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Winter mystery movies Winter mystery movies

Jul 21st | 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Tūranga
Escape the winter blues and enjoy classic films in style. Book now for our next free movie screening which involves "twue wuv"...
Escape the winter blues and enjoy classic films in style. Book now for our next free movie screening which involves "twue wuv"...

Mid-Winter ugly Christmas jumpers Mid-Winter ugly Christmas jumpers

Te Hāpua & Upper Riccarton
Make the ugliest Christmas jumper and be in to win the ‘Best Ugly Christmas Jumper’ trophy! Bring your own t-shirt or jumper to decorate.
Make the ugliest Christmas jumper and be in to win the ‘Best Ugly Christmas Jumper’ trophy! Bring your own t-shirt or jumper to decorate.

Reading to dogs Reading to dogs

Book a session at a library - your child can read to a furry friend and have fun while improving their reading skills.
Book a session at a library - your child can read to a furry friend and have fun while improving their reading skills.

Virtual Reality Virtual Reality

Tūranga
Would you like to explore a whole new world in immersive 3D? Explore interactive environments or try VR gaming at the library.
Would you like to explore a whole new world in immersive 3D? Explore interactive environments or try VR gaming at the library.

Va Oceans Between Va Oceans Between

May 18th - Jul 21st
Southbase Gallery, Tūranga
Va Oceans Between is an exploration of Pacific people living in Christchurch, as seen through Polynesian artefacts from Canterbury Museum.
Va Oceans Between is an exploration of Pacific people living in Christchurch, as seen through Polynesian artefacts from Canterbury Museum.

Big Bargain Book Sale Big Bargain Book Sale

Our 2015 book sale is on at the Pioneer Recreation and Sport Centre Friday 20 & Saturday 21 March.
Our 2015 book sale is on at the Pioneer Recreation and Sport Centre Friday 20 & Saturday 21 March.

Knit 'n' Yarn Knit 'n' Yarn

Multiple libraries
Find a knit 'n' yarn session at a library near you. Bring your knitting, crochet or other portable craft project.
Find a knit 'n' yarn session at a library near you. Bring your knitting, crochet or other portable craft project.

Phoenix exhibition Phoenix exhibition

Aug 10th
This exhibition is part of a celebration of creative well-being at Tūranga, and will be accompanied by a range of public programmes.
This exhibition is part of a celebration of creative well-being at Tūranga, and will be accompanied by a range of public programmes.

Less Snoring, Better Sleep, More Energy! Less Snoring, Better Sleep, More Energy!

Come & hear Tess Graham, author of Relief from Snoring and Sleep Apnoea, talk about the easy steps to QUIET, restful sleep and more…
Come & hear Tess Graham, author of Relief from Snoring and Sleep Apnoea, talk about the easy steps to QUIET, restful sleep and more…

Kit from the Great War Kit from the Great War

Exhibition of Christmas cards, uniforms and equipment of New Zealand soldiers when they landed in Gallipoli in April 2015.
Exhibition of Christmas cards, uniforms and equipment of New Zealand soldiers when they landed in Gallipoli in April 2015.

Reading to Dogs Reading to Dogs

New Brighton, Shirley, Papanui
Reading to dogs can help kids who struggle with reading aloud. Free 15 minute supervised after school sessions. Bookings required.
Reading to dogs can help kids who struggle with reading aloud. Free 15 minute supervised after school sessions. Bookings required.

Wā Pēpi / Babytimes Wā Pēpi / Babytimes

Multiple libraries
Encourage learning through language. Babytimes is an interactive programme including rhymes, songs, stories and play!
Encourage learning through language. Babytimes is an interactive programme including rhymes, songs, stories and play!

Best and Worst Children's Books of… Best and Worst Children's Books of…

Bob Docherty from Bob's Books. Panel discussion on the latest reads. Holiday Reading List.
Bob Docherty from Bob's Books. Panel discussion on the latest reads. Holiday Reading List.

Qtopia & Tūranga: Book Speed Dating! Qtopia & Tūranga: Book Speed Dating!

Jun 20th | 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Qtopia Christchurch & Tūranga bring you: Book Speed Dating! Come and take a deeper look at YA rainbow reads.
Qtopia Christchurch & Tūranga bring you: Book Speed Dating! Come and take a deeper look at YA rainbow reads.

Spectrum Street Art Festival Spectrum Street Art Festival

Oi You presents Spectrum Street Art Festival in Christchurch from 14 Feb. Explore our street art resources, with a focus on the local.
Oi You presents Spectrum Street Art Festival in Christchurch from 14 Feb. Explore our street art resources, with a focus on the local.

Sustainable Living Series Launch Sustainable Living Series Launch

Feb 10th
Come along to a series of public talks, workshops, and storytimes - all with a focus on sustainable living.
Come along to a series of public talks, workshops, and storytimes - all with a focus on sustainable living.
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