Online Books and Movies

If you can't get to the library, don't worry! Your library membership gets you free books and movies online.

Movies for kids

Kanopy 0.5

Watch great movies for kids (and adults). You can watch five free movies each month, but you'll need an adult, or caregiver over 13 with a library card and PIN to use Kanopy. 

 Books to read or listen to

BorrowBox (Bolinda) 

e-Books and MP3 e-Audio

Read books by Rick Riordan, Andy Griffiths, Erin Hunter, Stacy Gregg and New Zealand and Australian authors.


Free to use with your library card and PIN, or at any library.

Libby (Overdrive) 

e-Books and e-Audio 

Read Steve Adams or Sonny Bill's biographies or learn how to train your dog. Libby also has lots of non-fiction, picture books and read-along storybooks.


Free to use with your library card and PIN, or at any library.

Other apps and cool stuff for kids

Library Apps

Download all the online book and movie apps and the Tasman District Libraries app.


Get help with your homework. AnyQuestions is a live online chat service for New Zealand school students. Between 1pm - 6pm weekdays you can log on and chat with a real librarian who will help you find great online resources.




If you don't want to talk to someone about your homework look at ManyAnswers. It covers all the popular questions asked on AnyQuestions with links to great online resources that will help you with your homework.

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