Family History

Our family history databases provide access to collections containing billions of family history related records including birth, marriage, and death records; census and voter lists; immigration and travel records; military records; parish records, cemetery records and more.

Read more

Online Research

These databases provide access to newspaper, magazine, and journal articles, as well as reference texts, primary source documents, biographies and more.

Read more

LinkedIn Learning (previously Lynda.com)

This online library provides access to hundreds of personal and professional development courses in the business, software, technology and creative sectors. Courses are video based, taught by industry experts, and are available in seven different languages.

Read more

Language Learning

Resources and apps to help English language learners, Te Reo Maaori learners, and those studying foreign languages.

Read more

Funding Databases

These Generosity New Zealand resources provide access to over 5,000 funding opportunities including grants, awards and scholarships. givME is for individuals, students and professionals, and givUS is for community groups and volunteer organisations.
To use this resource, create an account using the link below. You do not need a library card.

Open Generosity New Zealand

NoveList Plus

If you're not sure what to read next, try searching NoveList Plus. You will need to use your library card number and PIN to access this database.

Not all books in NoveList Plus are in the Hamilton City Libraries catalogue. If you find something you want to read that we don't have, consider recommending it for purchase or requesting an interlibrary loan.

Open NoveList Plus