The theme for Māori Language Week this year is whāngaihia ngā mātua - helping parents to pass te reo on to their tamariki.
Explore the vibrant past of Christchurch and the wider Canterbury region that extends back many hundreds of years before 1850.
Come and discover Te Whata Raki. Learn about some traditional stories, told through waiata, pictures and other web resources.
Kia ora. To celebrate Te Reo Māori we are publishing kupu (words).
Masha's journey from Slovenian, to English, to Te Reo Māori.
Take a walk with us on the dark side. Explore Magpie Hall by Rachael King - family secrets, taxidermy, Victorian tattooing, & Gothic novels.
Browse our lists of new stuff - fiction, non-fiction, CDs, DVDs, kids, teens and more.
The Christchurch programme for the New Zealand International Film Festival has been released and boy, are there some great films…
I love fashion, and am glad to see the New Zealand International Film Festival has a trio of fashiony movies.…
30 August & 7 September - Patricia Grace, Fiona Farrell, Jesse Bering, Suki Kim, Sarah Waters ... stimulating discussions with WORD Chch.
We remember Margaret Mahy, our favourite award winning author, writer, librarian, mother and grandmother died 23 July 2012.…
Upcoming events at Shirley Library with authors who are finalists in this year’s New Zealand Book Awards For Children and Young Adults.…
Reading to dogs is on at Upper Riccarton, South, and Shirley. Book now, it is a fun way to help kids get reading aloud.
When a child turns four years old, they can come into any Christchurch City Library and pick up a free Ready for Reading pack.
School holidays are over and our popular Babytime and Storytime sessions are back.
Anna Rogers will talk about the contribution made by three nurses who served overseas in South Africa, WW1 and WW2. Saturday 25 July.
Now is the ideal time to start some research into those who served in the First World War.
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
Browse our collection of First World War images.
Histories of New Zealand's involvement in the First World War. A Christchurch City Libraries list.
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Papanui Library will be closed for repairs from Wednesday 12 August 2015. It is scheduled to reopen Monday 12 October 2015.…
Stage 3 of the District Plan Review is out for notification now until Friday 4 September 2015.
2015년의 겨울도 어김 없이 우리를 찾아 왔습니다. 온 몸에 스멀 스멀 한기가 몰려 오네요. 따뜻한 모든 것들을 찾아 나서야겠어요. 몸 뿐만 아니라 마음이 따뜻할 수 있으면 참 좋겠습니다.…
Visit CINCH, a one-stop online community directory with thousands of community organisations, clubs and continuing education providers.
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!
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!
This month's Teen Scene features difficult family relationships, an opposites-attract romance, and an intriguing retelling of Red Ridin…
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.
Lately my reading has seemed depressingly apropos, given the recent news from Baltimore, Ferguson and Charleston on PressDisplay. To Kill a……
We are running two Family History programmes during August. It’s all about discovering our family stories.…
Access to the Lynda.com video library of courses and tutorials on software, technology, creative and business skills.
Explore our classes and courses for 2015.
An interactive and fun way for those aged 6-14 to improve their math skills with activities, tests and quizzes.
Explore online courses you can access - all you need is your library card and PIN.
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