Buller District Council

Kids & Teens

Welcome to Buller District Libraries. If you’re not already a member of the library then come in with your caregiver and get your very own library card. With your card you will have access to all kinds of information, plus some great stories and homework help.

So if you’re not a library member, Join today!


During the school term in Westport we have Tuesday Club, a free drop-in session for school-aged children. We have Lego, crafts, games, books, reading, K’nex, robots and more! From 3.00 pm – 4.30 pm every Tuesday. (Starting up again in term 3, 2020).

Holiday Club is held during the school holidays. Click here for more information and the latest news.

The Library

For kids the library is a treasure trove of all sorts of information and resources for homework, as well as great Books, DVDs, Audio Books and excellent stories. Whether you like Dav Pilkey, J K Rowling, John Flanagan or Daisy Meadows, at the library you can find endless hours of reading fun. We have Asterix and Tintin, Anne of Green Gables, Geronimo Stilton, Thomas the Tank engine, pony stories, fairies, ballerinas, board books and many, many more.


For teens, the Buller District Library has DVDs, graphic novels, New Zealand fiction, nonfiction and a great range of novels. Whether you’re interested in vampires, fantasy, high school stories, romance, research, or just a great story, you’ll find something at the library.


We have a great selection of online eBooks and eAudio books for all ages. You can access these through our website buller.kotui.org.nz/ or you can install the Libby or Borrowbox Apps on your device and sign-in using your Library Card or Digital Membership. We also have PressReader which gives you access to newspapers and magazines from New Zealand and around the world.


Whatever your age, we have awesome homework help with our online databases. Click on the following links to find information on geography, science and history help, to say nothing of politics, health and famous people, plus all sorts of classroom topics from The 1981 New Zealand Springbok Tour to disasters, recycling and World War II.


Encyclopedia of New Zealand

Images and stories from New Zealand on DigitalNZ

All of these can be accessed on our free APNK computers. Or you can access them from your own device through the library website.


Want to see what’s new in the library for kids? Just click on this link New books for kids and teens


The following link will connect you with the library catalogue: Library Catalogue Quick Search. You can sign-in with your Library Card or Digital Membership and put items on hold, check when your books are due back or renew them or create a reading wish list.

Last but not least, if you want to listen to a story don’t forget we have stories on CD which make a long car journey or boring chores much more interesting! We have authors like Meg Cabot, Pete Johnson, Jacqueline Wilson and many more!

So what are you waiting for? See you at the library!


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