Whare Pukapuka


Welcome to the Upper Riccarton School and Community Library.

Our library is joint use – it’s shared by both the community and the school. It’s free to join, and all students and their whanau are welcome.

The school librarians are Sally Brown and Liz Schutte. Contact us at 03 348 5073 ext 837 or email library@riccarton.school.nz 

Search the library catalogue for books, magazine articles, eBooks, websites, databases, reading lists and so much more.

Riccarton High School

Opening Hours

It’s open Monday to Friday 9.00 am – 8.00 pm for the public (it opens at 8.30 am for our students Monday to Friday) and Saturday & Sunday 10.00 am – 4.00 pm.

Research and Study

Get support with studying, homework and research


Have a look at some of the latest books for you

What’s On


Just like Netflix but free to you with your library card.

Writing Competitions for Teens

Check out the lots of great competitions for young writers.

RHS Library Google Site

Another great place for library info.

What’s happening at the library

Book Club

RHS Book Club meets twice a term.
Keep an eye on student notices for dates.

Chess Club

Chess Club meets every Tuesday in the Library at Lunchtime.

More Clubs

There is also Rubik’s Cube Club, Knitting Club, and Device Free Fridays.


Pop in and see Mrs Brown or Mrs Schutte to borrow games including Smash Up, Chess, Uno, King of Tokyo, cards, Rubik’s Cubes and more.