Follow our new Instagram account


Follow our new Instagram account
Follow the WBHS Library on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/wbhs_library/ Here is a photo of the 2019 Student Librarians our first instagram post for 2019.

Library Photo Competition


Library Photo Competition
Take a photo of someone reading and enter this competition to win chocolate prizes. Deadline 8 March 2019 Email photos to d.brooker@wbhs.school.nz

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 140 Wheelers e-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
We are eagerly awaiting the start of the Hell Pizza Challenge for 2019. Read seven books and be rewarded with a pizza!

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 for year 9s was held at WGHS Library in August 2018. Well done to our team. We will shortly be looking for a new team to take on other Northland schools.

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 2018. We are looking at getting some more authors or illustrators in 2019.

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 at the New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults.

Des Hunt


Des Hunt
In June 2018 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.