Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! Check out our Holiday opening hours.
December is the month to stock up on your holiday reading! Over the Christmas and New Year Holiday period, our Libraries have different opening hours. Make sure you check them out before visiting us this December and January. You can read or print our Holiday Hours (2017 2018) here.
Are we closed and you need 'MORE BOOKS NOW!'? Check out the full list of our 'always open' digital resources here or dive straight in with our selection below.
Are you still on holiday and need a fast way to renew your items? Why not try out the Bookmyne app? Load it with your whole family's library cards for quick and easy renewals on the go!
Access e-books and e-audiobooks at home, or on the go. The collection includes fiction and non-fiction items for adult, young adults and children.
Browse titles, checkout items, and download to listen on the go. Items are available for 21 days and will automatically expire. We recommend accessing ePukapuka via the Libby app.
Download the Overdrive or Libby (new) app from the Google Play store or the App store. Log-in with your library card.
Story Box Library
Watch your favourite stories read aloud by our best storytellers.
Story Box Library is an educational website created for Austalian children to view stories by Australian authors and illustrators, being read aloud by fantastic storytellers. Ever expanding content, with New Zealand material coming, short films about the creative process behind books, and at home activities for each story.
Go to Log In, select Public Library & Tertiary. Make sure Palmerston North City Library is selected and enter your library card number.
RB Digital (ex Zinio)
Full colour, cover to cover digital editions of many popular print magazines.
Full colour, cover to cover digital editions of many popular print magazines, available to read on Android, iPad, iPhone, Mac & PC. Over 170 e-magazine titles are available in our collection, including back-issues
This database provides instant access to 5000 plus newspapers and magazines, from 100 countries in 60 languages on your PC, laptop, tablet or smartphone.
This database provides instant access to 5000 plus newspapers and magazines, from 100 countries in 60 languages on your PC, laptop, tablet or smartphone. As well as current issues, there is an archive dating back 90 days. New features offered with Press Reader are interactive tables of content, foreign language translation (in 17 different languages) social sharing and text-to-voice conversion.