10 September 2018
Manawatū Heritage embraces te reo Māori
A commitment to te reo by Palmerston North City Council has achieved a significant milestone in time for Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori – Māori Language Week.
07 September 2018
International Literacy Day
Every year on September 8 UNESCO marks the day with an International Literacy Day; which is to raise awareness on the issues surrounding adult and child literacy around the world.
06 September 2018
Māori language resources
In celebration of Te Wiki o te Reo Māori check out these resources for getting started with the basics of te Reo Māori
03 September 2018
The Great Teddy Bear Drop Off
Donate a teddy bear to be adopted out to a new forever home!
22 August 2018
NZ International Film Festival
For two weeks a year, we get to enjoy a selection of films from around the world, at the New Zealand International Film Festival as it comes to Palmerston North.
21 August 2018
August Selections from our Librarians
Check out our Selections from our Librarians for August. We've pulled together lists of materials from our collections.
28 June 2018
LGBTQ books for families and children
Read as a family about families, diversity, identity, inclusion, acceptance and more in these LGBTQ themed books for young children.
17 June 2018
NZ Book Awards for Children and Young Adults 2018 Finalists
Check out this years' NZ Book Awards for Children and Young Adults finalists for some fantastic Kiwi reads!
05 June 2018
Manawatū Newspapers on Papers Past
We are really excited to announce that we have just signed an agreement with the National Library to make our local newspapers available on Papers Past to 1945.
02 June 2018
Celebrate Pride Fest
Palmerston North City Library is hosting a Pride Fest this June. We have a range of inclusive community events such as talks from Kyle Mewburn, Ruby Dax and Renee; the screening of More than Four Films, and rainbow pet accessories workshops and parade.
13 May 2018
Looking for something new to read?
Check out our resources and in-house created lists to find something new to read.
20 April 2018
Te Pātikitiki is turning 10!
Te Pātikitiki Community Library is turning 10 years old and is inviting the community to come and share in the celebrations.
16 April 2018
New - Lucky Day Collection
It's your Lucky Day! A new collection is being introduced at the Central Library where additional copies of popular titles will be added to the collection. No holds and no renewals means they will be available faster and sooner for you. Find a book with a Lucky Day label, and take it home with you today!
09 April 2018
Longer holiday hours for Youth Space
During the School Holidays, the Youth Space will be extending their hours by opening at 10am.
28 March 2018
A World of Reading
Share with Palmerston North City Library a book from around the world you enjoy
20 December 2017
Changes to the Countries Living Room
¡Hola! Bonjour! Nǐ hǎo! We are improving access to our collections by rearranging our Countries collection in the non-fiction area of the Central Library.
07 November 2017
Story Box Library
Watch your favourite stories read aloud by our best storytellers.