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Children's Book Sale @ Fendalton Library

Children's non-fiction, fiction, picture and board books, and Young Adult titles for sale, 9 & 10 July at Fendalton Library.

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KidsFest

Woohoo it is school holidays! KidsFest is full of fun for kids and teens. It runs from 4 to 18 July 2015. Book now!

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Holiday programmes and events July 2015

Find out what's on in Christchurch for kids this school holidays.

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Happy Birthday, Alice

By Moata

Celebrating the 150th anniversary of children's classic "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" by Lewis Carroll.

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Happy 10th Birthday to Percy Jackson!

By Zackids

Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief, the first of the Percy Jackson books by Rick Riordan, turns 10 this year.

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CINCH Community Information Christchurch

Visit CINCH, a one-stop online community directory with thousands of community organisations, clubs and continuing education providers.

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Community Advice

Justices of the Peace and Citizens Advice Bureau staff are available at some libraries to offer assistance.

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Services for older adults

Find out about library services and resources for older adults.

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New settlers

Kia ora and welcome to Christchurch. We have a range of resources and services on offer to new residents.

World Languages collection
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World Languages Collection

Books in Afrikaans, Arabic, Chinese, Dutch, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Persian, Polish, Russian, Spanish, Thai, and Vietnamese.

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E-Resources
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New Zinio eMagazines

A stunning array of new titles have been added to Zinio eMagazines.

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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.

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PressDisplay

Explore full-page replicas of newspaper and magazine current print editions. PressDisplay has more than 3000 newspapers and 800 magazines.

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Mangoで英語の勉強をしませんか?

マンゴーで語学の勉強をしよう!

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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!

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Māori
Te Whata Raki
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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.

Rehua Marae
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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 Kupu o te Wiki

Kia ora. To celebrate Te Reo Māori we are publishing kupu (words).

Te Reo
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Toku ara o te reo Māori - te reo journey

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

Kapa haka
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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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Teens
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Young Adult fiction and race relations
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Lately my reading has seemed depressingly apropos, given the recent news from Baltimore, Ferguson and Charleston on PressDisplay. To Kill a

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Wanted: Young writers for literary mag

An interview with the editor of online literary mag, Starling, which is looking for young writers to publish. You could be one of them!

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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.

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Every Story Tells a Picture Competition

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!

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Zombies!

All the zombie-related reading and viewing you could want. Our picks of the best of the shambling undead.

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WW100
Bridge of Remembrance
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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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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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General histories of the First World War

Histories of New Zealand's involvement in the First World War. A Christchurch City Libraries list.

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WW100 teaching resource

This resource aims to raise awareness of the impacts and causes of the First World War. It is focused on Canterbury's involvement.

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Learning
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.

Britannica SmartMaths Practice
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Smartmaths Practice

An interactive and fun way for those aged 6-14 to improve their math skills with activities, tests and quizzes.

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Online courses

Explore online courses you can access - all you need is your library card and PIN.

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Learning Centre and library classes 2015

Explore our classes and courses for 2015.

A cold wintry morning during the holidays in the cosy Canterbury Children's Library where Story-telling sessions were well attended each day. Many of the childfen combined the story-session with choosing their holiday reading, and others made the trip an opportunity to examine the working meccano models and electric trains. From left: Mari-Ann Fairbairn (aged 9), Thea Clemence (aged 8) and Geoffrey Baker (aged 8) with Miss Shirley Lindsay Reading of the library staff who is just choosing a story.
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Academic and Research eResources

Browse our academic and research related eResources.

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