Trick or treat?

Halloween is upon us! It seems that everywhere we go, there are costumes and candy, and, in spite of many people being "dead" against it, it's gaining momentum and getting bigger each year. The word Halloween comes from a Scottish term for All Hallows' Eve, the eve of the Christian celebration of All Hallows' Day…
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Neighbourhood Week 2015

Neighbourhood Week is happening again this year from Friday 23 October to Sunday 1 November, and it is a fantastic opportunity to bring people together, build stronger communities and get to know those around you. It is also a perfect excuse for a party! In this day and age it is a bit hard to…
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Banned Books Week 2015

Isaac Asimov once said that "Any book worth banning is a book worth reading". And here at Christchurch City Libraries we like to give readers the choice! Did you know that before being green was in, Dr Seuss' The Lorax was banned? Yep, you read that right… The Lorax!!! It was banned in 1989 because…
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Inglés a tu alcance con Christchurch City Libraries

En Christchurch City Libraries puedes encontrar mucho más que libros... sabías que puedes aprender, o practicar, inglés gratuitamente? Lo único que necesitas es pertenecer a la biblioteca! Sacar una tarjeta es muy fácil, gratis y lleva tan sólo minutos. Y una vez que la tienes, tienes acceso a infinidad de servicios; desde computadoras con internet…
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