The summer holidays are just around the corner. Now’s the time to issue your books (5 item limit). They’re not due back until Feb 9th 2018! Whether you’re planning on hitting the great outdoors or hibernating in your bedroom with the curtains drawn, we have the book for you. If eBooks are more your style you can […]

There are two weeks left until the end of the Hell Pizza Reading Challenge 2017! So far 529 books have been returned into the Challenge by 60 active participants and 67 free Hell pizza cards have been given away – well done! Have you done your bit to ensure your class wins the Pizza Party […]

Congratulations to Jiko Uluiburotu who secured tickets to tonight’s Hurricanes v Chiefs game at the Westpac Stadium! You have another chance to WIN so get reading any NON-FICTION book from the Girvan Library and return it by lunchtime Friday 7th July (last day of Term 2) to be in the draw for 2x double passes to the […]

Live and Loud! continues in the Girvan Library at lunchtimes celebrating NZ Music month. We greatly enjoyed hearing Arlo van Helden on guitar with soulful vocals last week, and today we were treated to the duo of Lisione Tu’amoheloa (guitar and vocals) and Lelei Tautau (vocals) bringing a Pasifika flavour to their harmonies. Keep an eye out next week […]

Live and Loud! kicked off today at the Girvan Library celebrating NZ Music month with Tejas’ soulful unplugged covers. Keep an ear out for more Friday lunchtime performances in the library during May. Congratulations to Rhys Statham who won the draw for the Hurricanes game tonight and to Darwisy Lokman who won tickets to Monday […]

The Dark Lord of the Sith has made an appearance at the Girvan Library for International Star Wars Day. The Sci-fi club Star Wars competition quiz box is on display so if you know the answers to the trivia questions posted in today’s daily notices place your entry by 1.30pm today. While you’re there check […]

We’ll be running the annual Hell Pizza reading challenge in Term 2! Get a head-start by picking-up some holiday reading this week and win yourself some free pizza in your first week back next term! 5 new and delicious things about this year’s challenge: 1. Free slice of pizza for everyone who signs up and issues […]

Read, Review & Win! Read an eBook (or any Girvan Library book) between 7 December 2016 & 7 February 2017, submit a short review (7 words? 7 lines?) as a comment below, and be in to win! There are 7 chances to win! ∗ Best eBook review (students) ∗ Best eBook review (staff) ∗ Best […]

Don’t be afraid if you see “The Donald” as you come into the library.  But feel free to borrow the books and mags about the upcoming US Presidential election and related topics. We have a cordial handshake between Melania Trump (Trump’s wife #3 and First Lady contender) and Bill Clinton (former US President, now the first […]

The USUAL SUSPECTS from Cluedo are under suspicion, except we have hot Dr Orchid replacing Mrs White and some kiwi-style / modern weapons for the new age: taiaha, dagger, sub-machine gun, machete, spade, pistol, jandal (!) & hammer. Obviously the murder happened in the library – so only the 2 possible weapon/murderer combos need be solved giving you […]