Only another week of school until winter holidays! KidsFest is full of fun for kids and teens. It runs from 4 to 18 July 2015. Book now!
Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief, the first of the Percy Jackson books by Rick Riordan, turns 10 this year.
The winners of the 2015 Carnegie and Greenaway Medals have been announced.
Find out what's on in Christchurch for kids this school holidays.
The finalists for the New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults have been announced. Has your favourite book made the cut?
Browse our lists of new stuff - fiction, non-fiction, CDs, DVDs, kids, teens and more.
We'd love to have your photos that reflect life in Halswell. We will add them to Kete Christchurch & return them to you.
30 August & 7 September - Patricia Grace, Fiona Farrell, Jesse Bering, Suki Kim, Sarah Waters ... stimulating discussions with WORD Chch.
Historical Fiction isn't always damsels and corsets. Sometimes it's damsels, corsets, and...bare-knuckle boxing!
Novels with a focus on GLBTQ characters feature in this month's Historical Fiction newsletter.
Justices of the Peace and Citizens Advice Bureau staff are available at some libraries to offer assistance.
Visit CINCH, a one-stop online community directory with thousands of community organisations, clubs and continuing education providers.
Find out about library services and resources for older adults.
Kia ora and welcome to Christchurch. We have a range of resources and services on offer to new residents.
Books in Afrikaans, Arabic, Chinese, Dutch, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Persian, Polish, Russian, Spanish, Thai, and Vietnamese.
A stunning array of new titles have been added to Zinio eMagazines.
Access to the digital archive of the world-renowned magazine National Geographic from 1888 to the current issue.
Explore full-page replicas of newspaper and magazine current print editions. PressDisplay has more than 3000 newspapers and 800 magazines.
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!
Explore the vibrant past of Christchurch and the wider Canterbury region that extends back many hundreds of years before 1850.
Sixteen Ngāi Tahu chiefs signed Kemp’s Deed in Akaroa on 12 June 1848, selling land but keeping some for settlements and reserves.
Kia ora. To celebrate Te Reo Māori we are publishing kupu (words).
Come and discover Te Whata Raki. Learn about some traditional stories, told through waiata, pictures and other web resources.
Lots of people were wowed by Te Matatini National Kapa Haka Festival. Find out more about kapa haka.
Access to the Lynda.com video library of courses and tutorials on software, technology, creative and business skills.
Explore online courses you can access - all you need is your library card and PIN.
Want to know more about 3D printing? How you can 3D print your own design? Find out more about our Schools Horizon programme.
Explore our classes and courses for 2015.
Browse our academic and research related eResources.
Edward Aubrey served from 10 February 1916 to 19 February 1919. He kept a diary from May 1917 to November 1917.
Now is the ideal time to start some research into those who served in the First World War.
Cecil Malthus spent three years in service in the 1st Canterbury Battalion during the First World War. Read his letters, hear his story.
NZ will send substantial reinforcements to the Mother Country in addition to the 10,000 troops now on the water #http://t.co/gcc6deVCW5
10:45 AM - 24 Nov 2014
WW100 commemorates the First World War centenary from 2014 to 2019. Learn more about World War One and New Zealand's involvement.
Lately my reading has seemed depressingly apropos, given the recent news from Baltimore, Ferguson and Charleston on PressDisplay. To Kill a
An interview with the editor of online literary mag, Starling, which is looking for young writers to publish. You could be one of them!
Dr G is here to provide support and suggestions for any genuine problem you may have with health, sexual health or relationship issues.
Do you enjoy making art? If so, we have a fantastic opportunity for you to get creative and be in to win great prizes at the same time!
All the zombie-related reading and viewing you could want. Our picks of the best of the shambling undead.
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