Welcome to Palmerston North Boys' High Library!
Open Library: This is an open online project of Internet Archive. Browse more than a million free e-books such as Roald Dahl’s “Matilda” and Sylvia Plath’s “The Bell Jar.” Visit openlibrary.org and sign up for a free account.
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- OUR WORLD IN DATA : This site has excellent overviews of COVID-19.
FOR SCHOOL WORK
- Use ONE SEARCH on our Library Web App for hundreds of relevant journal and newspaper articles. Log in then find it from Stratus Library tab then "Search for a book".
- CRASH COURSE - Crash Course is one of the best ways to educate yourself, your classmates and your family on YouTube!
- SHORT STORY GUIDE - Short Story Guide is designed to help high school teachers, students and reading lovers find the right story and allow them to easily read online short stories free, where possible. It has examples of many types of stories.
YEAR 9 READING CHALLENGE
This competition challenges Year 9s to read a certain number of books in 2021. The rewards for finishing this challenge are receiving a certificate from the Rector at a whole school Assembly plus The Rector's Shout!
Read a book, fill in your Reading List and get it signed off by your teacher or one of the Library staff. If you read 12 books you will achieve the Bronze Certificate, 30 books will earn you the Silver and 60 books will earn you the Gold. Ask for the Reading Lists from the Library.
By now, you will be starting your RESEARCH assignments - WE CAN HELP YOU!
Use EPIC e-Resources
Search for free!
On expensive databases - full of full-text journal articles!
This page will connect seamlessly with any of the databases, if you are logged in to STRATUS.
If not, you can login as : palmyboyshs and ask Library staff for the password.
Try them out! If you need help, just ask your Library staff!
SEE MORE RESEARCH TOOLS BELOW!