Onslow College Library
Students are WELCOME to use the library for study, research and quiet reading.
Our aim is to provide resources:
- which are useful and relevant to your studies;
- which will deepen your understanding of people, the world we live in, and the languages we use;
and to help you learn how to access and use those resources.
Generally, the library is open all day from 8am to 4pm including intervals and all lunchtimes.
If you need help, ask any of these people:
Ms Debbie Shephard: Library Manager
Ms Diana Molloy: Librarian, Textbooks and AV
Mrs Rosaleen Davin: Librarian
Mr Peter May: Library Assistant
Student Assistants: You! We need new applicants!
Adult Helpers and Duty Teachers.
You can borrow all resources except reference books and some magazine titles.
Fiction and Non-Fiction 3 week loan
Magazines 2 day loan
Information File items 2 day loan
CD-Rom/Videos Overnight loan
The library intranet page gives access to:
Index New Zealand
And the Librarian’s lists of recommended websites.
We have 18 internet-accessible computers for student use. The library catalogue and library intranet pages are available from every computer in the school.
Students can check which books are issued to them by clicking on 'My Library-Borrowing Details' and entering their student number.
Overdue Loan Information
Our students are responsible for all items issued in their name. They can check their borrowing record at any time by going to the library pages on the intranet, clicking 'My Library', and entering their student number. Parents and caregivers are routinely advised of any items which are well overdue because, unfortunately, students will be invoiced for lost items.
If parents have any queries about overdues, please contact the library - phone: 478 8189 ext. 846
The library has a colour photocopier/printer. This is operated either from a computer or by scanning your student ID card. See library staff if you need help.
Two scanners are available in the library.
Textbooks from the English, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, History, Geography, PE, Languages, Classics, and Economics departments, are administered by the library too. We strongly urge students to write their name on the slips provided inside textbooks so they can distinguish which textbook is theirs! Otherwise, students can check their borrowing record on the library pages of the intranet to make sure that the barcode there matches the barcode on the book. For queries about textbooks, contact the library or Diana Molloy - Phone 478 8189 Ext 846. Diana.Molloy@onslow.school.nz
Newsletter now available
Thursday 17th April 2014
The end of term newsletter is now available hereRead more »
School Cross Country Thursday 17th April Postponed until Term 2
Wednesday 16th April 2014Read more »
11PE Triathlon has been CANCELLED
Saturday 12th April 2014
Due to safety concerns with the road conditions, the Year 11 Triathlon has been cancelled. A decision on when this wil...Read more »
Entertainment Books 2014 - 2015 on sale now!
Friday 11th April 2014
Order your 2014 - 2015 Entertainment Book now to receive over $20,000 worth of valuable 2-for-1 and up to 50% offers fro...Read more »
And another Medal!
Friday 28th March 2014
Well done to Will Fahey (Stroke), Angus Todd, Will Pearson, Josh Blackmore and Dion Blackmore (Cox) placing third in the...Read more »
NEWSFLASH - GOLD MEDAL AT MAADI CUP
Friday 28th March 2014
Hayden Robertson just rowed to a gold medal in the Boys Under17 single scull! First Gold for Onslow College since 1979!...Read more »
Scholarship Results for Onslow College
Tuesday 11th March 2014
Congratulations to our Year 13 Students who received Scholarships in the 2013 examinations. It is great to see the har...Read more »
Monday 10th March 2014
Congratulations to the large contingent of rowers that represented Onslow College with pride and determination over the ...Read more »
Alisha Gilchrist smashes Under 16 Girls 3000m record!
Friday 7th March 2014
Year 11 student Alisha Gilchrist didn't just win the Under 16 Girls 3000m race at the Western Zone Athletics competion o...Read more »
Snapper travel concession
Monday 3rd March 2014
Wellington child travel concessions on Snapper for senior students are due to expire, to ensure students continue to rec...Read more »
Sports in 2014
Monday 27th January 2014
The 2014 Sports Handbook and associated forms are now available on the Sports pages of the website. Summer sports comm...Read more »