Photo by Linda Robertson.
Otago Girls' High School library manager Jane Smallfield
(centre), Elloise Dixon (13, left) and Briarna King (15) hold
some of the 250 books donated to the school's library as part
of Library Day.
Pupils dressed as their favourite book or movie character to
raise funds to buy new books for the library.
The PTSA also gave $1500 to buy books for the school.
Library Day, a long-standing tradition at the school, was
started in 1938 as a means of building up the school's
As part of the annual event, University of Otago College of
Education Creative New Zealand Children's Writer in Residence
and New Zealand Post Book Award winner Melinda Szymanik was
guest speaker at school assembly.