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Tūranga, your central library, will be open on Show Day Friday 16 November from 10am to 5pm. All other libraries will be closed for the public holiday.

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Join online & start using library eResources straight away! Read newspapers & eBooks, browse mags, listen to eAudiobooks, & do research.
Join online & start using library eResources straight away! Read newspapers & eBooks, browse mags, listen to eAudiobooks, & do research.

Typical Coaster - Phil Walsh author talk Typical Coaster - Phil Walsh author talk

Phil will share yarns about growing up on the West Coast, & discuss experiences of his grandfather's Alzheimers. (Fri 9 Nov & Weds 21 Nov)
Phil will share yarns about growing up on the West Coast, & discuss experiences of his grandfather's Alzheimers. (Fri 9 Nov & Weds 21 Nov)

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The latest copy of the free library magazine uncover - huraina is online, or pick up a paper copy from your library.
The latest copy of the free library magazine uncover - huraina is online, or pick up a paper copy from your library.

Frida & Diego exhibition launch Frida & Diego exhibition launch

Photos from the launch of the exhibition Diego and Frida: A Smile in the Middle of the Way at South Library.
Photos from the launch of the exhibition Diego and Frida: A Smile in the Middle of the Way at South Library.

eResources for teens (FREE!) eResources for teens (FREE!)

All you need is your library card & password/PIN. Use them for study and research, or relax with eBooks, eAudiobooks, & eMagazines.
All you need is your library card & password/PIN. Use them for study and research, or relax with eBooks, eAudiobooks, & eMagazines.

Ngā Kupu Ora Māori Book Awards Ngā Kupu Ora Māori Book Awards

See the finalists and winners in the 2017 Ngā Kupu Ora Māori Book Awards.
See the finalists and winners in the 2017 Ngā Kupu Ora Māori Book Awards.

School holidays October 2018 School holidays October 2018

What's on this school holidays for Christchurch kids - holiday programmes and activities, shows and performances for kids, & free fun.
What's on this school holidays for Christchurch kids - holiday programmes and activities, shows and performances for kids, & free fun.

School holidays - October 2018 School holidays - October 2018

What's on this school holidays for Christchurch kids - holiday programmes and activities, shows and performances for kids, & free fun.
What's on this school holidays for Christchurch kids - holiday programmes and activities, shows and performances for kids, & free fun.

School holiday programmes 1-12 October School holiday programmes 1-12 October

Libraries have free bookable activities, pay-for classes that require bookings, and sessions you can just drop in for.
Libraries have free bookable activities, pay-for classes that require bookings, and sessions you can just drop in for.

Tongan Language Week Uike ‘o e Lea Tonga Tongan Language Week Uike ‘o e Lea Tonga

Tongan Language Week / Uike 'o e Lea Tonga takes place from 2 to 8 September. Discover our Tongan language resources.
Tongan Language Week / Uike 'o e Lea Tonga takes place from 2 to 8 September. Discover our Tongan language resources.

WORD Christchurch Festival 2018 WORD Christchurch Festival 2018

Did you get your WORD on? Read our coverage of WORD Christchurch Festival 2018 and read recaps of the fascinating sessions.
Did you get your WORD on? Read our coverage of WORD Christchurch Festival 2018 and read recaps of the fascinating sessions.

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The Spring issue of our free library magazine uncover - huraina is online. Paper copies will be in libraries soon.
The Spring issue of our free library magazine uncover - huraina is online. Paper copies will be in libraries soon.

Cook Islands Language Week Cook Islands Language Week

Kia orana. It's Cook Islands Language Week – Te ‘Epetoma o Te Reo Kūki ‘Āirani. Join us for Cook Island StoryTimes and Scavenger Hunts.
Kia orana. It's Cook Islands Language Week – Te ‘Epetoma o Te Reo Kūki ‘Āirani. Join us for Cook Island StoryTimes and Scavenger Hunts.

Holi - Festival of Colours Holi - Festival of Colours

Christchurch Holi: Festival of Colours is at North Hagley Park Events Village Saturday 17 March from 10am to 4pm. Find out more about Holi.
Christchurch Holi: Festival of Colours is at North Hagley Park Events Village Saturday 17 March from 10am to 4pm. Find out more about Holi.

Christmas in Christchurch 2017 Christmas in Christchurch 2017

Explore all the Christmas related events in Christchurch – from carol services and concerts to Santa parades and festive displays.
Explore all the Christmas related events in Christchurch – from carol services and concerts to Santa parades and festive displays.

Super Saturday Storytimes Super Saturday Storytimes

Every Saturday (during term time) at 11am at Shirley, South and Upper Riccarton libraries. For children aged 2 to 7 years.
Every Saturday (during term time) at 11am at Shirley, South and Upper Riccarton libraries. For children aged 2 to 7 years.
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