Research resources, digital resources, young people, Māori & Pacific collections, heritage collection, book club, Beamafilm, jigsaws, eBooks, & eAudiobooks.

Collection Management Policy 

Collection Management Policy, Collection Development

Porirua City Digital Library 

Use your library card to access Spydus mobile app, Generosity NZ, Libby, Borrowbox, Pressreader and Beamafilm.


Use your library card for free Beamafilm children's movies, independent films, and documentaries.

Young People 

Porirua Tamariki can have their own Junior library membership card. This Children's Library card can access books, puzzles, DVD's, eBooks, eAudiobooks, streamed eMovies, plus Young Adult fiction reads.


Discover Porirua's history with local heritage resources like newspapers, maps, photographs, Porirua history booklets and the genealogy resource collection.

Māori & Pacific Collections 

Visit our collection of digital resources & newly published: Māori and Pacifica titles, Te Reo Māori, Fäeag Rotuạm , Gana Samoa, Te Taetae ni Kiribati, Te Reo Māori Kūki ’Airani, Lea Faka-Tonga, Te Gana Tuvalu, Vagahau Niue, Pijin, Tok Pisin, Te Gagana Tokelau, and Vosa Vakaviti.

Beamafilm, eBooks & eAudiobooks 

Read online book reviews from Booklist. Browse the collection of eBooks and eAudiobooks from Borrowbox and Libby. Plus Free audio books on CDs.

Book Club in a Bag 

The Book Club comes with 10 copies of each title for your reading group, plus discussion notes to keep your literacy circle engaged.

Research resources 

This handy page provides links to resources including: New Zealand Government websites, encyclopedias, dictionaries, white pages, regional council flood maps and legal resources.