Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Lots happening at the library


WEEK 3 Term 4 2016

Look out for competitions and activities happening in the library over the next few weeks!

Guess how many book worms are in the jar


Guess the children's book from the silhouettes


Banned or NOT banned, guess which children's books that have been banned before.



Colouring in contests

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Dress up as a book character on Friday October 28th!  

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WEEK 4 - Scholastic Book Fair -  Monday  October 31st, Tuesday  November 1st and Wednesday November 2nd 2:30pm - 6pm at the Tamahere School Library.  This is a great opportunity to purchase for Christmas and support the school at the same time.

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

An afternoon with Andy Griffith

This is organised by the Auckland Writers Festival


Andy Griffiths is one of New Zealand's most popular children’s authors, best known forThe Treehouse series and the JUST! books, created with illustrator Terry Denton.

Over the last 20 years, Andy’s books have been New York Times bestsellers, adapted for the stage and television and won more than 50 Australian children’s choice awards. Andy, a passionate advocate for literacy, is an ambassador for The Indigenous Literacy Foundation and The Pyjama Foundation.
Join us to celebrate the release of Andy's latest book, The 78-Storey Treehouse
Andy and Terry have added 13 new levels, including a drive-thru car wash, a combining machine, a scribbletorium, an All-Ball sports stadium, Andyland, Terrytown, a high-security potato chip storage facility and an open-air movie theatre.
Well, what are you waiting for? Come on up! Take a tour of the new 78-storey treehouse with Andy Griffiths as your guide.

A range of Andy's books will be available for purchase and there will be a book signing after the event.
4:15pm, Wednesday 14 September
Dorothy Winstone Centre, Auckland Girls Grammar
16 Howe Street, Freemans Bay, Auckland
Tickets on sale via eventfinda
Children under 12: $7, AWF Patrons & Friends: $10, General: $15
Book tickets now
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The Winners---NZ book awards fro children and young adults

New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults winners' poster

Published on Booksellers New Zealand (http://www.booksellers.co.nz)
By sarah
Created 8 Aug 2016

Sunday, February 28, 2016

2016 50 Book Challange

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This year the library is running a 50 book challenge.

Do you think you can read 50 books this year?

Take on the challenge and go into the draw for a gift basket of books

Just come to the library for an entry form and return it to Mrs Kewish in the library when you are done.

Don't forget you have all year to read the books!

Any questions just see Mrs Kewish in the library