At Palmy Boys’

Palmerston North Boys’ High School has a well-resourced library located on site, fit with a computer suite, for student use.

The School Library is an important and well resourced facility for the use of both students and staff. The generous opening hours (8:00am – 4:30pm daily) allow young men to access and use the 26 desktop computers and 16 Chromebooks for research and assessment purposes.

The Library contains approximately 15,500 books and about 20,000 book issues are made annually. There are also approximately 650 DVD’s and a growing number of e-books for issue.

The Library is a vibrant and busy venue at interval and lunch time in particular, as young men make use of the bean bags and comfortable chairs for reading and playing the available board games.

The Library is also utilised as a teaching space when learning activities require additional print and electronic resources. The Library is equipped with a data projector and television with Chromecast, allowing what is displayed on a computer screen to also be displayed via the television screen.

The well qualified Library staff are experts in providing our young men with assistance in selecting reading books and advice with research activities.