Ordinary treasures, Extraordinary exhibition

Extraordinary – from the collections of Alexander Turnbull Library is an exhibition running at Te Pito Huarewa Southbase Gallery, Tūranga, Saturday 9 November 2019 to 9 February 2020. Christchurch City Libraries is honoured and excited to take part in Alexander Turnbull Library's centenary celebrations by creating the exhibition Extraordinary – from the collections of Alexander Turnbull Library. The purpose…
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Recent necrology, October 2019

Some well-known people who have died recently Harold Bloom, 1930-2019 American author and literary critic Ian Cross, 1925-2019 New Zealand novelist, journalist and administrator Robert Evans, 1930-2019 American film producer and studio boss Raymond Leppard, 1927-2019 Conductor and harpsichordist who did much to attract audiences to Italian baroque opera Angus Macleod, 1926-2019 Scottish born clergyman…
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I’m Not Dying With You Tonight: Big Library Read 4-18 November

Christchurch City Libraries patrons can join millions of readers worldwide in a riveting tale of survival during Big Library Read, the world’s largest digital book club. From November 4–18, booklovers can borrow Gilly Segal and Kimberly Jones’ powerful debut Young Adult novel, I’m Not Dying With You Tonight, from their public library as an eBook…
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