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As part of the Council’s review of library services, our consultants gave two presentations to the Library Taskforce, which is meeting during February.

Presentation 1 reviews the library survey which the Council undertook in December-January. Presentation 2 shares thoughts about the future of libraries, based on overseas and NZ experience. To view the commentary that accompanies the images, you will need to open this file using Microsoft Powerpoint 2007 of later version.

Download Presentation 1 (PPTX, 2MB)

Download Presentation 2 (PPTX, 7.55MB)

View Taskforce Recommendations (PDF, 244KB)

Library Forum Responses (PDF, 137KB)

High School Library Forum Responses (PDF, 208KB)


Shelf Life Invasion!

Shelf Life is a catalogue of all the new arrivals across all our libraries. 

>>  Feburary to April 2012 edition   (PDF, 30MB)

>>  March to May 2012 Junior edition  (PDF, 1MB)

>> Library Press June 2012  (PDF, 443KB)

>> August 2012 edition  (PDF, 273KB)

>> September to November 2012 edition  (PDF, 3MB)

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Holding Library Items

You can now put holds on library items via the Library Website

>>  Read instructions here  (pdf 294KB)

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