Staff picks for the Winter Reading Challenge (for ages 13 to 18)

How are you going with the Winter Reading Challenge? We have highlighted some of the fab books picked by teens, now here are some staff picks to help you tick off some challenges: The first book in a series Truly Devious Maureen Johnson Unsolved mysteries, kidnapping, murder, and super smart teenagers at an isolated boarding school…
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Curate Your Own Personal Film Festival (from the Library DVD Collection)

The Press reporter Charlie Gates wrote a fascinating article about the decline in DVD rental stores in Christchurch: Ghosts and survivors in fading DVD market. There may be fewer places to hire DVDs from, but you can still get 'em at your local library! Latest arrivals Browse our DVD collection Because I am decidedly average at…
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National Volunteer Week 2018

Volunteering is a rewarding way to make a difference in your community. Here is some information from Volunteering New Zealand on National Volunteer Week 2018. This year’s theme is: Volunteers - The Heart of the Community National Volunteer Week (NVW) 2018 will be held from 17 to 23 June. It celebrates the 1.2 million New Zealanders who…
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Dr Seuss Creation – A Family Challenge – Win tickets to Dr Seuss’s Cat in the Hat at the Isaac Theatre Royal, 9 October

We are running an exciting competition during June and July this year. Express your creativity and be in to win a family pass to The Cat in the Hat at the beautiful Isaac Theatre Royal on Tuesday 9 October! Dr Seuss Creation - A Family Challenge Gather the grandkids, ask an aunty, or convince your cousins to…
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