eBooks and Audiobooks free from the library.
Browse the history of Waimakariri District
Want easy access to a large collection of books, audiobooks, magazines, newspapers and more? Look no further than our online resources!
eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines, StoryBox Library, New Zealand Geographic and more!
Many of these resources require your library card and pin number to access them.
If you don't know your pin number, send us a private Facebook message, with you full name and library card number and we can reset it for you.
If you live in the Waimakariri District and are not currently a library member, message us and we can tell you how to join so you can access these resources.
BorrowBox - Our fastest growing and most popular app. Once you have downloaded the app to your device, you can login with your library card and pin number and borrow eBooks and eAudiobooks. This app is super easy to use, and is very popular with both adults and children.
Libby - Our newest eBook and eAudiobook app. Again, this has a very large collection of materials, but has quite a different look to BorrowBox and Wheelers
Story Box Library - the link to this website can be found on the link below. You will need to login with your library card and pin number, and from here you will be able to access some great kids storybooks, read by the authors or well known New Zealanders and Australians.
Tumblebooks - contains hundreds of animated storybooks, and educational resources. The link to this can be found on the link below. You will need your library card and pin number.
New Zealand Geographic - The online version of the magazine NZ Geographic. Articles, video, and images from two decades. Articles from 1989, plus over 160 hours natural history film documentation.
RBDigital - Provides over 80 popular New Zealand and international magazines, which are yours to download and keep. RBDigital also has a great range of eComics which you can borrow for 30 days at a time.