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  • New Teen Books

    See some of the new teen books that have just arrived.

  • Justices of the Peace at the Libraries

    JPs are available at both libraries every week.

  • August 3D Print Ideas

    Looking for inspiration for things you can 3D print, here are our August favourites.

  • Picton Library and Service Centre Late Opening Wednesday

    The library and service centre will open at 10.30 am Wednesday 3 August.

  • Popular Reads on Booktok

    Looking for some popular YA reads, try these that have been popular on TikTok.

  • Magazines Now Available on Libby

    Libby now offers emagazines as well as ebooks and eaudiobooks.

  • July School Holiday Activities

    There's lots of free fun activities happening at the libraries these school holidays.

  • Pride Month - Rainbow Reads

    As part of Pride Month we have listed some of our favourite rainbow reads.

  • New Zealand Book Awards for Young Adults

    See the shortlisted titles for the New Zealand Book Awards for Young Adults 2022.

  • Libraries Closed for Matariki

    Marlborough District Library and Picton Library and Service Centre will both be closed for Matariki, Friday 24 June.

  • Children's Sessions Returning

    Our children's events are returning to the libraries from Tuesday 7 June, 2022.

  • Libraries Closed for Queen's Birthday

    Marlborough District Library and Picton Library and Service Centre will both be closed for Queen's Birthday, Monday 6 June.

  • Mythology Inspired Reads

    If you're a fan of mythology you'll love these young adult reads inspired by mythology.

  • Fantasy Reads

    Escape to another world with these popular fantasy reads.

  • Cosy Mysteries

    Snuggle up with a good cosy mystery this autumn.

  • We're On Instagram

    Marlborough District Libraries now have their own Instagram.

  • Young Adult ANZAC Reads

    Leading up to ANZAC Day here are some of our favourite young adult ANZAC reads.

  • Libraries Closed for ANZAC Day

    Marlborough District Libraries will be closed for ANZAC Day.

  • April School Holidays

    Our school holiday offerings look a little different these holidays.

  • Libraries Closed for Easter

    Marlborough District Libraries will be closed for the Easter public holidays.

  • Crimefest YA Shortlist

    The 2022 Crimefest shortlist has been announced.

  • April Lego at Home Challenge

    Join in our Lego at Home Challenge this month.

  • Library services update

    Marlborough District Libraries will cease the requirement to show a My Vaccine Pass and the use of QR codes from 26 March.

  • International Women's Day

    ​In celebration of International Women's Day we have compiled a list of stories about women from our adult and children's collections.

  • More Justice of the Peace Sessions Blenheim

    JPs are now available Monday, Wednesday and Saturday mornings at the District Library.

  • Term 1 Lego at Home March Challenge

    Join in our Lego at Home Challenge this month. There will be one challenge per month in February, March and April.

  • Picton Library Closed this Afternoon

    Picton Library and Service Centre will be closed this afternoon (Monday 28 February) due to staff shortages.

  • New Takeaway Service Available

    Marlborough District Libraries are providing a new takeaway service for customers short on time or looking for some fresh reading recommendations.

  • Council updates its vaccination policy

    Library service changes happening at the Red setting.

  • Term 1 Lego at Home Challenge

    Join in our Lego at Home Challenge this month. There will be one challenge per month in February, March and April.

  • Summer Reading Bingo

    Complete our reading bingo to go in the draw to win a Prezzy Card.

  • Justices of the Peace Returning

    Justices of the Peace will be available at Marlborough District Libraries.

  • Holiday Opening Hours

    The libraries will be close for the public holidays over the festive period.

  • Family Search Now Available at Libraries

    Genealogy resource Family Search is now available at Marlborough District Libraries.

  • Ancestry Library from Home Ending

    Ancestry Library will no longer be available from home from 31 December 2021.

  • Libraries at Orange

    Marlborough District Council is not currently intending to introduce My Vaccine Pass to enter Libraries.

  • Libraries Closing Early this Friday

    Marlborough District Libraries (Blenheim and Picton) will be closing early this Friday.

  • 1,000 Minutes of Summer Reading!

    Take part in our Summer Reading Challenge this year.

  • My Vaccine Pass

    Unfortunately due to social distancing restrictions we are unable to provide assistance.

  • Marlborough District Libraries Public Holiday Closures

    Marlborough District Libraries (Blenheim and Picton) will be closed for Labour Day, Monday 25 October, and Marlborough Anniversary, Monday 1 November.