Library

Library

Introduction

The Library and Information Centre's ethos is to support the Vision, Values and Mission of Auckland Grammar School. Specific aims include:

  • The provision of excellent services and a resource-rich dynamic environment that supports the curricular and recreational needs of the school community.
  • To facilitate both immediate and life-long-learning by supporting the development of students' independent research skills along with an understanding of the ethical use of information.
  • To promote reading and to foster a love of reading for pleasure.

The library is open Monday-Thursday from 8am-4.30 pm and Fridays from 8am-4.15pm, as well as interval and lunch each day.

Lending

Students may issue 5 books plus 2 magazines and 2 eBooks for a period of two weeks

Student Library Monitors

A team of 30 student monitors work to support the running of the library. Senior students lead five daily teams.

Resources and Facilities

  • Extensive and diverse Fiction and Non-Fiction collections
  • Print as well as eBooks and magazines
  • Electronic databases
  • A very popular browsing collection comprised of a vast range of publications including manga and graphic novels along with fun factual books
  • Four separate bookable spaces for classes
  • A silent study room
  • 32 computers in the Non-Fiction Room which are for individual and class use
  • Scanning, printing and photocopying facilities

If you have any further questions please contact our staff today.