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Kia ora and welcome to the first edition of our new quarterly magazine, uncover - huraina.

WORD Christchurch - 24 to 28 August

The WORD Christchurch Writers & Readers Festival had us enthralled. Look back on WORD with our festival coverage.

New titles - September 2016

Here's our fab lineup of new things - eAudiobooks, eBooks, DVDs, CDs, fiction, non-fiction, large print - and stuff for kids and teens.

The Obelisk Gate Nellie Belle Black Hole Blues Heartland Britt-Marie Was Here And I Darken Smoke Gets in your Eyes Hera Lindsay Bird Hot Dog Taste Test And the Sun Shines Now All at Sea The Truth Isn't Always Ornamental Strangerland The Americans

Stuff we love: August 2016

recommended by StaffPickles

Our team share the stuff they are loving this month. A Staff Pickles list.

2016 Hugo Award winners announced

The winners of the Hugo Awards have been announced at the World Science Fiction convention - we list the winners and shortlisted titles.

Kids
Teens
David Levithan
Blogpost
David Levithan at WORD Christchurch
By Alina

Author of teen fiction, David Levithan talks diversity, empathy and the power to change things in his Margaret Mahy Memorial lecture.

Ted Dawe
Blogpost
Beautiful but doomed: Devon Santos
By Katccl

Ted Dawe is coming to the WORD Christchurch Writers and Readers Festival this month, so I got up to date ...

Dr G
Website
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.

Being Jazz Love Blind Run Lily and Dunkin Three Truths and A Lie Radio Silence
Staff List
Diverse books: LGBT 2016

recommended by ChristchurchTeens

Diverse reading - Books that have gay, lesbian, bi, transsexual, asexual, or characters who don't fit the 'straight & cisgender' mould.

Community
Article
Reading in Mind: Book scheme for mental health

The Reading in Mind mental health book scheme recommends books on mental health issues. Reading in Mind was developed through a collaboration between Pegasus Health, Christchurch City Libraries and the Mental Health Education Resource Centre, and HealthInfo Canterbury/Waitaha.

Article
Reading in Mind

The Reading in Mind mental health book scheme recommends books on a range of mental health issues.

Resource
New Brighton Library at 60 Brighton Mall

Our popup library at 60 Brighton Mall is now open. Hours are from 9am to 6pm Monday to Friday, and 10am to 4pm on Saturday and Sunday.

Resource
New Brighton Library at 60 Brighton Mall

Our popup library at 60 Brighton Mall is now open. Hours are from 9am to 6pm Monday to Friday, and 10am to 4pm on Saturday and Sunday.

Online Resource
Poster Collection: 1981 Springbok Tour

In July, August and September 1981, NZ experienced civil disturbance as the South African rugby team toured the country.

Online Resource
Poster Collection: 1981 Springbok Tour

In July, August and September 1981, NZ experienced civil disturbance as the South African rugby team toured the country.

Blogpost
Podcast - Disability rights
By Moata

The latest podcast from specialist human rights radio show Speak up - Kōrerotia, focusing on disability rights & the NZ Disability Strategy

Blogpost
Podcast - Disability rights
By Moata

The latest podcast from specialist human rights radio show Speak up - Kōrerotia, focusing on disability rights & the NZ Disability Strategy

Event
Introduction to Local & Family History
Sep 8th | 10:30am - 11:30am

Learn about our local history including Sydenham Cemetery, and hear from Lynda Sawyers about her experience researching family history.

Event
Introduction to Local & Family History
Sep 8th | 10:30am - 11:30am

Learn about our local history including Sydenham Cemetery, and hear from Lynda Sawyers about her experience researching family history.

Māori
Blogpost
Waiora: Te ū kai pō - The Homeland
By Moata

We interview Hone Kouka about his classic play currently being restaged in Christchurch at The Court Theatre.

Blogpost
Waiora: Te ū kai pō - The Homeland
By Moata

We interview Hone Kouka about his classic play currently being restaged in Christchurch at The Court Theatre.

Blogpost
Haere rā Peter Gossage
By Donna R

Haere rā to writer and illustrator Peter Gossage. He was renowned for retelling the myths of Aotearoa in a simple and striking way.

Blogpost
Haere rā Peter Gossage
By Donna R

Haere rā to writer and illustrator Peter Gossage. He was renowned for retelling the myths of Aotearoa in a simple and striking way.

Blogpost
The Dead Lands: Making a movie in te reo
By Moata

We talk to director Toa Fraser about his 2014 Māori martial arts film, The Dead Lands and what it's like making a movie completely in Māori.

Blogpost
The Dead Lands: Making a movie in te reo
By Moata

We talk to director Toa Fraser about his 2014 Māori martial arts film, The Dead Lands and what it's like making a movie completely in Māori.

Blogpost
Wā kōrero (storytimes) at home
By Cclstaff

Didn't make it to our bilingual storytimes during Māori Language Week? Then create your own at home with these suggested stories and music.

Blogpost
Wā kōrero (storytimes) at home
By Cclstaff

Didn't make it to our bilingual storytimes during Māori Language Week? Then create your own at home with these suggested stories and music.

E-Resources
Music notes
Blogpost
Punker than Punk ... Rock's Backpages
By Devilstatedan

Dan finds all about The Saints in Rock's Backpages.

Scientific American Archive
News
New: Scientific American Archive

The newest arrival to the eResource family is the online archive of Scientific American magazine.

Press Reader electronic newspapers
Blogpost
PressDisplay is evolving!
By Finnerty75

One of our most popular eResources is changing its name and adding some new features. Read our post for more information.

eAudiobooks
Blogpost
Recent eAudiobooks from BorrowBox
By Paulccl

Browse some of the newest eAudiobooks in our collection.

Time Magazine Archive
Blogpost
Time Magazine Archive
By Finnerty75

We now have access to the fully searchable Time Magazine Archive dating back to its first issue in March 1923 through to December 2000.

WW100
http://christchurchcitylibraries.com/heritage/photos/disc3/img0049.asp
Blogpost
A disastrous day, The Somme
By Katccl

The Battle of The Somme began 100 years ago. The first day of the battle, 1 July, was utterly disastrous with staggering losses.

Anthony Wilding
Blogpost
Anthony Wilding, killed in action
By Cccrose

Anthony Wilding was the first and, so far, the only New Zealander to win a Wimbledon championship. He was killed in action, 9 May 1915.

Clarkson
Blogpost
The stories behind the letters
By Ccleditor

A recent addition to our digital collection: Letters and memorabilia from the Clarkson family. Explore the stories behind the letters.

Bridge of Remembrance
Website
Finding your First World War soldier

Now is the ideal time to start some research into those who served in the First World War.

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