22nd August to 5th September
Renew your book shelves for FREE!
• Bring your own books in good condition to the library to collect tokens
• Come to the library from the 22nd August to spend your tokens on other books.
• Design a poster promoting your favourite book (must include Title, Author, an illustration -can be the book cover- and 3 keywords that describe the book. Don’t forget to write your name and whanau at the back)
• Bring your creation to the library by Monday 5th September
Prizes: Book vouchers for 3 best posters and House points
On Monday 5th September in whanau, fill in the quiz given to your whanau teacher
and return the same day.
Prizes: Chocolates for the winning whanau and House points.
Winners and house competition results will be announced in assembly on Wednesday 7th September
We had the privilege to welcome Stu Duval at Mount Aspiring College for 2 engaging sessions to all year 7 and 8 classes, one of story telling and one creative writing workshop.
How inspiring, engaging, useful and fun!
If you want to purchase his books, there are order forms at the library. Bring the completed form and money to the office by Monday 20th June.
We’ve purchased several new science books to support the Level 2 and 3 Science curriculum as well as Scholarship. So we now have most books on the list from this Biology Scholarship link.
Other new books include:
||Central Rocks: A guide to the geology and landscapes of Central Otago
||Lee, Daphne;Forsyth, Jane
||New Zealand minerals and rocks for beginners
||Forsyth, P. J
||The changing landscape
||Mini-climates: Examining our Environment
||Atmosphere of hope : searching for solutions to the climate crisis
||Flannery, Tim F
||Towards a warmer world : what climate change will mean for New Zealand’s future
||Rock and mineral
||Endangered oceans : investigating oceans in crisis
||Rake, Jody Sullivan
||Evolution : the human story
||Roberts, Alice M
||Evolution : the whole story
||Polluted inheritance : New Zealand’s freshwater crisis
||Joy, Mike 1959
||De la Bedoyere, Camilla
||The Living world of animals
||World Wildlife Fund
||Birdlife of Mount Aspiring National Park
||Grebes of Wanaka
||How your body works
||Canavan, Thomas 1956-
||Gut : the inside story of our body’s most under-rated organ
||Freaks, geeks and Asperger syndrome : a user guide to adolescence
||Jackson, Luke 1988-
||Born on a blue day : a memoir of Asperger’s and an extraordinary mind
||Tammet, Daniel 1979-
Keep sending good books recommendations!
We meet Tuesdays lunchtimes in the library.
We are currently reading the Siren. We are also being crafty and create posters for the library to advocate books and reading.
It is not too late to join so come along in term 2 for some reading fun.
Welcome to MAC library this year!
Our 3 rules:
- NO FOOD in the library
- Borrow 4 books up to 3 weeks
- Always record your book loan at the issue desk
Many new books arrive weekly on the “New Books” shelf.
There are also more than 200 ebooks on our FREE e-library to read on your own device.
Reading is good, so read more!
To battle boredom and keep the brain fit, visit the town library to keep reading over the holidays.
If you are under 14, you can sign up to the Summer Reading Challenge, adopt a secret identity then read as many books as you can and get fun prizes.
So go to the Wanaka Library and get reading!
By Derek Landy, the author of the series Skulduggery Pleasant, which we also love.
We rated this book 5 out of 5!
Amber Lambert has never heard of the Demon Road. But when her parents try to kill her, her life changes forever. A maze of secrets, lies and mysteries uncover the real truth of her parents. Now on the run with Milo, her parents and their friends closely behind, she is forced to travel along the Demon Road and confront the devil himself.
Genre: Thriller, fantasy, adventure (and a little bit of humour too)
The best book of the year!