Our library provides a warm, safe and welcoming environment for everyone in our school community, and is open to students and staff throughout the school day.

Our collection

The library has a broad and diverse collection, catering for readers at all year levels with varied interests and abilities. Our resources foster reading for pleasure and support teaching and learning across the curriculum.

Borrowing books

  • Students can borrow up to four books for three weeks, after which books must be renewed or returned. 
  • Overdue notices are emailed to students every month. 
  • Books that are more than three months overdue are assumed lost and the replacement cost charged. 
  • If books are returned in unhygienic or irreparable condition the replacement cost is charged.
  • The library’s best borrowers are acknowledged at the end of the year.

Library website

Our library website provides:

  • access to the library catalogue
  • access to eBooks and audiobooks
  • links to a range of useful resources to support research and inquiry, such as the EPIC databases, National Library resources and online dictionaries
  • links to support reading for pleasure, such as book recommendations and reviews.


Staff and students can use their MAC email address to access eBooks and audiobooks. Access is via our library web page or by downloading the Wheelers ePlatform app and selecting Mount Aspiring College Library.

Location and hours

Our library is located on the ground floor in the new building, opposite the wharenui, and is open Monday to Friday from 8:00am to 3:30pm and during intervals and at lunchtime.