Picture of a woman listening to a talking book among library shelves of talking books.

Talking Books - Audiobooks

Listen to your favourite books while travelling, relaxing or doing the chores around the house.

Talking books or audiobooks are audio versions of fiction and non-fiction printed books. They are primarily full length with quality reading and recording.


CD, MP3 and Playaway formats
Includes titles for adults, teens and children. These are free to borrow for 4 weeks.

Talking books in the library catalogue

For all interests and ages are available through AudioBookCloud, BorrowBox, OverDrive/Libby - Nove-l and uLibrary websites and apps.



Music CDs

Māori and Children’s music CDs are free to borrow for 4 weeks.

In the library catalogue

Māori music

Children's music

Music Scores

A collection of classical, jazz and popular music are held at Whangārei Central Library in the non-fiction section. They are free to borrow for 4 weeks.

Music scores in the library catalogue