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 kākano kia puāwai. Nurture the seed and it will blossom.               


What we are offering in Term 3, 2022

New Entrant Visits/Ngā Haerenga ki te Akomanga

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

STEAM Sessions/Auahatanga

Let your tamariki explore Lego, coding and digi games in fun sessions focusing on thinking and problem solving. 40 - 60 minutes. We can visit you or you can visit us. All year levels.

Library Connections/Tūhono Wharepukapuka

Connect with the Library. Come for a visit and we will take a tour behind the scenes, learn how to use the catalogue, read some books and spend time browsing. 60 – 90 minutes. All ages.

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 year levels.

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. Six one hour sessions. Year 5 – 13

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 (12 years and over)

Book of the Month/Pukapuka o te Marama

Fourteen Wolves

Catherine Barr

In fairy tales, the wolf's cry makes people shudder. They've been hunted, captured. When wolves disappeared from Yellowstone Park in the 1930s, the ecosystem started to collapse. This is the story of their homecoming.