Kia ora. Take a look at your New Central Library.
Welcome to Te Hāpua: Halswell Centre - The new library, pool and community facility currently under construction in Halswell.
Visit CINCH, a one-stop online community directory with thousands of community organisations, clubs and continuing education providers.
Find out about library services and resources for older adults.
Find out how to top up / add money to your library account.
All our libraries are closed on Good Friday (3 April) and Easter Monday (6 April), with usual hours on Saturday and Sunday.
Explore all the stuff that has arrived in our libraries this month.
Please update your details with our online form or ask one of our friendly staff.
Browse our selection of email newsletters - from Armchair Travel to Thrillers and Suspense.
Join this event that gives all library members unlimited simultaneous access to Shakespeare Saved My Life between March 17 - 31.
Access to the Lynda.com video library of courses and tutorials on software, technology, creative and business skills.
Access hundreds of popular eMagazines covering a range of subjects and including popular NZ titles.
Make learning effective and fun with these eResources for kids.
Explore our complete list of eResources.
Find out what's on in Christchurch for kids this school holidays.
Browse the latest books and DVDs for kids.
Book a session at a library - your child can read to a furry friend and have fun while improving their reading skills.
Find out the dates and times of our popular Babytime and Storytime sessions which restart on Monday 9 February.
Kia ora. Here are some ka pai Māori resources for tamariki. Get crafty, read and learn Te Reo Māori, and explore.
WORD Christchurch - in association with Auckland Writers Festival - is bringing 6 top authors to town for its Autumn Season 13 to 17 May.
Oi You presents Spectrum Street Art Festival in Christchurch. Explore our street art resources, with a focus on the local.
A report on How to be a feminist panel, International Women’s Day, Sunday 8 March. Presented by WORD Christchurch and UC College of Arts.
Discover the origins of our Christchurch street and place names.
Authors with a Canterbury connection.
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We can answer your questions and help you find what you need - chat online with a librarian now.
Christchurch City Libraries connects you with Auckland Writers Festival held from 13 to 17 May at the Aotea Centre.
Thinking of taking on some egg laying devices? Still sitting on the roost perhaps? Bibliobishi is besotted with the big footed raiders...
We love picking Freegal tracks each week - free MP3 downloads for your listening pleasure!
Explore the best in fiction and non-fiction. We list the winners and nominees for a range of book prizes and awards.
Find out about the winning kapa haka teams from Te Matatini Kapa Haka Festival.
Lots of people were wowed by Te Matatini National Kapa Haka Festival. Find out more about kapa haka.
Explore the vibrant past of Christchurch and the wider Canterbury region that extends back many hundreds of years before 1850.
Masha's journey from Slovenian, to English, to Te Reo Māori.
Come and discover Te Whata Raki. Learn about some traditional stories, told through waiata, pictures and other web resources.
Find this year's best reads for teens on our Holiday Reading list.
Dr G is here to provide support and suggestions for any genuine problem you may have with health, sexual health or relationship issues.
Listen to the amazing winning entries in our Summertime Sounds music competition!
If you like The Hunger Games, Divergent or The Maze Runner, and you're looking for a new series, try these.
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What's on for teens in Christchurch.
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