ANZAC Day library hours - all closed Sat 25 April, normal hrs Sun 26 April, Linwood, Papanui , South & phone service open on Monday 27 April, other libs closed.

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Anzac Day and Gallipoli

Learn more about the origins of Anzac Day and find library resources about the Anzacs and Gallipoli.

Exhibit

World War One at home and at the front

Visit Central Library Peterborough to view this exhibition of uniforms, equipment, photographs, publications, badges and letters.

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Yours truly, Cecil

Cecil Malthus spent three years in service in the 1st Canterbury Battalion during the First World War. Read his letters, hear his story.

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Military historian Peter Hart interview

Find out more about the First World War - Librarian Kat Moody interviews Peter Hart, Oral Historian at the Imperial War Museum.

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Remembering the First World War 1914-18

Explore our resources on the First World War as New Zealand commemorates WW100 - the First World War centenary.

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Dragonsource Chinese eMagazines
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Dragonsource - Chinese eMagazines

300种在线中文期刊, 支持简体和繁体, 提供原貌版, 文本版和语音版阅读!

Kids' reading e-resources
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Kids' reading eResources

Reading is more fun with our eResources for kids.

Lynda.com
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Lynda.com

Access to the Lynda.com video library of courses and tutorials on software, technology, creative and business skills.

National Geographic Virtual Library
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National Geographic Virtual Library

Access to the digital archive of the world-renowned magazine National Geographic from 1888 to the current issue.

Ebook station
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Advice on choosing an eBook device

Find out how to pick an eReader that you can use to download library eBooks.

Christchurch
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Happy 120th birthday Ngaio Marsh

Ngaio Marsh would have been 120 today. This world renowned crime writer and theatre director was born in Fendalton on 23 April 1895.

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WORD Christchurch Autumn Season

WORD Christchurch - in association with Auckland Writers Festival - is bringing 6 top authors to town for its Autumn Season 13 to 17 May.

Event
Spectrum Street Art Festival

Oi You presents Spectrum Street Art Festival in Christchurch. Explore our street art resources, with a focus on the local.

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Feminism is a feminist issue

A report on How to be a feminist panel, International Women’s Day, Sunday 8 March. Presented by WORD Christchurch and UC College of Arts.

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Christchurch Street and Place Names

Discover the origins of our Christchurch street and place names.

Kids
Reading to dogs
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Reading to dogs

Reading to dogs is back - now it is at Upper Riccarton, South, and Papanui. Book now, it is a fun way to help kids get reading aloud.

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New titles for kids

Browse the latest books and DVDs for kids.

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Science Alive

Science Alive is back from 28 April in 10 libraries - after school learning for kids with the excellent Science Alive educators.

Kid scientist
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Homework

Help for kids to get their homework done.

Māori
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Tī Kōuka Whenua

Explore the vibrant past of Christchurch and the wider Canterbury region that extends back many hundreds of years before 1850.

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Te Matatini Kapa Haka Festival

Find out about the winning kapa haka teams from Te Matatini Kapa Haka Festival.

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Kapa haka

Lots of people were wowed by Te Matatini National Kapa Haka Festival. Find out more about kapa haka.

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Toku ara o te reo Māori - te reo journey

Masha's journey from Slovenian, to English, to Te Reo Māori.

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Te Whata Raki

Come and discover Te Whata Raki. Learn about some traditional stories, told through waiata, pictures and other web resources.

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Live Online

We can answer your questions and help you find what you need - chat online with a librarian now.

Anne of Green Gables
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Goodbye, Gilbert Blythe

Were you smitten with Anne Shirley's regular rescuer/romantic interest Gilbert Blythe? RIP Jonathan Crombie who played him in the tv series.

Auckland Writers Festival
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Auckland Writers Festival 2015

Christchurch City Libraries connects you with Auckland Writers Festival held from 13 to 17 May at the Aotea Centre.

Cookbook covers
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Food Fad Fury
By Robynccl

Bring a cookbook to morning tea and suddenly everybody at the table has an opinion. Matt paper looks nice for about five minutes, but don’t put…

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Literary Prizes and Book Awards

Explore the best in fiction and non-fiction. We list the winners and nominees for a range of book prizes and awards.

Teens
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Dr G

Dr G is here to provide support and suggestions for any genuine problem you may have with health, sexual health or relationship issues.

Summertime Sounds Teen Music Competition
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Winners of the Summertime Sounds Competi…
By Zackids

Listen to the amazing winning entries in our Summertime Sounds music competition!

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Staff List
Dystopian young adult fiction series

If you like The Hunger Games, Divergent or The Maze Runner, and you're looking for a new series, try these.

recommended by thePulse

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WW100 - First World War Fiction for Youn…

Shirley Library's favourite stories for young adults set during the First World War.

recommended by Shirley_Library

Teens
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EBooks for teens

Browse our collection of eBooks for teens.

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