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Paint Along with Bob Ross

Come and follow a YouTube and paint along with Bob Ross.  Bookings are essential.  Phone 03 308 7192 or email or DM us on instagram.

Summer Reading Challenge


The youth summer reading challenge is back.  All you have to do is choose activities and complete them to earn points.  Your earnt points put you in the draw for a Whitcoulls Voucher.  You can accelerate your entry by taking on a SUPER challenge.  Download your printable challenge card here.

The Art of Gift Wrapping

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Dungeons and Dragons

The library will be hosting a D & D Club on Tuesdays 4-5.30pm. For further information or to register your interest, contact the library or phone 03 308 7192.

Young Adult Collection

Our young adult collection has a great selection of graphic novels, manga, magazines and DVDs. There are plenty of wonderful books in the fiction and  non fiction areas.  Read a selection of our book reviews here

Study Resources

If you are looking for an answer to a question or need reliable information for a research project try our resources – books, archives and free internet.

  • AnyQuestions helps you find useful, accurate, online information for your homework.
  • Studyit is a Ministry of Education site for NCEA maths, science and English students.  It is safe and free.


If you are looking to start your career, have a look at some of these sites:

Kiwi CareersSeek
Monster's Career CentreTertiary Education Commission
WINZ Job BankJobHero
Royal New Zealand NavyRoyal New Zealand Air Force
Royal New Zealand Army

FREE Oculus Quest 2 VR Sessions

Try and get the high score on Beat Saver

Bookings available in 30 minute time slots during normal opening hours - phone 03 308 7192

Homework Hub

Run by teachers with help from library staff, this is a stress free way to take the pressure out of doing homework in a comfortable relaxed setting.

Human Interest / Death / Abuse

A tale of two very different worlds that have both been shattered by the loss of loved ones.  It is both Tragic and full of hope, thanks to a dog named Boy!

The kennel has been JC's home ever since his adoptive father locked him inside.

As the hours pass, he tells his dog Boy, the story of how he came to this country. He tells him about his family, the orphanage and the Haitian earthquake that swept everything away.  And how his adoptive mother Melanie rescued him and life started to feel normal again.

That is until JC did something so bad that he and Boy were banish to the kennel.

This book was the winner of the Costa Children's Book Award 2016

Recommended for boys and girls - 13 years and over