The Thirteenth Tale

Recently, I have found that my book choices have been a little disappointing - in fact I could categorically state that they have not captured my imagination at all!  A sad state of affairs.  But that was before I came across The Thirteenth Tale...  During my short Christmas holiday I spent any free time actively seeking out a quiet…
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RIP Jean Aunty

Author Jean Watson, who was recently featured in the  documentary Aunty and the Star People, died in Wellington yesterday 28 December 2014. Ms Watson wrote several novels. Stand in the Rain, which was published in 1965 and which was partly based on her marriage to writer Barry Crump, was her first and most well-known. However, in…
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Merry Christmas

Ngā mihi o te wā!  We wish you and yours all the best for Christmas and the New Year from Christchurch City Libraries. We are closed on Christmas Day and Boxing Day (Thursday 25 and Friday 26 December). Check out our holiday opening hours for more details. Some Christmassy information: Christmas in Christchurch and Canterbury…
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What was popular in 2014

Kia ora and welcome to our annual popularity contest - these are the titles in our library collection that were most popular in 2014. New Zealand dominated the non-fiction section, with Modern classics by Simon Gault taking out top spot. In the fiction forum, Life after life by Kate Atkinson was numero uno (it was…
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New Zealand Women’s Open

The major professional golf event for in New Zealand for women golfers, the ISPS Handa NZ Women’s Open is played at the Clearwater Golf Club in Christchurch, 27 February to 1 March 2015. This page details the event, and links to golf resources at your library. About the tournament The ISPS Handa NZ Women’s Open is…
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