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

Ban This Book

Alan Gratz

A fantastic novel about censorship and standing up for what you believe in. Amy is a strong main character with awesome friends and a mystery to solve.