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Contact us

Our friendly FingerTip Library team is available 8am to 6pm Monday to Friday and 9.30am to 5pm 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.

Have I got news(papers) for you!

NewsBank - Access New Zealand have now made 6 of New Zealand's major newspaper titles available in full image.

Tamariki - Kids

STEAM Club Online

Library after school tutors are uploading a STEAM challenge each week to put your kids to the test at home! First up - Photography.

Rangatahi - Teens

Zines!

Resources to help you learn more about zines and zinemaking, and ways you can get started on making your own.

Local history

Sharing your bubble experiences

Upload your photographs & stories on the Discovery Wall as a collective historical record of our unprecedented experience of lockdown life.

Te Ao Māori

Celebrate Matariki 2020

Learn about the traditions of Matariki and how you can help us celebrate the Māori New Year.

Tamariki - Kids

STEAM Club Online

Library after school tutors are uploading a STEAM challenge each week to put your kids to the test at home! First up - Photography.

Rangatahi - Teens

Zines!

Resources to help you learn more about zines and zinemaking, and ways you can get started on making your own.

Local history

Sharing your bubble experiences

Upload your photographs & stories on the Discovery Wall as a collective historical record of our unprecedented experience of lockdown life.

Te Ao Māori

Celebrate Matariki 2020

Learn about the traditions of Matariki and how you can help us celebrate the Māori New Year.

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.

Newsletters

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