Haere Mai, Welcome to the Leslie Library, Whare Pukapuka

We are open every school day from 8am until 5pm.

Come and see us to:

  • read for relaxation

  • work on the jigsaw puzzles

  • get one-on-one help finding info

  • meet friends during your breaks and eat your morning tea/lunch!

  • use computers and printers

  • study in a quietish space

  • research something

There are four of us in the library team:

Kate Cormack, Library Leader; Tues, Thurs, Fri

Jay Wincer, Librarian: Mon, Wed

Lea-Ann Hanson, Librarian: Mon, Thurs, Fri

Holly Pedersen, Librarian:  Tues, Wed, Thurs


1. Library Catalogue

Search the library catalogue to find books for reading for pleasure and books, information files and websites for your research.

2. Graphic novels online

ComicPlus gives you access to 20,000+ graphic novels  

Use your school email and password to login.  

ComicPlus for Years 9 to 13

ComicPlus for Years 11 to 13 (will not work for Y9 and Y10)

Don’t download the graphic novels using your own data as this can be expensive.  Watch this short video about how to access via your app store.

Audiobooks and eBooks

You have access to 3000+ audio and ebooks through Wheelers. Login using your school email and password.

Access Wheelers directly or via your app store

  1. Search for and download the 'ePlatform by Wheelers' 

  2. Once installed search for Paraparaumu College library

  3. Log with your PC email and password

  4. Browse, borrow and then read or listen to books.  

Make sure you don't download or listen to audiobooks using data, as this can be very expensive!  

Watch this brief video to see how to download audiobooks without using data, and how to listen to them offline.  


Need to find some information for an assessment or for a topic of interest and not sure where to start?  In addition to our library catalogue you also have access to two key databases which have a wealth of great information.​​​​​​​

Want some help?  Drop in and ask one of the library team, or fill in the Ask Us form and on this page and one of the team will be in touch with you soon.

Key Databases

NZ Focused Sources


Need some inspiration?

Research Help