Friday, 28 November 2014

Term 4 Book Review Competition Winners - Congratulations!

Senior Syndicate winner: Joe-Dee, Room 1          

Middle Syndicate winner: Jake, Room 8                                    

Junior Syndicate winner:
Joelle, Room 15

Thursday, 27 November 2014

Student Librarians - Thank-you!

A morning tea in the Library this morning was held for our Student Librarians, to thank them for all their hard work and dedication over the course of this year.

Well done everyone! The library runs more efficiently with your help.

Wednesday, 26 November 2014

Puppy Stories

Sophie from Room 3 shows off her toy puppy, as she chooses a book to read about one of her favourite animals.

Tuesday, 25 November 2014

Reading together

 Melea and Grace reading in the Library before school this morning.

Have you done some early morning reading with a friend before?

It is a great way to relax before the busy start of the school day.

Lego read

Comparing their favourite Lego figures are Room 11 students, Braedyn, Fraser and Micah, as they leaf through the giant Lego Mini-figure book in our Reference Section.

This publication has proved to be an extremely popular and widely read addition in the library, especially with our boys.

Have you spotted your favourite Lego character?

Monday, 24 November 2014

Book Club break-up

Gathering together to celebrate our last book club meeting for 2014 are:
Faith, Melea, Tara, Te Aroha, Maia, Terrin, Joe Dee and Grace

Sharing a Christmas story

Student Librarian Maia  reads a story to new entrant Joelle, from Room 15, while on morning duty before school.

Thursday, 13 November 2014

Reading for 2

Room 13 students, Harley and Dyzire, have fun looking through one of  the many super hero books upstairs in the library

Tuesday, 11 November 2014


Gigatowngis supporters get busy, busy, busy!

Students from Room 2 buddy up with Room 4 students to blog and tweet during a full on session this morning in the library.

Lots of fun was had by all as we work towards sending Gisborne into the lead

Fun with friends in the Library

Having lots of fun and laughter dressing up, are Maia, Te Reinga, Jessica & Samara

Have you tried dressing up in a costume?

You can try and look like your favourite book character

Monday, 10 November 2014

Book Hospital to the rescue!

 Helping look after books that need extra care and attention is Student Librarian Myah

Books that are damaged or have pages that have come out, are put into the Book Hospital for repairs

Friday, 7 November 2014

Trio of readers

Hunter, Liam & Mako read books together during their class visit to the library

Room 9 has submitted the highest amount of entries in the Book Review Competition each term this year

What a great way to connect with your Library, Room 9!

Book Reviews help the reader to contemplate, evaluate and summarise their reading.

Have you entered the Book Review Competition for Term 4?

Thursday, 6 November 2014

Bookmark makers

Having fun making bookmarks during their lunch break, are Quinn & Ezekiel from Room 9.

Do you use a bookmark when you read?

Wednesday, 5 November 2014

Room 3 Library visit

New student Arty, enjoys reading in the non-fiction section with fellow students Ariel & Mys-D.
Our Student Librarian, Faith, made up a display on graphic novels, to encourage other students to take a look at this genre and maybe try one out.