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We have reached the QUARTERFINALS!

The Quarterfinals have arrived!

Quarterfinal 1 Wimpy vs 13 storeyQuarterfinal One: Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney VS The 13-Storey Treehouse by Andy Griffiths

Quarterfinal 2 Secret vs CharlottesQuarterfinal Two: The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett VS Charlotte's Web by E. B. White

Vote in library, on Facebook, or comment below!

Voting closes at 1.30pm Saturday 2nd September.


Final two days of voting till we reach the quarterfinals!

Get those last minute votes in to determine the last two books that will make it through to the quarterfianls of our Book VS Book Chapter Book Trials.

Round 7 BFG vs StiltonRound Seven: The BFG by Roald Dahl VS The Hunt for the Golden Book by Geronimo Stilton.


Round 8 Potter VS PercyRound Eight: Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by J. K. Rowling VS Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan.

 Comment below with your pick from each round and be in the draw to win!


Week three has arrived!

Three weeks in and what an interesting ride it has been!

Keep those votes coming in for round five and six this week! With owls, a thieving granny, a pirate and a grim secret; this week should be as entertaining as the others.

Comment below with your top picks from both rounds!

Round 5 capture vs granny

Round Five: The capture by Kathryn Lasky VS Gangsta Granny by David Walliams.

Round 6 Sinking vs pirate

Round Six: Sinking By David Hill VS The Man whose Mother was a Pirate by Margaret Mahy.

Voting closes Saturday 19th at 1.30pm



Come and celebrate poetry day with us this month!

It's National Poetry Day on Friday August 25th and to celebrate we're creating our very own haiku hike.

Create your own haiku and be part of a trail of verse around the walls of the library. Entry forms are available at the desk at each library. And it's open to children and adults!
Each poem will be judged by New Zealand poet Sue Emms! 
Winners will be announced on National Poetry Day, Friday August 25th.

Come and join the fun!

Unsure what haiku is?
Haiku is a traditional form of Japanese poetry. Haiku poems consist of 3 lines. The first and last lines of a Haiku have 5 syllables and the middle line has 7 syllables. The lines rarely rhyme.