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Tamariki - Kids

We Stand here: Children's vision for their Ōtautahi

Jul 10th | 9:00am - Sep 27th | 12:00pm
This is a collaboration between students at Christchurch East & Tim Veling, Senior Lecturer, University of Canterbury School of Fine Arts.

Rangatahi - Teens

Teen Scene newsletter

Stories from a teenage point of view. Discover your next great read with our latest Teen Scene newsletter.

Local history

Christchurch Family History Expo 2021

Fascinated by family history? Hot for heritage? YES, then save the date for Tūranga's Christchurch Family History Expo 2021, 21-22 August.

Te Ao Māori

Ngā Pakiwaitara - Bilingual Storytimes

Tuesdays, 10.30am
An interactive programme including stories and cool Māori waiata/songs. No bookings required. Nau mai, tauti mai.

Tamariki - Kids

We Stand here: Children's vision for their Ōtautahi

Jul 10th | 9:00am - Sep 27th | 12:00pm
This is a collaboration between students at Christchurch East & Tim Veling, Senior Lecturer, University of Canterbury School of Fine Arts.

Rangatahi - Teens

Teen Scene newsletter

Stories from a teenage point of view. Discover your next great read with our latest Teen Scene newsletter.

Local history

Christchurch Family History Expo 2021

Fascinated by family history? Hot for heritage? YES, then save the date for Tūranga's Christchurch Family History Expo 2021, 21-22 August.

Te Ao Māori

Ngā Pakiwaitara - Bilingual Storytimes

Tuesdays, 10.30am
An interactive programme including stories and cool Māori waiata/songs. No bookings required. Nau mai, tauti mai.

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Recommended

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

Featured non-fiction

True crime reading guide

Truth can be stranger than fiction and just as gripping - read tales of murder, investigations, trials, and the wrongfully imprisoned.

Featured fiction

General fiction reading guide

Whether you prefer books that are lighthearted or serious, literary or more down to earth our reading guide can help you find your next read

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Scheduled maintenance - 2pm to 8pm Friday 6 August

During this outage, you can use our previous catalogue to search for items, check your account, and place holds.

WORD Christchurch 2021

Christchurch's literary festival on from 25 to 29 August 2021. Find titles by participating writers and more!

CCL Mobile - BiblioApps 2.0 is here!

A new version of the library BiblioCommons app is now available. Find out what it can do, and how you can make the most of it.
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