Thanks Harry!

Thank you, Harry Ell. Without your dedicated work over many years, the residents and tourists in Christchurch wouldn't have the wonderful reserves of the Port Hills to walk, cycle and play in. Henry George Ell was a husband, father, soldier, stationer, politician, prohibitionist, conservationist, and was the driving force behind the establishment of the reserves…
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Science Snippets – Breathe Easy

Each week during term time (except the first and last week) the team from Science Alive bring their Science Snippets sessions into our libraries. Excellent Science Alive educators lead children through interactive activities to stimulate their interest in science, and there is something to take home every week! There is a different theme for each…
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Hedgehog blog

So last summer I was walking home minding my own business when I spotted a hedgehog looking rather still in the gutter. It was looking rather unhappy so I sprang into action and wrapped it up in my coat and took it home. Now what? Luckily for me there are a number of websites telling…
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A Murder in Time – Join OverDrive’s latest global eBook club – 23 June to 7 July

Big Library Read is back in town. This time the title is a little less controversial than American Sniper. OverDrive’s latest for you eBook lovers is A Murder in Time by Julie McElwain. It involves time travel, murder, a clever FBI agent, and the quest for justice and truth. Sounds brilliant, and a bit exhausting…
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