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Temp Lyttelton Library closed Sat 25 Feb 1pm, reopens Mon 13 March at 18 Canterbury Street.

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Temp Lyttelton Lib closed Sat 25 Feb

The newly refurbished Lyttelton Library and Customer Services will reopen on corner of London and Canterbury Streets Monday 13 March 10am.

"Here comes your band..."

The iconic and legendary Pixies are back and we are giving away tickets for their Christchurch show on 9 March.

WORD Christchurch - All About Women

All about the upcoming WORD Christchurch event featuring an impressive range of writers on a "Nasty Women" panel.

Christchurch - Our underground story

A new "lift the flaps" book is telling the story of the infrastructure under our feet and raising funds for a great cause.

Big Bargain Book Sale

Mar 24th | 9:00am - Mar 25th | 4:00pm
Pioneer Recreation and Sport Centre

Our annual book sale is at Pioneer Recreation and Sport Centre Friday 24 March, 9am to 7pm Saturday 25 March, 9am to 4pm

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eResources
My date with Lynda My date with Lynda
By Simoneccl
I had a date with Lynda on Valentine's Day. With 5,800 courses and 260,000 tutorials, first glances were impressive.
I had a date with Lynda on Valentine's Day. With 5,800 courses and 260,000 tutorials, first glances were impressive.
Your library 24/7 Your library 24/7
Read, enjoy and travel. Give eBooks, eAudiobooks, and eMagazines a go!
Read, enjoy and travel. Give eBooks, eAudiobooks, and eMagazines a go!
70 new eMagazines 70 new eMagazines
We have added 70 new eMagazines to our Zinio for Libraries collection, including British Vogue, North & South, and New Zealand Listener.
We have added 70 new eMagazines to our Zinio for Libraries collection, including British Vogue, North & South, and New Zealand Listener.
The best of British eBooks - Askews The best of British eBooks - Askews
By Finnerty75
Askews which primarily provides access to British content that is out of print or can not be found in OverDrive.
Askews which primarily provides access to British content that is out of print or can not be found in OverDrive.
Wheelers eBooks Wheelers eBooks
A free eBook service of fiction and non–fiction titles. The collection focuses on New Zealand titles.
A free eBook service of fiction and non–fiction titles. The collection focuses on New Zealand titles.
Kids
Imagination Station Library Pop Ups Imagination Station Library Pop Ups
Imagination Station is bringing LEGO® to New Brighton, Fendalton, and South Libraries on alternate Saturdays in March, April and May.
Imagination Station is bringing LEGO® to New Brighton, Fendalton, and South Libraries on alternate Saturdays in March, April and May.
Shellebrate Seaweek Storytimes Shellebrate Seaweek Storytimes
Shellebrate Seaweek at the Library - from Tues 28 Feb to Thurs 2 March : swim along for stories, songs and silliness!
Shellebrate Seaweek at the Library - from Tues 28 Feb to Thurs 2 March : swim along for stories, songs and silliness!
Christchurch - Our underground story Christchurch - Our underground story
By Moata
A new "lift the flaps" book is telling the story of the infrastructure under our feet and raising funds for a great cause.
A new "lift the flaps" book is telling the story of the infrastructure under our feet and raising funds for a great cause.
Recommended Read-aloud picture books
recommended by ChristchurchKids
16 February is World Read Aloud Day. Here are some excellent read-aloud options to share with kids.
16 February is World Read Aloud Day. Here are some excellent read-aloud options to share with kids.
Science Alive Science Alive
After school learning with the excellent Science Alive educators at 5 of our libraries. Science Snippets are back from 7 February.
After school learning with the excellent Science Alive educators at 5 of our libraries. Science Snippets are back from 7 February.
Māori
Recommended reading: Te Matatini
recommended by ChristchurchLib
Te Matatini is the biennial national kapa haka event. We list kapa haka resources including where to livestream this year's competition.
Te Matatini is the biennial national kapa haka event. We list kapa haka resources including where to livestream this year's competition.
Te Whata Raki Te Whata Raki
Come and discover our online world Te Whata Raki. It is now in Google Play store as an app, as well as for iPad 2+.
Come and discover our online world Te Whata Raki. It is now in Google Play store as an app, as well as for iPad 2+.
Māori performing arts and Te Matatini Māori performing arts and Te Matatini
By Cclstaff
It's one of the biggest events on the National Māori calendar. Learn more about Te Matatini.
It's one of the biggest events on the National Māori calendar. Learn more about Te Matatini.
Wai 262 Resources
recommended by ChristchurchLib
Learn about Wai 262, the Treaty claim otherwise known as the indigenous flora & fauna claim or Māori cultural intellectual property claim.
Learn about Wai 262, the Treaty claim otherwise known as the indigenous flora & fauna claim or Māori cultural intellectual property claim.
Living by the moon by Wiremu Tāwhai Living by the moon by Wiremu Tāwhai
By Maatakiwi
Maatakiwi reviews a book about traditional Māori knowledge and the lunar calendar.
Maatakiwi reviews a book about traditional Māori knowledge and the lunar calendar.
Teens
Hillmorton High: Book Reviews Hillmorton High: Book Reviews
By Ccleditor
Here is a list of Hillmorton High: Hunters & Gatherers’ book reviews.
Here is a list of Hillmorton High: Hunters & Gatherers’ book reviews.
Archie and Riverdale
recommended by Donna_R
Old Archie and new Archie - now that tv show Riverdale is hitting your screens, check out the reboots , and old comics about Archie & crew.
Old Archie and new Archie - now that tv show Riverdale is hitting your screens, check out the reboots , and old comics about Archie & crew.
Year 9 students pick 2016's best books
recommended by ChristchurchTeens
Ever wondered what a whole class of year nine students might choose as their best reads of 2016? Find out!
Ever wondered what a whole class of year nine students might choose as their best reads of 2016? Find out!
Favourite Books for Yr 7 & 8s
recommended by KateCCL
Are you 11-13 years old? Are you looking for your next great read? Have a look at the favourite books of some Year 7 & 8 students.
Are you 11-13 years old? Are you looking for your next great read? Have a look at the favourite books of some Year 7 & 8 students.
Podcast - Youth engagement in elections Podcast - Youth engagement in elections
By Moata
The latest podcast from human rights radio show Speak up - Kōrerotia. With recommended reading and resources.
The latest podcast from human rights radio show Speak up - Kōrerotia. With recommended reading and resources.
WW100
Gas Mask: Picturing Canterbury Gas Mask: Picturing Canterbury
By Simonccl
One of the Pearce family wearing a WWI gas mask at the Pearce family home on Aikmans Road, Merivale, about 1919.
One of the Pearce family wearing a WWI gas mask at the Pearce family home on Aikmans Road, Merivale, about 1919.
Yours truly, Cecil 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.
Cecil Malthus spent three years in service in the 1st Canterbury Battalion during the First World War. Read his letters, hear his story.
Finding your First World War soldier Finding your First World War soldier
Now is the ideal time to start some research into those who served in the First World War.
Now is the ideal time to start some research into those who served in the First World War.
The stories behind the letters The stories behind the letters
By Ccleditor
A recent addition to our digital collection: Letters and memorabilia from the Clarkson family. Explore the stories behind the letters.
A recent addition to our digital collection: Letters and memorabilia from the Clarkson family. Explore the stories behind the letters.
Portraits of First World War service Portraits of First World War service
By Paulccl
We have added to our collection a series of photos of local men who served in the First World War.
We have added to our collection a series of photos of local men who served in the First World War.
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