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


Watch, read, or listen to hoopla's music, audiobooks, e-Books, comics, popular movies and TV series for children, teens and adults. You'll need an adult or caregiver to help you and they'll want to activate the hoopla Kids Mode to filter content for under 13-year-olds.

Free to use with a library card and PIN.


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 other non-fiction, picture books and read-along storybooks for kids and teens.

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

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Read-Along e-Books 

Read or listen to stories in over 50 languages including te reo Māori and NZSL New Zealand sign language.  Choose to read in the original language or translated into English.

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

Other apps and cool stuff for kids

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Library Apps

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

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Get help with your homework. AnyQuestions is a live online chat service for New Zealand school students. Between 1.00pm-6.00pm weekdays you can log on and chat with a real librarian who will help you find great online resources.

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ManyAnswers covers all the popular questions asked on AnyQuestions with links to great online resources that will help you with your homework 24/7.

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