Festival of Words On sale now
Literature comes to life in New Plymouth this winter with the Festival of Words.
We're looking forward to bringing you four fantastic days of readings, workshops and author talks from Thursday 29 July to Sunday 1 August.
The Midnight Library by Matt Haig
What if you had a chance to live your life over? Join Nora as she is transported to the Midnight Library, where the books tell the stories of lives she could have lived.Read more
The Silk House by Kayte Nunn
The Silk House holds many secrets. Told through the stories of three women be entralled as the secrets slowly unravel.Read more
eBooks and eAudiobooks
We have a great selection of books you can read and listen to online.Read more
Watch movies, documentaries and kids shows for free using Kanopy and Beamafilm.Read more
Puke Ariki Library
Puke Ariki Library is located in the centre of New Plymouth. Explore:
- our excellent books, DVDs, newspapers and magazines
- our Discover It! area for the kids
- the Taranaki Research Centre / Te Pua Wānanga o Taranaki
- our community services and activities.
Find out about visiting Puke Ariki Library.
Our Community Libraries
Bell Block Library and Service Centre
Bell Block Library and Service Centre - Opening Hours, What's On, Library Services, Council Services, Digital LibraryRead more
Inglewood Library and Service Centre
Inglewood Library and Service Centre - Opening Hours, What's On, Library Services, Council Services, Digital LibraryRead more
The mobile library does a rural route and an urban route around the New Plymouth district. It visits schools as far north as Tongaporutu and as far south as Ratapiko.Read more
Ōākura Library - Opening Hours, What's On, Library Services, Digital LibraryRead more
Urenui Library - Opening Hours, What's On, Library Services, Digital LibraryRead more