Ngā Kaiako/Teachers​

We seek to empower tamariki to become literate through activities that are meaningful and engaging and by providing free and open access to a broad range of materials and services. 

Poipoia te kakano kia puawai. Nurture the seed and it will blossom.

What we are offering in Term 1

STEM Sessions/Auahatanga

Let your tamariki explore coding, Lego or robots in fun sessions focusing on thinking and problem solving. Year Level: 1 – 13

Library Connections/Tūhono Wharepukapuka

Connect with the Library this term. Come for a visit and we will take a tour behind the scenes, teach your tamariki how to use the catalogue, enjoy a Storytime and spend time browsing. Year Level: 1 - 13

Build a Video Game/Hanga he Kēmu Ataata

Bloxels is a game building app that uses programming technology and physical blocks to build a video game with levels, characters and challenges (6 one hour sessions) Year Level: 5 – 13

Book Talks/Kōrero Pukapuka

Every fortnight for 20 minutes we can visit your class and inspire reading for pleasure by presenting the books we love. All ages.

New Entrant Visits/Ngā Haerenga ki te Akomanga

Finn (our penguin mascot) and I will visit your new entrant class for 20 minutes every fortnight to read fun stories and chat about what’s on at the Library.

Lindsay's Book Club/Karapu Pukapuka a Lindsay

Book activities and reading that encourages reading for pleasure and literacy. Three thirty minute workshops with a small group of students or fortnightly visits during the term.

Library Resources/Rauemi Pukapuka

We have a wonderful range of resources we can either bring to you or set up here.

Build a video game with Bloxels
Code with Dash and Dot Robots
Coding with Lightbot and Scratch
Educational Digital Games
Lego construction
Virtual Reality

Book of the Month/Pukapuka o te Marama

Hollowpox: The Hunt for Morrigan Crow

Jessica Townsend

The third book in the Nevermoor series continues and deepens the story of Morrigan Crow and her friends. If you liked Nevermoor and Wundersmith you will LOVE Hollowpox. Mystery, fantasy, adventure and fun.