A traditional school with a contemporary heart


Southland Boys’ High School Library is an area of the school with growing opportunities for our students to access quality research material, learning skills, award-winning literature and popular fiction and non-fiction titles.

We also provide games such as chess, checkers, and various card games for the students to play during intervals and lunchtimes.

Library Team:

Head of Library Services: Mrs Cris Crighton
Teacher in Charge of Library: Mrs Maria Alcock
We also have a team of student librarians who carry out duties at lunchtimes and during class visits to help students using the library.

Opening Hours:

8am to 4pm Monday to Friday.

Library Catalogue

Using the Library Catalogue, students are able to:  

  • View their borrowed resources
  • Request books
  • Create their own reading lists
  • Submit book reviews
  • Find quality research material
  • Access resources for specific subjects
Junior School

Year 7 and 8 students have regular weekly visits providing opportunities to not only find good books to read but also to participate in games, quizzes and activities designed to help them engage in finding and using good information.

Homework Help

AnyQuestions is a NZ site, supported by the Ministry of Education, which provides online support by librarians around the country.

And ManyAnswers will provide information about hot topics and popular search requests.