them to intuitively understand the language and adapt it to similar conversations.
You need to create a profile, and then link to our Library with your library card for free access to all Mango lessons.
Learn about Palmerston North through themed heritage tours. This app allows the whole family to explore our history by foot, bicycle or car.
Manawatū Heritage Tours App brings together community-initiated research, images and content from the award-winning Manawatū Heritage digital repository. Mobile technology helps people to explore Palmerston North's rich and often unknown history. Current tours include Women's Places, Military Tour (Walking), and Military Tour (Driving).
Kanopy Kids is a collection of movies and shows for kids.
Kanopy Kids has a wide selection of educational and entertaining content that range across movies, TV Series, animated storybooks, live action and animated favourites for children of all ages.
You need a Kanopy account to access Kanopy Kids, and a parent or guardian must create the account.
Set up Parental Controls to ensure your kids stay within the dedicated Kanopy Kids area for age-appropriate content.
Enjoy unlimited plays in the specially curated collection for kids.
Kanopy is an on-demand streaming video service.
Kanopy offers quality, thoughtful entertainment. Find movies, TV series, documentaries, foreign films, classic cinema, independent films and educational videos that inspire, enrich and entertain. Every month new titles are added.
Create an account to use Kanopy.
Play credits are used to play videos on Kanopy. Each month your account receives 15 play credits.
A video uses a play credit once you press play at the start. Most videos have a 3 day viewing period where you can watch it as many times as you like without using another play credit. For the BBC TV series, you have 2 days to watch the entire season. If you need longer, you need to use another play credit. With The Great Courses, you have 30 days to watch an entire course.
Stream from a computer, mobile device, Apple TV and Chromecast.
A collection of children's digital books in World Languages, including NZSL and Te Reo Maori.
LOTE4Kids allows kids to enjoy the magic of books in LOTE (Languages Other Than English). Each story comes translated and narrated in English to help develop multilingual reading and listening skills.
Choose from thousands of digital books in 65+ languages with new books and languages released each month.
Download the LOTE4Kids app from your app store, find our Library then enter your library card.
Stream hundreds of documentaries, tv series and feature films from around the world.
Beamafilm is a movie streaming platform for documentaries, and independent features. Their premium collection of award winning movies and festival favourites will inspire and entertain you.
Stream unlimited content straight from your TV, computer or device.
Simply enter your Palmerston North City Library card number, and create a Beamafilm account by entering your name, email and a password.
Creativebug offers online video arts and crafts workshops and techniques. Learn how to paint, knit, crochet, screen print, sew and more.
Enjoy unlimited access to 1000s of online arts and crafts classes taught by renowned artists and creative experts. Classes never expire, so you can start and stop projects at your own pace. Download patterns, templates and recipes. New classes are added daily.
Create an account the first time you use Creativebug, by entering an email and password.
With the Creativebug app you can download your favourite class and take it on the go.
LinkedIn Learning for Library offers free access to thousands of online courses.
LinkedIn Learning for Library, helps users learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. Library members have access to a video library of top-quality courses taught by recognized industry experts.
A LinkedIn profile is not required to access LinkedIn Learning for Library, only a library card and PIN. Your learning history is tied to your library card.
Download the LinkedIn Learning app from your app store. Click on Sign in, then click on Sign in with your library card to log in through our Library. You’ll be prompted to enter our Library’s ID, and then your library card number and pin.
Note: the Library ID is at the end of the LinkedIn Learning invitation link, and is palmerstonnorthcitylibrary (lower case and one word).
Watch and listen to stories read aloud by Australian and New Zealand actors, sportspeople, comedians, musicians and more.
Story Box Library gets kids excited about reading, inspires their imaginations and lets them have fun with stories, improving their language and literacy skills along the way. Activity time ideas are available for every story in the collection. With an ever-growing library, suitable for preschool and primary school aged children, it really is Storytime, Anytime!
To login, enter your Palmerston North City Library card number and PIN.
Download the Story Box app from your app store. Click "Log in with Library Access" then enter your library card and PIN.