Two page-turners

Recently I collected two books from my holds, looked at them, and wondered why I had reserved them. I took another look, the covers and blurbs piqued my interest. Luckily for me I took that second look. The cover of Salvage has a young man with the word hope tattooed on the back of his…
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Recent necrology, October 2014

Some well-known people who have died recently Lynda Bellingham, 1948-2014 Versatile actress and author who, as the ‘Oxo mum’ , brought ‘man-appeal’ to the business of gravy making Jack Bruce, 1943-2014 Bass player and singer with Cream, the short-lived but  influential supergroup of the late 1960s Park Honan, 1928-2014 Scholar and biographer of great writers…
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Welcome to the new Christchurch City Libraries website

Welcome to our newly redeveloped website, on behalf of all of us here at Christchurch City Libraries. This redesign brings you a better, seamless online library experience. What’s new? Integrated website and catalogue The catalogue is now seamlessly integrated with the rest of our content. Our catalogue content can still be found easily under ‘Explore…
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