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KidsFest

Only another week of school until winter holidays! KidsFest is full of fun for kids and teens. It runs from 4 to 18 July 2015. Book now!

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Happy 10th Birthday to Percy Jackson!

By Zackids

Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief, the first of the Percy Jackson books by Rick Riordan, turns 10 this year.

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Award winning books for young readers

By Zackids

The winners of the 2015 Carnegie and Greenaway Medals have been announced. 

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Holiday programmes and events July 2015

Find out what's on in Christchurch for kids this school holidays.

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NZ Book Awards - Children & Young Adults

The finalists for the New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults have been announced. Has your favourite book made the cut?

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Community Advice

Justices of the Peace and Citizens Advice Bureau staff are available at some libraries to offer assistance.

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CINCH Community Information Christchurch

Visit CINCH, a one-stop online community directory with thousands of community organisations, clubs and continuing education providers.

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Services for older adults

Find out about library services and resources for older adults.

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New settlers

Kia ora and welcome to Christchurch. We have a range of resources and services on offer to new residents.

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World Languages Collection

Books in Afrikaans, Arabic, Chinese, Dutch, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Persian, Polish, Russian, Spanish, Thai, and Vietnamese.

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E-Resources
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New Zinio eMagazines

A stunning array of new titles have been added to Zinio eMagazines.

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National Geographic Virtual Library

Access to the digital archive of the world-renowned magazine National Geographic from 1888 to the current issue.

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PressDisplay

Explore full-page replicas of newspaper and magazine current print editions. PressDisplay has more than 3000 newspapers and 800 magazines.

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Mangoで英語の勉強をしませんか?

マンゴーで語学の勉強をしよう!

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Dragonsource - Chinese eMagazines

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!

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Māori
Rehua Marae
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Tī Kōuka Whenua

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

Kemp's Purchase
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Kemp's Purchase

Sixteen Ngāi Tahu chiefs signed Kemp’s Deed in Akaroa on 12 June 1848, selling land but keeping some for settlements and reserves.

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Te Kupu o te Wiki

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

Te Whata Raki
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Te Whata Raki

Come and discover Te Whata Raki. Learn about some traditional stories, told through waiata, pictures and other web resources.

Kapa haka
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Kapa haka

Lots of people were wowed by Te Matatini National Kapa Haka Festival. Find out more about kapa haka.

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Learning
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Lynda.com

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

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Online courses

Explore online courses you can access - all you need is your library card and PIN.

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3D Printing – School Horizons Programme

Want to know more about 3D printing? How you can 3D print your own design? Find out more about our Schools Horizon programme.

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Learning Centre and library classes 2015

Explore our classes and courses for 2015.

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Academic and Research eResources

Browse our academic and research related eResources.

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WW100
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Edward Aubrey's First World War diary

Edward Aubrey served from 10 February 1916 to 19 February 1919. He kept a diary from May 1917 to November 1917.

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Finding your First World War soldier

Now is the ideal time to start some research into those who served in the First World War.

Malthus letter
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Yours truly, Cecil

Cecil Malthus spent three years in service in the 1st Canterbury Battalion during the First World War. Read his letters, hear his story.

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Fields of Remembrance
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WW100 for teens

WW100 commemorates the First World War centenary from 2014 to 2019. Learn more about World War One and New Zealand's involvement.

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Teens
YA Race Relations
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Young Adult fiction and race relations
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Lately my reading has seemed depressingly apropos, given the recent news from Baltimore, Ferguson and Charleston on PressDisplay. To Kill a

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Wanted: Young writers for literary mag

An interview with the editor of online literary mag, Starling, which is looking for young writers to publish. You could be one of them!

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Dr G

Dr G is here to provide support and suggestions for any genuine problem you may have with health, sexual health or relationship issues.

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Every Story Tells a Picture Competition

Do you enjoy making art? If so, we have a fantastic opportunity for you to get creative and be in to win great prizes at the same time!

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Zombies!

All the zombie-related reading and viewing you could want. Our picks of the best of the shambling undead.

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