Book a Librarian

Individual assistance with using any library service like: ebook apps such as Libby or BorrowBox; freefilms from Beamafilm; accessing GivUS and GivMe funding databases; renewing and reserving online; searching the catalogue.

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The Library offers a lot of services and resources - you might have heard the names (Libby? Beamafilm? Press Reader?) but be unsure how to use them. We'd love to help you get sorted ๐Ÿ‘

Here are some (but not all) of the things we can help with:

  • Using our ebook apps (Libby and BorrowBox)
  • Using our film database (Beamafilm)
  • Accessing GivUS and GivMe funding databases
  • renewing and reserving online
  • searching the catalogue effectively
  • Using of our online newspapers and video tutorials (Press Reader and LinkedInLearning)

๐Ÿ‘‰Contact Porirua Library

  • choose "Book a Librarian" from the dropdown menu on the Send us a message form.
  • Tell us what you want help with.
  • Tell us some days and times that suit you.
  • Tell us which library you'd like to meet in.
  • If you don't have an email address for the compulsory field, just use ours ( BUT make sure you give us a phone number.

... a staff member will be in touch within 2-3 days, to make an appointment ๐Ÿ‘Œ

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Available Monday to Friday, 10.00am to 5pm. We can meet you in any of our branches.