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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Death, cemeteries, and spiders: Dr Simon Pollard – Part two of A cabinet of Curiosities, tiny lectures on the weird and wonderful: WORD Christchurch 2019

Simon Pollard talks about the wonders of Woodlawn Cemetery. This was one of the tiny lectures in the Cabinets of Curiosities at WORD Christchurch.
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The World of Tattoos: Rachael King – Part one: cabinet of Curiosities, tiny lectures on the weird and wonderful: WORD Christchurch Shifting Points of View 2019

'I believe as many as six impossible things before breakfast!" - Part one of the conclusion of A cabinet of Curiosities, tiny lectures on the weird and wonderful: WORD Christchurch 2019. Rachael King on tattooing.
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Get into Zines this September!

Zinefest Christchurch, the annual celebration of DIY magazine making, is happening this year on Sunday 29 September, in Tautoru / TSB Space at Tūranga. Registrations for stallholders are open until 20 September. To celebrate, Christchurch City Libraries in conjunction with Funtime Comics and CHCH / Ōtautahi Zine Library are offering a series of workshops and drop-ins for visitors to have a taste of zinemaking. 
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