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Contact us

Our friendly FingerTip Team is available 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday and 10am to 2pm Saturday and Sunday to answer your library questions and help you to access our online resources. Call 03 941 7923 or live chat at LiveOnline.

eResources

The library subscribes to eResources so that you can access them for free. All you need is your library card number and password / PIN.

The digital library is always open

If you have an internet connection - you have the library at home! 1000s of eBooks, eAudiobooks, movies, mags, online courses, & more.

Tamariki - Kids

Welcome to school at home

Some ideas from our Digital Library to help with school at home.

Rangatahi - Teens

OverDrive for Teens

eBook and eAudiobook collection containing thousands of fiction and nonfiction titles for teens.

Local history

Ancestry Library Edition

Trace your family history. Includes records from United States, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand.

Te Ao Māori

Ngā Whāinga – Challenges for Tamariki

This school holidays, our Māori Services team bring you activities for tamariki.

Tamariki - Kids

Welcome to school at home

Some ideas from our Digital Library to help with school at home.

Rangatahi - Teens

OverDrive for Teens

eBook and eAudiobook collection containing thousands of fiction and nonfiction titles for teens.

Local history

Ancestry Library Edition

Trace your family history. Includes records from United States, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand.

Te Ao Māori

Ngā Whāinga – Challenges for Tamariki

This school holidays, our Māori Services team bring you activities for tamariki.

Join the library. It's free!

Kia ora and welcome to Christchurch City Libraries Ngā Kete Wānanga o Ōtautahi - join online now.

#LibraryFromHome

We bring you eAudiobooks, eBooks, eMagazines, online newspapers, online courses, streaming movies & music - enjoy the #LibraryFromHome.

Recommended

Explore our recommended reading: literary prizes, WORD Christchurch literary events, new titles, booklists, and more.

Recommended fiction

Science fiction, mystery, adventure and more - find your next favourite read at the library.

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