Papanui Library is closed for earthquake repairs. It will reopen Mon 12 Oct. Holds can be collected from Fendalton Library unless you choose an alternative.
Our team of staff pickles are here to bring you recommendations with flavour - booklists, book reviews, and blog posts on the stuff we love.
Browse our lists of new stuff - fiction, non-fiction, CDs, DVDs, kids, teens and more.
Karen dons a large floppy hat à la Greta Garbo and waits for her potatoes to chit...
Road cones: little orange triangles sent by Satan to torment you at every turn, or bright happy indicators of important progress?
Michael Robotham is full of stories. He had a crowd enraptured at South Learning Centre with his tales of crime and psychology.
Tongan Language Week / Uike 'o e Lea Tonga 2015 takes place from 30 August to 5 September. Discover our Tongan language resources.
Aranui Library now open on Sundays from 10am to 4pm, and Linwood Library at Eastgate will open until 7pm on Thursdays.
Join the C.V. & cover letter writing skills course starting 17 September, with tutors from Hagley Adult Literacy Centre.
Is your teenager or someone you know wanting to learn to drive? Get the good oil on the driver licencing process from Simon McBrearty of the AA…
작가와의 만남은 그 책을 이해하는데 많은 도움을 주는것 같습니다. 지난 일요일 Christchurch Arts Festival의 일부인 Word Christchurch 에서 “평양의 영어 선생님 …
The winners and highly commended entries are fabulous - you can see them on display at Upper Riccarton Library from Monday 17 August.
Two teenagers who have debilitating, isolating illnesses forge a friendship as penpals. But is there more than this connnecting them?
All the zombie-related reading and viewing you could want. Our picks of the best of the shambling undead.
Fragile relationships, thrilling road trips, and walking corpses - check out our latest Teen Scene newsletter for all this and lots more.
Dr G is here to provide support and suggestions for any genuine problem you may have with health, sexual health or relationship issues.
On Friday 4 September 2015 it will be 5 years since a 7.1 earthquake shook Christchurch. Here is some information for kids on that event.
We love big bats and we cannot lie. Bats aren't as scary as you might think...sometimes they're even cute!
Patterns in nature are beautiful. Exploring Nature's Pattern Magic by Dee and Mike Pignéguy is an ingenious, well designed book.
When a child turns four years old, they can come into any Christchurch City Library and pick up a free Ready for Reading pack.
Reading to dogs is on at Upper Riccarton, South, and Shirley. Book now, it is a fun way to help kids get reading aloud.
Wheelers has some excellent eBook titles by New Zealanders or about New Zealand.
The Listener was regarded as the premier cultural studies magazine of the mid-20th century. Access its fully searchable Historical Archive.
Access every weekly issue of The Economist between 1843 and 2011 with the fully searchable Economist Historical Archive.
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!
Explore the vibrant past of Christchurch and the wider Canterbury region that extends back many hundreds of years before 1850.
Kia ora. To celebrate Te Reo Māori we are publishing kupu (words).
Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori is finished, but don't stop now. Use your newly learned kupu and vastly improved pronunciation!
Come and discover Te Whata Raki. Learn about some traditional stories, told through waiata, pictures and other web resources.
Te reo Māori on the go - technology that helps you learn.
Adult Learners’ Week/He Tangata Mātauranga takes place from Monday 7 September to Sunday 13 September 2015.
Find out about our CV and cover letter writing course at Linwood.
Access to the Lynda.com video library of courses and tutorials on software, technology, creative and business skills.
Explore online courses you can access - all you need is your library card and PIN.
Learn how to use free, basic 3D modelling software to design and 3D print, using biodegradable PLA plastic.
They were signed off Howard, or more informally Kip, and most were written to his friend Glen Morgan in Rangiora.
While we remember the Gallipoli landings on 25th April every year, some major parts of the campaign took place in August.
William Burn was the first New Zealand airman ever to be killed in action. Find out more about his life and tragic death.
Socialism: You have 2 cows. Given one to your neighbour. Communism: You have two cows. Give both to the Govt.
Now is the ideal time to start some research into those who served in the First World War.
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