Ngā mihi o te wā. We wish you and yours all the best for Christmas and the New Year from Christchurch City Libraries.
Browse our lists of new stuff - fiction, non-fiction, CDs, DVDs, kids, teens and more.
Want to get an eReader this Christmas? Find out how to pick one that you can use to download library eBooks.
Large digital international newspaper and magazine library with full-page replicas of current print editions.
Access hundreds of popular eMagazines covering a range of subjects and including popular NZ titles.
Our annual Summertime Reading programme is about to get underway again for kids between 5 and 12 years old inclusive.
Find the year's best reads for kids and teens on our Holiday Reading list.
We love picking Freegal tracks each week - free MP3 downloads for your listening pleasure!
"So many great comics this year. It was real tough whittling them down to just 12 (sorry Mr Lemire). But here goes..."
Explore the best in fiction and non-fiction. We list the winners and nominees for a range of book prizes and awards.
Here is the latest new stuff for kids - CDs, DVDs, picture books, and books for older children.
An exhibition of Christmas cards, uniforms and equipment of New Zealand soldiers when they landed in Gallipoli in April 2015.
Explore our resources on the First World War as New Zealand commemorates WW100 - the First World War centenary.
Now is the ideal time to start some research into those who served in the First World War.
Shirley Library's favourite stories for young adults set during the First World War.
Dr G is here to provide support and suggestions for any genuine problem you may have with health, sexual health or relationship issues.
This term our team has been running our very first school programme utilising the Library 3D printer.
Explore our e-Resources related to books and reading. Includes eBooks.
An interactive and fun way for those aged 6-14 to improve their math skills with activities, tests and quizzes.
Te Reo Māori resources – language books and courses, quizzes, stories and information on our Māori signage and library names.
Explore the vibrant past of Christchurch and the wider Canterbury region that extends back many hundreds of years before 1850.
Browse our list of the 16 finalists in the Ngā Kupu Ora Aotearoa Māori Book Awards 2014.
This display at South Library showcases Christchurch artefacts excavated here over the last year and the stories they can tell us.
The Christchurch Photo Hunt has produced a bumper crop of Christchurch images. View the winning entries.
Lofty lovelies are at libraries including Lyttelton, South, Aranui, and New Brighton.
We need your creative input - suggest a name for the new library, pool and community facility in Halswell.
Diamond Harbour Library re-opened for business Thursday 18 December.
Books in Afrikaans, Arabic, Chinese, Dutch, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Persian, Polish, Russian, Spanish, Thai, and Vietnamese.
Kia ora and welcome to Christchurch. We have a range of resources and services on offer to new residents.