Collections

Access: Research resources, Digital resources, Children's Library, Maori & Pacifica collections, Heritage collection, Bookclub, FREE LinkedIn Learning courses, Beamafilm, Jigsaws, DVDs, eBooks, & eAudiobooks.

Porirua City Digital Library 

Free access to Beamafilm, Libby and Borrowbox E-books & audiobooks, Generosity scholarships, LinkedIn learning courses and Pressreader newspapers and magazines.

Beamafilm 

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

LinkedIn Learning 

FREE unlimited access to LinkedIn Learning courses on: management, business, architectural design, adobe fashion design, graphics, excel worksheets, job seeking skills, and more.

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.

Heritage 

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, Tokelauan, Tongan, Samoan, Cook Islands Māori, Niuean and Fijian language materials.

Beamafilm, eBooks & eAudiobooks 

Take your favourite authors with you with ePukapuka or BorrowBox. Grab some ebooks or downloadable audio books, pop the app on your device and you're good to go. We've got Free audio books on CDs as well, if you're a bit more old-school.

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 

Reference resources like: Te Ara , the Encyclopedia; Te Aka, the dictionary; Te Puna, international library resources; White pages & more.