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.
30 August & 7 September - Patricia Grace, Fiona Farrell, Jesse Bering, Suki Kim, Sarah Waters ... stimulating discussions with WORD Chch.
Michael Robotham is full of stories. He had a crowd enraptured at South Learning Centre with his tales of crime and psychology.
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?
Parenting Week is a Neighbourhood Trust event which includes seminars and workshops for parents. It takes place from 24 to 30 August 2015.
Get help with your CV and cover letter. Book now!
Access to the Lynda.com video library of courses and tutorials on software, technology, creative and business skills.
Learn how to use free, basic 3D modelling software to design and 3D print, using biodegradable PLA plastic.
Explore our classes and courses for 2015.
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.
Unlimited copies of Magpie Hall eBook are available for the whole of August thanks to Wheelers and Penguin Random House. Borrow now.
The Listener was regarded as the premier cultural studies magazine of the mid-20th century. Access its fully searchable Historical Archive.
Wheelers has some excellent eBook titles by New Zealanders or about New Zealand.
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.
Shirley Library will remain open during its 9-week repair programme. Repairs begin on Monday 24 August 2015.
Bike share opportunities abound in Christchurch, a city made for cycling.
Papanui Library is closed for earthquake repairs. It is scheduled to reopen Monday 12 October 2015.
Visit CINCH, a one-stop online community directory with thousands of community organisations, clubs and continuing education providers.
Justices of the Peace and Citizens Advice Bureau staff are available at some libraries to offer assistance.
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.
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.
Ka rawe! Congratulations to all the winners of the New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults 2015!
Reading to dogs is on at Upper Riccarton, South, and Shirley. Book now, it is a fun way to help kids get reading aloud.
If you like a bit of a giggle with your kids, here's a couple of subject headings you might like.
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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