The Library

Whangarei Boys' High School Library is located in the main quad at the heart of the school. The Library has about 10,00 print books and over 1,000 Wheelers e-books and audio books. We have a large collection of Graphic Novels which are really popular. Internet access is through the Library's twenty computers as well as students using their BYOD devices as directed by their teacher.

Staffing & Opening Hours


Staffing & Opening Hours
The Library is staffed by a full time Library Manager, Mrs Dee Brooker d.brooker@wbhs.school.nz, and assisted by Duty Teachers and Student Librarians. The Library is open from 7 30 am to 3 30 pm during term time.

Hell Pizza Challenge


Hell Pizza Challenge
You are not too late to join the Hell Pizza Challenge. Read seven books and be rewarded with a pizza! Deadline: Monday 3 December 2018.

Author/ Illustrator visits


Author/
Illustrator visits
In 2018 we are running a number of promotions including visits from a comic book illustrator (Michel Mullipola), an author (Des Hunt) and in September we are welcoming poet Apirana Taylor.

Wheelers e-books and audio books


Wheelers e-books and audio books
Wheelers e-books and audio books are available free to all staff and students of WBHS and are available 24/7. Search for and download the e-Platform app from your app store. Find the WBHS Library and login using your WBHS login. Browse and borrow an e-Book or an audio book to read or listen to on your device.

Margaret Mahy Book of the Year


Margaret Mahy Book of the Year
"Aotearoa - the New Zealand story" by Gavin Bishop was named Margaret Mahy Book of the Year last week at the New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults.

Reservations


Reservations
Would you like to reserve a book which is currently on loan? E-mail Mrs Brooker on d.brooker@wbhs.school.nz. When the book is available you will be sent an email and also receive notification in whanau time.

EPIC Databases


EPIC Databases
You can access the EPIC Databases either through the OPAC (catalogue) by searching "EPIC databases". If you know the database you require then you can click on the name of the database.