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Find out about the latest releases and place a hold, all in one go. We have newsletters on fiction, non-fiction, kids & teens and more.
Find out about the latest releases and place a hold, all in one go. We have newsletters on fiction, non-fiction, kids & teens and more.

Christmas and New Year holiday hours Christmas and New Year holiday hours

Ngā mihi o te wā me te Tau Hou. Check our library opening hours for the holidays.
Ngā mihi o te wā me te Tau Hou. Check our library opening hours for the holidays.

Sumner to close between Christmas & NY Sumner to close between Christmas & NY

Matuku Takotako: Sumner Centre is closing 6pm Monday 24 December, & reopening 10am Monday 31 December so some minor works can be done.
Matuku Takotako: Sumner Centre is closing 6pm Monday 24 December, & reopening 10am Monday 31 December so some minor works can be done.

Parklands Library is closed for repairs Parklands Library is closed for repairs

Parklands Library is closed for six months as it undergoes a major upgrade & repairs. Mobile library will provide services.
Parklands Library is closed for six months as it undergoes a major upgrade & repairs. Mobile library will provide services.

Parklands Library closed for repairs Parklands Library closed for repairs

Parklands Library is closed for six months as it undergoes a major upgrade & repairs. Mobile library will provide services.
Parklands Library is closed for six months as it undergoes a major upgrade & repairs. Mobile library will provide services.

Extended weekend hours for Sumner Extended weekend hours for Sumner

Matuku Takotako: Sumner Centre will be open 10am to 4pm on both Saturdays and Sundays, from Saturday 18 August.
Matuku Takotako: Sumner Centre will be open 10am to 4pm on both Saturdays and Sundays, from Saturday 18 August.

Matuku Takotako: Sumner Centre Matuku Takotako: Sumner Centre

Matuku Takotako: Sumner Centre is now open 10am to 4pm on both Saturdays and Sundays.
Matuku Takotako: Sumner Centre is now open 10am to 4pm on both Saturdays and Sundays.

Name decided for new central library Name decided for new central library

Christchurch’s new central library has its official name — Tūranga.
Christchurch’s new central library has its official name — Tūranga.

New: Scientific American Archive New: Scientific American Archive

The newest arrival to the eResource family is the online archive of Scientific American magazine.
The newest arrival to the eResource family is the online archive of Scientific American magazine.

Recovery Assistance Centre in Halswell Recovery Assistance Centre in Halswell

Te Hāpua: Halswell Centre is now a Recovery Assistance Centre, open until 7pm Fri & 10-4 on Sat & Sun. Library & pool open as normal.
Te Hāpua: Halswell Centre is now a Recovery Assistance Centre, open until 7pm Fri & 10-4 on Sat & Sun. Library & pool open as normal.

New Brighton Library New Brighton Library

The temporary New Brighton Library closed Sunday 29 January. The library reopened in its usual location by pier on Mon 13 February.
The temporary New Brighton Library closed Sunday 29 January. The library reopened in its usual location by pier on Mon 13 February.

Foundations laid for new Central Library Foundations laid for new Central Library

Work has begun in earnest on Christchurch's new Central Library, with the first concrete pour for the foundations taking place this…
Work has begun in earnest on Christchurch's new Central Library, with the first concrete pour for the foundations taking place this…

New Central Library ready to go New Central Library ready to go

New Central Library is on its way! Christchurch City Council has awarded the tender for construction to Southbase Construction Ltd.
New Central Library is on its way! Christchurch City Council has awarded the tender for construction to Southbase Construction Ltd.

New Sumner Community Facility New Sumner Community Facility

The design of the new Sumner Library, Community Facility and Museum has been revealed.
The design of the new Sumner Library, Community Facility and Museum has been revealed.

Welcome to Te Hāpua: Halswell Centre Welcome to Te Hāpua: Halswell Centre

Welcome to Te Hāpua: Halswell Centre - The new library, pool and community facility currently under construction in Halswell.
Welcome to Te Hāpua: Halswell Centre - The new library, pool and community facility currently under construction in Halswell.

Temp Lyttelton Lib closed Sat 25 Feb Temp Lyttelton Lib closed Sat 25 Feb

The newly refurbished Lyttelton Library and Customer Services will reopen on corner of London and Canterbury Streets Monday 13 March 10am.
The newly refurbished Lyttelton Library and Customer Services will reopen on corner of London and Canterbury Streets Monday 13 March 10am.
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