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Our vision

Young people have access to effective and connected libraries and library learning environments that support their development as readers and digitally literate learners.

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School libraries

Creating high-functioning library services and environments that positively impact student outcomes.

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Reading engagement

Promoting the immediate magic of reading for pleasure and the life-long benefits that it brings.

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Digital literacy

Finding, using and creating digital content in meaningful ways.

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Schools and home educators can borrow from our extensive fiction, non-fiction and audiovisual resources to support students with inquiry, and to encourage and develop their love of reading.

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Blog

Blog

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Understanding and promoting social justice through your library

14 Feb

Most students in New Zealand schools today were born this century, they’re part of Generation Z or the iGeneration. Do you know what matters to this generation? What sort of future do they want? How can you help them make it a reality?
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Picture books are relevant for students of all ages

05 Feb

Picture books are great resources for engaging students of all ages, including secondary students, with reading for pleasure and learning according to two recent seminars.
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He waka eke noa — a canoe which we are all in

31 Jan

Waitangi Day and Te Tiriti o Waitangi itself can be the basis of rich learning and discovery about identity, history, and nationhood in Aotearoa New Zealand. It's also an ideal time to reflect on how you are advancing the New Zealand Curriculum Treaty of Waitangi principle in your library.