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

Collection Management Policy 

Collection Management Policy, Collection Development

Porirua City Digital Library 

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


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

LinkedIn Learning 

Use your library card, and library PIN for FREE LinkedIn Learning.

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, 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: New Zealand Government websites, Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, White pages, Regional council flood map, legal resources.