It is not your imagination - school libraries are becoming less common.
With a lack of funding, space and staffing for school libraries in New Zealand, most are being forced to shut down.
The School Library Association of New Zealand Aotearoa (SLANZA) is launching a nationwide campaign called 'School Libraries Transform' to highlight the issue.
So what can we do to help?
SLANZA President Glenya Bichan spoke to The AM Show.
Watch the video.