My Library

About the Library

Information on how to obtain a library card, locations and hours, public computers and more.


What's on at the libraries.


Search from over 500,000 items in our catalogue.

Justice of the Peace

Free JP service available at Paraparaumu Library.

The Reading Challenge

Thank you for taking part in our 2017 READING CHALLENGE

eBooks & eAudio Books

FREE to borrow and no late fees Over 5,000 digital titles —from popular fiction and international bestsellers to children's books, travel guides, cook books and more Have a smartphone or tablet ? Download the Axis 360 app (once downloaded you don’t nee...

The Learning Centre

A Community Learning Space

Something Different to Read

Our librarians are happy to help you find books to your liking and introduce you to new authors and subjects. They can even put together a personalised booklist for you if you like.


Kāpiti Coast District Libraries have subscribed to a number of digital resources so you can use them for free.

Newspapers & Magazines

The libraries have current local and regional newspapers for you to enjoy as well as a wide range of magazines.

Book Club in a Bag

Is your book discussion group looking for new titles? Can’t get enough copies of the book? Check out our Book Club in a Bag kits.

Adult Learners & Jobseekers

Libraries have a long tradition of providing resources and services for adults wanting to improve their reading and writing skills. We can also help you to get started on your path to employment.

Friends of the Library

Friends of the Kāpiti Coast District Libraries is a non-profit organisation and one of the longest lasting and most active library Friends groups in New Zealand.


Library resources on sustainability topics.

If you're a poet, we want to know it!

Congratulations to all our finalists and thank you to everyone who took part in this year’s Poetry Competition.