BookLink: our lending and reading app

BookLink offers independent access to our digital collections, including:

  • New Zealand and international audio books
  • New Zealand and international audio magazines
  • Community, regional and national text newspapers

BookLink is currently available on Apple’s mobile operating system, iOS. Additional versions of BookLink will launch in 2017, including a browser based service and an Android app.

BookLink (iOS) is available on the New Zealand App Store.

Download on the App Store


To access BookLink, you need to be a Blind Foundation Library member. Registered Blind Foundation clients and New Zealand citizens/residents with a print disability are eligible to join. For more information, visit Join the Library or call us on 0800 24 33 33.

Register for BookLink

Existing Blind Foundation Library members can call 0800 24 33 33 or email to register.

Device compatibility

BookLink currently supports iOS v8.2 and above. BookLink is compatible with the following devices:

  • iPhone 4S and later
  • iPad Air 4th generation
  • iPad Mini 2nd generation
  • iPod Touch 6th generation

BookLink help