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.

Most popular book in the Library


Most popular book in the Library
"Scythe" by Neil Shusterman is currently the most popular book in the Library. Read it and see why! It's sequel "Thunderhead"is just as good.

Readers Cup


Readers Cup
The inaugral Readers Cup was held at WGHS Library in August. Well done to our team of year 9s.

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.

Michel Mullipola


Michel Mullipola
Comic book illustrator, Michel Mullipola wowed the students when he visited the Library in Term 1.

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.

Des Hunt


Des Hunt
In June author, Des Hunt visited the WBHS Library and loud bangs were heard from the Library as he used science demonstations to make his points about writing.

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.

Apirana Taylor


Apirana Taylor
As part of Te Wiki o te Reo Maori, WBHS Library was proud to host Apirana Taylor, poet, author, actor, musician, painter and playwright performing his poetry and music to four Junior classes

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.