Tūranga opened on Friday 12 October 2018. Join us for birthday celebrations on Saturday 26 October (Labour weekend). Saturday's activities include: Christchurch Big Band Festival performances 1pm to 3pm The Christchurch Big Band Festival will be putting jazz into the party on Saturday! Alpha Bot demonstration 11am to 12noon, 2pm to 3pm Swing by and…
Tūranga opened on a rather nippy Friday 12 October 2018. Since that first day, we have welcomed more than 1,026,403 people to our five-storey library, handily located in Cathedral Square.
Christchurch is celebrating the Antarctic Season Opening with events celebrating Christchurch's role as one of five Antarctic Gateways in the world.
October 2019 is a big month for Christchurch City Libraries. It marks the first year of the opening of Tūranga and the first birthday of the Discovery Wall.
A Lion in the Meadow by Margaret Mahy celebrates the 50th anniversary of its publication in 2019. Join us in celebrating this New Zealand classic.
Report on DeRay Mckesson's talk on #BlackLivesMatter at WORD Christchurch Shifting Points of View, Monday 26 August 2019.
#BlackLivesMatter: DeRay Mckesson at WORD Christchurch Shifting Points of View Monday 26 August 2019.
The Festival of Adult Learning Ahurei Ākonga is on from Monday 2 September to Sunday 8 September 2019. The Festival (formerly Adult Learners' Week/He Tangata Mātauranga) is a UNESCO initiative supported by the Tertiary Education Commission, and by adult and community education providers. It incorporates International Literacy Day on 8 September each year.