Podcast – Universal Declaration of Human Rights at 70

Christchurch City Libraries blog hosts a series of regular podcasts from specialist human rights radio show Speak up - Kōrerotia. This show is created by Sally Carlton. 10 December 2018 marked 70 years since the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) by the United Nations General Assembly. Guest for this episode - University of…
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Teen Scene newsletter

Stories from a teenage point of view. Discover your next great read with our latest Teen Scene newsletter. This month's newsletter includes: Be first to know! Subscribe to our newsletters and get our latest titles and best picks straight from your inbox. For more great YA reading suggestions, check out our booklists…
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Camping at Hanmer River: Picturing Canterbury

Family camping at Hanmer River, Christmas/New Year 1958.  Annual event with often three generations present. Do you have any photographs of camping in Canterbury? If so, feel free to contribute to our collection. The Discovery Wall is a large interactive exhibition which allows several people to simultaneously explore images and stories of the history of the people and places of…
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Kids’ Books newsletter

Whether you're looking for something educational, creative or fantastical, our latest Kids' Books newsletter has titles that will excite young minds and foster a love of reading. Be first in the know: subscribe to receive the newsletter directly in your inbox. Included in this month's newsletter are: For more great reads for kids, check out our Kids…
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Ready, steady…relax

If you're like me then the prelude to Christmas is a hectic blur of to-do lists, gift-wrap flapping, and sugar. Yes, I have started to hoe into the Christmas treats already but I need to keep my strength up. But it's good to know that after this last flurry of activity there will be a…
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Safety Week – The elephant never forgets: Picturing Canterbury

Do you have any photographs of parades in Christchurch? If so, feel free to contribute to our collection. The Discovery Wall is a large interactive exhibition which allows several people to simultaneously explore images and stories of the history of the people and places of Christchurch. It is viewable on the ground floor of Tūranga, 60 Cathedral Square, Christchurch, New…
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