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I'm with the band - stories about music… I'm with the band - stories about music…

recommended by ChristchurchTeens
A collection of young adult books featuring music and musicians. These books show us the impact of music on our lives. A Christchurch Cit…
A collection of young adult books featuring music and musicians. These books show us the impact of music on our lives. A Christchurch Cit…

Recommended long reads Recommended long reads

recommended by missbeecrafty
Big fat books for people with some time on their hands.
Big fat books for people with some time on their hands.

RHS Book Club October 2018 RHS Book Club October 2018

recommended by UpperRiccartonLibrary
It's the last book club of the year for our seniors, and the last book club EVER for some of our Year 13s ...
It's the last book club of the year for our seniors, and the last book club EVER for some of our Year 13s ...

November 2018 Top Pick Children's Titles November 2018 Top Pick Children's Titles

recommended by KimKids
November's picks of the new and interesting in kids books - check-out these worthy and wonderful books and expand your world!
November's picks of the new and interesting in kids books - check-out these worthy and wonderful books and expand your world!

Stuff we love - November 2018 Stuff we love - November 2018

recommended by StaffPickles
Our team share the stuff they are loving this month. A Staff Pickles list.o
Our team share the stuff they are loving this month. A Staff Pickles list.o

Te Hāpua Reads: November 2018 Te Hāpua Reads: November 2018

recommended by TeHapuaStaff
A round-up of the books, movies, podcasts and more that Te Hāpua: Halswell Centre staff have enjoyed this month.
A round-up of the books, movies, podcasts and more that Te Hāpua: Halswell Centre staff have enjoyed this month.

RHS Book Club September 2018 RHS Book Club September 2018

recommended by UpperRiccartonLibrary
Happy birthday Stephen King! Ms Blake made scrummy horror cup cakes in honour of one of our favourite authors.
Happy birthday Stephen King! Ms Blake made scrummy horror cup cakes in honour of one of our favourite authors.

October's Top Picks for Kids October's Top Picks for Kids

recommended by KimKids
What's new and interesting for children in our collections? Nifty New Zealand titles are amongst this month's crop of recent arrivals …
What's new and interesting for children in our collections? Nifty New Zealand titles are amongst this month's crop of recent arrivals ...

RHS Book Club August 2018 RHS Book Club August 2018

recommended by UpperRiccartonLibrary
Here's what our Book Clubbers have been reading so far this term.
Here's what our Book Clubbers have been reading so far this term.

Koroneihana and Kīngitanga Koroneihana and Kīngitanga

recommended by ChristchurchLib
Information on Koroneihana, the coronation of the Māori Kings and Queen, and selected titles on Kīngitanga (the King Movement).
Information on Koroneihana, the coronation of the Māori Kings and Queen, and selected titles on Kīngitanga (the King Movement).

Thrilling Halloween Reads 2018 Thrilling Halloween Reads 2018

recommended by fionajay
fionaccl's favourite horror and fantasy reads for 2018
fionaccl's favourite horror and fantasy reads for 2018

Stuff we love - October Stuff we love - October

recommended by StaffPickles
Librarians share the stuff they are loving this month.
Librarians share the stuff they are loving this month.

Sci-fi Horror Sci-fi Horror

recommended by ChristchurchLib
What could be more terrifying than the unknown threat of a dominant species from the depths of space? It all looks bad for us puny humans.
What could be more terrifying than the unknown threat of a dominant species from the depths of space? It all looks bad for us puny humans.

Body Horror Body Horror

recommended by ChristchurchLib
Mutation, disfigurement, damage and distortion – body horror examines human existential anxieties, played out upon the flesh.
Mutation, disfigurement, damage and distortion – body horror examines human existential anxieties, played out upon the flesh.

Killer & Hardcore Horror Killer & Hardcore Horror

recommended by ChristchurchLib
Be warned! There are no niceties here, deep in the world of killer and hardcore horror.
Be warned! There are no niceties here, deep in the world of killer and hardcore horror.

Top Picks Childrens' Books - Sept 2018 Top Picks Childrens' Books - Sept 2018

recommended by KimKids
Highlights from our recent arrivals for children, including titles for a range of ages and New Zealand authors.
Highlights from our recent arrivals for children, including titles for a range of ages and New Zealand authors.

If you like ... Captain Underpants If you like ... Captain Underpants

recommended by ChristchurchKids
If you like books about Captain Underpants, you'll enjoy these titles about kids in school creating comics and confusion! Christchurch City…
If you like books about Captain Underpants, you'll enjoy these titles about kids in school creating comics and confusion! Christchurch City…

Magical reads for kids Magical reads for kids

recommended by ChristchurchKids
Do you like the the magical, the mysterious and the marvellous? A Christchurch City Libraries list.
Do you like the the magical, the mysterious and the marvellous? A Christchurch City Libraries list.
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