The library is open 8am - 4.30pm.
Have a look at some websites that have been selected to help get you started in your research. This is not an exhaustive list but a good starting point. If you have any questions please come and see us in the library.
New Zealand History
If you are looking for information on New Zealand history this is a great starting place. Use their search bar or have a scroll through their list of topics which includes things like, disasters, health and welfare, protest and reform.
Gavin Bishop and Selina Tusitala Marsh
Former Poet Laureate and creator of 2019 graphic memoir Mophead, Selina Tusitala Marsh, has a chat with 2019 Prime Minister's Literary Award winner and author and illustrator of dozens of children's books, Gavin Bishop. Mophead is available now in the library.
The full text of Shakespeare's plays and sonnets side-by-side with translations into modern English. No fear Shakespeare is available online and in book form at barnesandnoble.com.
Index New Zealand
Index New Zealand is a searchable database that contains abstracts and descriptions of articles from about 1000 New Zealand periodicals and newspapers published from the 1950s to the present day. The periodicals range from academic research journals to magazines. Around 3000 new records are added monthly from 460 current titles.
Reading Response Level 1 Suggestions
Take a look in here for level 1 reading response recommendations.
Carrot 2 organises your search results into topics. With an instant overview of what's available.
You are able to issue a chromebook from the Kiosk at the following times: Before school 8.15 – 8.45am Interval 11.05 – 11.20am (Wed) 10.10 – 10.30am Lunch 1.30 – 2pm (Wed) 1 – 1.30pm After School 3.15 – 3.30pm (Wed) 2.30 - 3.00pm Chromebooks will not be issued from the kiosk outside of these times.
Did you know that we have a large variety of magazines for fun and for learning in the library? Located at the bottom of the stairs the magazine rack has something for everyone!
Want a book or a movie or even a magazine that we don't have? Come and have a chat with Mrs McMillan about what it is and to see if we can buy it!
We have a huge range of movies with new ones arriving all of the time. Come and let us know if you think there is a fantatstic movie title we are missing!
Palmerston North City Library
Can't find a book you're looking for in our library? Check the Public Library.