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Tamariki - Kids


Seaweek is New Zealand’s annual national week about the sea and is on 2 - 10 March. We'll have themed storytimes fun for kids!

Te Ao Māori

Pou Kohikohinga in Residence at South Library

Mar 5th | 9:00am - 5:00pm
Have questions about the Māori collection or want help with kaupapa Māori research? Our Māori Collection specialists are onsite to help.

Rangatahi - Teens

Christchurch Pride: 15 to 31 March 2024

Christchurch Pride events for rangatahi - teens include book clubs, and making zines and badges.

Local history

QUIZ: A Christchurch summertime

Explore interesting and unusual facts about summers past and present in Canterbury!


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For Readers

New Titles

New Titles

Explore the latest eAudiobooks, eBooks, fiction, large print, non-fiction, & stuff for kids and teens.

Reading recommendations - Fiction

Romance fiction reading guide

Like your Romance fiction modern or historical, rural or fantastical, restrained or raunchy? Our guide can help you find 'The One'.

Reading recommendations - Non-fiction

World and travel reading guide

Be transported. Find reads that take you to exotic cities, feast on the foods of a foreign culture, or be inspired by real life adventurers.

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