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Events

There's always something going on at Christchurch City Libraries. Take a look at our events, exhibitions, classes, and activities.

Huraina - Library magazine

Big Bargain Book Sale - Friday 27 & Saturday 28 March

Fri: 9am-7pm; Sat: 9am-4pm
Our annual book sale is on at the Pioneer Recreation and Sport Centre. Friday 27 March, 9am - 7pm; Saturday 28 March, 9am - 4pm

Events

There's always something going on at Christchurch City Libraries. Take a look at our events, exhibitions, classes, and activities.

Huraina - Library magazine

Big Bargain Book Sale - Friday 27 & Saturday 28 March

Fri: 9am-7pm; Sat: 9am-4pm
Our annual book sale is on at the Pioneer Recreation and Sport Centre. Friday 27 March, 9am - 7pm; Saturday 28 March, 9am - 4pm

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.

New Decade, New You! Upskill to be the best in the 2020s!

Upskill for a better working year with the top needed skills for 2020. Lynda.com is the place to go!

Tamariki - Kids

Wā Pēpi: Babytimes and Wā Kōrero: Storytimes

Wā Pēpi: Babytimes (for tamariki under 2) & Wā Kōrero: Storytimes (for tamariki over 2) are back at your libraries. Enjoy fun and stories!

Rangatahi - Teens

Reviews for Young Adults - February 2020

This month we recommend books like Rick Riordan's "Percy Jackson" series, addictive fantasy series, and some stand-out contemporary tales!

Local history

The Christchurch Documentary Project

Photographers show ever-changing Christchurch: the central city, Bishopdale, the seaside suburbs, Halswell, and Woolston!

Te Ao Māori

Tī Kōuka Whenua

Explore the vibrant past of Christchurch and the wider Canterbury region that extends back many hundreds of years before 1850.

Tamariki - Kids

Wā Pēpi: Babytimes and Wā Kōrero: Storytimes

Wā Pēpi: Babytimes (for tamariki under 2) & Wā Kōrero: Storytimes (for tamariki over 2) are back at your libraries. Enjoy fun and stories!

Rangatahi - Teens

Reviews for Young Adults - February 2020

This month we recommend books like Rick Riordan's "Percy Jackson" series, addictive fantasy series, and some stand-out contemporary tales!

Local history

The Christchurch Documentary Project

Photographers show ever-changing Christchurch: the central city, Bishopdale, the seaside suburbs, Halswell, and Woolston!

Te Ao Māori

Tī Kōuka Whenua

Explore the vibrant past of Christchurch and the wider Canterbury region that extends back many hundreds of years before 1850.

Recommended

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

Summertime Reading Challenge

Win prizes from PBTech, TSB, Riverside Market, Foundation Cafe, and Wheelers in the Summertime Reading Challenge!

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New titles

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