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Earth Day, Every Day for Canterbury Kids Earth Day, Every Day for Canterbury Kids

By Kimccl
Love the Earth? Earth Day is celebrated globally on 22 April each year - find out more about good environmentally-focused stuff for kids.
Love the Earth? Earth Day is celebrated globally on 22 April each year - find out more about good environmentally-focused stuff for kids.

1918 influenza volunteer certificate 1918 influenza volunteer certificate

Alex Struthers with a certificate for the help he gave during the 1918 influenza epidemic as a boy scout. An image from the Discovery Wall.
Alex Struthers with a certificate for the help he gave during the 1918 influenza epidemic as a boy scout. An image from the Discovery Wall.

Hoiho takes out Bird of the year 2019 Hoiho takes out Bird of the year 2019

Find books and information about the Hoiho, the yellow-eyed penguin - officially New Zealand's bird of the year.
Find books and information about the Hoiho, the yellow-eyed penguin - officially New Zealand's bird of the year.

Reviews for Young Adults: November 2019 Reviews for Young Adults: November 2019

We have a bunch of people passionate about recommending the best stuff for teens and young adults. Check out their November picks.
We have a bunch of people passionate about recommending the best stuff for teens and young adults. Check out their November picks.

Big Library Read 4 to 18 November Big Library Read 4 to 18 November

Borrow Gilly Segal & Kimberly Jones’ powerful YA debut, I’m Not Dying With You Tonight (eBook/eAudiobook), no waitlists or holds.
Borrow Gilly Segal & Kimberly Jones’ powerful YA debut, I’m Not Dying With You Tonight (eBook/eAudiobook), no waitlists or holds.

Big Library Read 4 to 18 November Big Library Read 4 to 18 November

Borrow Gilly Segal & Kimberly Jones’ powerful YA debut, I’m Not Dying With You Tonight (eBook/eAudiobook), no waitlists or holds.
Borrow Gilly Segal & Kimberly Jones’ powerful YA debut, I’m Not Dying With You Tonight (eBook/eAudiobook), no waitlists or holds.

Zadie Smith - WORD Christchurch Zadie Smith - WORD Christchurch

Zadie Smith, one of literature's most celebrated voices, will be speaking at the Christchurch Town Hall Wednesday 13 Nov at 7pm.
Zadie Smith, one of literature's most celebrated voices, will be speaking at the Christchurch Town Hall Wednesday 13 Nov at 7pm.

Focus on Men at Tūranga Focus on Men at Tūranga

Focus on Men this Movember at Tūranga with brewing, motorbikes, exercise, & more. Not just for the boys, you're all welcome!
Focus on Men this Movember at Tūranga with brewing, motorbikes, exercise, & more. Not just for the boys, you're all welcome!

Maps, voyages, birds and a Poet Laureate Maps, voyages, birds and a Poet Laureate

Cool Stuff from the Selectors: Maps always capture people's imaginations, and it is great to see some new ones featuring Aotearoa.
Cool Stuff from the Selectors: Maps always capture people's imaginations, and it is great to see some new ones featuring Aotearoa.

Macra-make some Macramé Macra-make some Macramé

By Amyccl
As part of the Flower Power Party events, some of our funky libraries are hosting a macramé making event.
As part of the Flower Power Party events, some of our funky libraries are hosting a macramé making event.

Duvauchelle School tree house:… Duvauchelle School tree house:…

Duvauchelle School pupils in their tree fort which was built for them by the army. 7 September 1976. An image from the Discovery Wall.
Duvauchelle School pupils in their tree fort which was built for them by the army. 7 September 1976. An image from the Discovery Wall.

Tūranga NCEA Study Hall in November Tūranga NCEA Study Hall in November

Are you looking for a place to study for the 2019 NCEA exams? The following spaces in Tūranga have been booked for you to study in.
Are you looking for a place to study for the 2019 NCEA exams? The following spaces in Tūranga have been booked for you to study in.

Never miss important news Never miss important news

Learn how to set up New Zealand news alerts using Newsbank's Access New Zealand.
Learn how to set up New Zealand news alerts using Newsbank's Access New Zealand.

50th anniversary of A lion in the meadow 50th anniversary of A lion in the meadow

Join us to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the publication of A Lion in the Meadow by Margaret Mahy with activities and storytimes.
Join us to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the publication of A Lion in the Meadow by Margaret Mahy with activities and storytimes.

Star of David, The Field of Remembrance Star of David, The Field of Remembrance

A lone Star of David at the Field of Remembrance at Latimer Square, on the lead up to Armistice Day, 2018. An image from the Discovery Wall.
A lone Star of David at the Field of Remembrance at Latimer Square, on the lead up to Armistice Day, 2018. An image from the Discovery Wall.

Journal, Magazines, Newspapers Journal, Magazines, Newspapers

Publications Finder is probably one of the most useful tools in the toolbox for researchers looking for journal articles.
Publications Finder is probably one of the most useful tools in the toolbox for researchers looking for journal articles.
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