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.
Be in to WIN a family pass to see the magical Royal New Zealand Ballet stage production of Hansel and Gretel! The prize is a ticket for two adults and two children to attend The Royal New Zealand Ballet production of Hansel and Gretel on Saturday 24 November, 1.30pm at the Isaac Theatre Royal. Get your hands dirty with flour and water, paint and glue! MAKE or BAKE a gingerbread house, inspired by the story of Hansel & Gretel. Work together with your friends or family on this fun and creative challenge – just in time for the school holidays.