Papanui Library is closed for earthquake repairs. It will reopen Wed 14 Oct.
Halswell Library closed for the final time at 1pm Sat 3 Oct. The library will be relocated to Te Hāpua: Halswell Centre scheduled to open late Nov.
Papanui Library will now reopen on Wednesday 14 October.
Take ownership in your city’s heritage, send in some old photos to help grow a photographic archive. You could win a tablet or eReader.
The theme is "Arrivals and departures – the journeys that shaped us”. Find our Heritage Week events and info on the Christchurch Photo Hunt.
Fiji Language Week runs from 5 to 11 October. Discover resources about Fiji and the Fijian Language.
It's cool to be a cyclist, or a scooterer, or a Segway-er, but one of life's simplest pleasures is walking.
Akaroa's biennial French Fest is on this year from Friday 9 to Sunday 11 October.
Browse our lists of new stuff - fiction, non-fiction, eBooks, eAudiobooks, CDs, DVDs, kids, teens and more.
An annual celebration of all things Star Wars and the joy of reading with colouring, activities and some special Star Wars visitors.
Congratulations to Paul Cleave who on Sunday 4 October was revealed as the winner of the 2015 Ngaio Marsh Award for Best Crime Novel...
75 years after The Battle of Britain we interview author Adam Claasen on the role New Zealanders played in WWII's fight for the skies.
If you like adventure stories for younger children with a good dash of humour and silliness, try these books. A Christchurch City Libraries …
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An action-packed near-future adventure inspired by Robyn Hood; a new title by the creators of Babymouse; the wacky world of numbers, and all you ev…
When a child turns four years old, they can come into any Christchurch City Library and pick up a free Ready for Reading pack.
Halloween costumes, crafts, reading, party ideas, and tips for trick-or-treating.
If you like books about Captain Underpants, you'll enjoy these titles about kids in school creating comics and confusion! Christchurch City …
OverDrive Big Library Read - unlimited eBooks of The Door in the Hedge by Robin McKinley, and In the Shadow of Blackbirds by Cat Winters.
Australia / New Zealand Reference Centre, an eResource full of magazines, books, newspapers and more... just got even bigger.
We provide online access to all New Zealand (NZS) and joint Australian & New Zealand (AS/NZS) standards that are available in PDF format.
Wheelers has some excellent eBook titles by New Zealanders or about New Zealand.
Explore full-page replicas of newspaper and magazine current print editions. PressDisplay has more than 3000 newspapers and 800 magazines.
Access to the Lynda.com video library of courses and tutorials on software, technology, creative and business skills.
We have access to multiple business and management eResources which have full-text coverage of all business disciplines.
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.
Explore our eResources related to books and reading. Includes eBooks.
Come and discover Te Whata Raki. Learn about some traditional stories, told through waiata, pictures and other web resources.
Recommended books, viewing, and online resources about the land march that changed the nation.
Congratulations to the winners of the 2015 Ngā Kupu Ora Aotearoa Māori Book Awards. Ka rawe!
Kia ora. To celebrate Te Reo Māori we are publishing kupu (words).
Explore the vibrant past of Christchurch and the wider Canterbury region that extends back many hundreds of years before 1850.
Ideas on how to find books for NCEA wide reading.
The Body Festival is an annual dance and physical theatre event in Christchurch. In 2015 it runs from 25 September to 11 October.
Dr G is here to provide support and suggestions for any genuine problem you may have with health, sexual health or relationship issues.
Some new and old young adult fiction addressing or involving social/racial conflict. A Christchurch City Libraries and The Pulse list.
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Explore our eResources for teens - for fun and learning.
Browse our collection of First World War images.
Hear Professor Glyn Harper talk about his new book "Johnny Enzed" on Thursday 22nd October at 6pm Central Library Peterborough.
This resource aims to raise awareness of the impacts and causes of the First World War. It is focused on Canterbury's involvement.
Now is the ideal time to start some research into those who served in the First World War.
They were signed off Howard, or more informally Kip, and most were written to his friend Glen Morgan in Rangiora.
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