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New Zealand Music Month 2016

May is New Zealand Music Month! Celebrate New Zealand music throughout May with Christchurch City Libraries.

Teens
WW100
First World War portraits
Blogpost
Portraits of First World War service
By Paulccl

We have added to our collection a series of photos of local men who served in the First World War.

Halswell Heroes display
Blogpost
Halswell Heroes
By Alireadsccl

Find out about the WWI soldiers named on the Halswell War Memorial.

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.

A feature of the performance at the Theatre Royal: the presence of a number of soldiers returned #http://t.co/wTdB3bwq7e

1:45 PM - 24 Sep 2015

The march of the 16th Infantry to reinforce the ANZACS through Manchester Street to Railway Station, Christchurch [16 or 17 Aug. 1916] CCL PhotoCD 14 IMG0072
Photo Gallery
World War One photographs

Browse our collection of First World War images.

Kids
Blogpost
Watch out everyone! Here comes Cat
By Zackids

This delightful series of picture books about a grumpy cat who needs to learn how to behave makes for fun family reading.

Blogpost
Watch out everyone! Here comes Cat
By Zackids

This delightful series of picture books about a grumpy cat who needs to learn how to behave makes for fun family reading.

Blogpost
A Life in Pictures by Michael Foreman
By Zackids

A look at this book by a much loved children's illustrator and author

Blogpost
A Life in Pictures by Michael Foreman
By Zackids

A look at this book by a much loved children's illustrator and author

Blogpost
Animals at the library
By Donna R

The eagle-eyed among you might have spotted a theme in our school holiday events - toy animal sleepover, making owls, snakes on a plain - yes, we will be busy with animal-themed programmes and activities. See the programmes and activities at libraries and learning centres.

Blogpost
Animals at the library
By Donna R

The eagle-eyed among you might have spotted a theme in our school holiday events - toy animal sleepover, making owls, snakes on a plain ...

Staff List
Children's Nonfiction Animal Books

recommended by ChristchurchKids

A selection of recent children's non-fiction books about animals. A Christchurch City Libraries list.

Staff List
Children's Nonfiction Animal Books

recommended by ChristchurchKids

A selection of recent children's non-fiction books about animals. A Christchurch City Libraries list.

Staff List
Where have all the young men gone?

recommended by missbeecrafty

What are the TV heroes and heartthrobs of my youth doing now? They are making kids movies! Mostly of the pony and puppy variety.

Staff List
Where have all the young men gone?

recommended by missbeecrafty

What are the TV heroes and heartthrobs of my youth doing now? They are making kids movies! Mostly of the pony and puppy variety.

Community
Event
Shirley Showcase - New Central Library
May 11th | 2:15pm - 3:00pm

Come along and hear Christchurch City Libraries Manager Carolyn Robertson talking about the new Central Library.

Event
Shirley Showcase - New Central Library
May 11th | 2:15pm - 3:00pm

Come along and hear Christchurch City Libraries Manager Carolyn Robertson talking about the new Central Library.

Article
Edge of the East: Our City, Our People, Our Place – The Christchurch Documentary Project

The Christchurch Documentary Project is a collaboration between Christchurch City Libraries and the University of Canterbury School of Fine Arts to create a documentary photographic record of communities across our city. You can take part, find out how.

Article
Edge of the East

Creating a photographic record of our seaside communities - If you'd like to be photographed, contact library@ccc.govt.nz or phone 941 7923

Blogpost
Have your say about Te Hāpua: Halswell Centre
By Donna R

What do you think of Te Hāpua: Halswell Centre? We'd like to know!

Blogpost
Te Hāpua: Halswell Centre-have your say
By Donna R

What do you think of Te Hāpua: Halswell Centre? We'd like to know!

News
New Brighton Library earthquake repairs

Earthquake repairs will begin in spring, and the library is expected to be closed for 6 months. Temporary services are being investigated.

News
New Brighton Library earthquake repairs

Earthquake repairs will begin in spring, and the library is expected to be closed for 6 months. Temporary services are being investigated.

Blogpost
아주 가벼운 도서관 대한 이야기!
By Cclkoreanjo

Christchurch City Libraries has added 200 Korean eBook titles for children and adults to OverDrive.

Blogpost
아주 가벼운 도서관 대한 이야기!
By Cclkoreanjo

Christchurch City Libraries has added 200 Korean eBook titles for children and adults to OverDrive.

E-Resources
Computer user
Blogpost
Ways to think about the bottom line
By Finnerty75

The Economist Historical Archive, 1843-2012 and Financial Times Historical Archive, 1888-2010 - new to our eResources.

Learn from the best. Now. Lynda.com
Online Resource
Lynda.com

Access to the Lynda.com video library of courses and tutorials on software, technology, creative and business skills.

The Independent
Blogpost
The Independent comes to eResources!
By Finnerty75

The Independent is a broadly centrist publication offering an alternative voice to the centre-right and right-wing Times and the Daily Mail.

Access Video
Blogpost
Welcome Access Video!
By Finnerty75

Access thousands of streaming world-class documentaries, award-winning educational films, & helpful instructional videos.

OverDrive Japanese
Blogpost
150冊の日本の電子書籍がOverdriveに加わりました
By Tomo

こんにちわ!Christchurch City Libraries は、この度150冊の日本の電子書籍を購入しました。新しく加わったタイトルには、今まで図書館では置いてなかった日本の近現代文学を中心に、料理本

Māori
Te Reo
Event
Pīpī Paopao: Beginners Reo Māori classes
Jun 1st | 9:00am - 10:00am

A free beginners Te Reo Māori course focusing on pronunciation, simple grammar and tikanga (customs), beginning in June at Papanui Library.

Books by Ranginui Walker
Blogpost
Ranginui Walker: Teller of truths
By Moata

One of New Zealand's most important Māori academics and historians, Ranginui Walker, has died leaving a legacy of insightful, truthful works

Rehua Marae
Resource
Tī Kōuka Whenua

Explore the vibrant past of Christchurch and the wider Canterbury region that extends back many hundreds of years before 1850.

Resource image
Website
Te Kupu o te Wiki

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

Books about Maori land protest
Blogpost
Forty years ago: Māori Land March, 1975
By Moata

Recommended books, viewing, and online resources about the land march that changed the nation.

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