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Justices of the Peace (JPs) Justices of the Peace (JPs)

Justices of the Peace are in regular attendance at some of our libraries. Find out more about JPs, what they do, and where to find them.
Justices of the Peace are in regular attendance at some of our libraries. Find out more about JPs, what they do, and where to find them.

Summertime Reading Challenge spot prizes Summertime Reading Challenge spot prizes

Summertime Reading Challenge spot prizes: Congratulations Luca & Olivia - winners of a signed copy of Aotearoa by Gavin Bishop. Enter now!
Summertime Reading Challenge spot prizes: Congratulations Luca & Olivia - winners of a signed copy of Aotearoa by Gavin Bishop. Enter now!

Summer School Holiday Programmes Summer School Holiday Programmes

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

Tī Kōuka Whenua Tī Kōuka Whenua

Explore the vibrant past of Christchurch and the wider Canterbury region that extends back many hundreds of years before 1850.
Explore the vibrant past of Christchurch and the wider Canterbury region that extends back many hundreds of years before 1850.

Babytime and Storytime 2015 Babytime and Storytime 2015

Find out the dates and times of our popular Babytime and Storytime sessions.
Find out the dates and times of our popular Babytime and Storytime sessions.

Lunar New Year 2019 Lunar New Year 2019

Celebrate Lunar New Year from Sat 9 Feb to Weds 27 Feb with craft activities, traditional games, themed storytimes and a family day.
Celebrate Lunar New Year from Sat 9 Feb to Weds 27 Feb with craft activities, traditional games, themed storytimes and a family day.

New titles - January 2019 New titles - January 2019

Our monthly list of the new audio and video, eAudiobooks, eBooks, fiction, large print, non-fiction, and stuff for kids and teens.
Our monthly list of the new audio and video, eAudiobooks, eBooks, fiction, large print, non-fiction, and stuff for kids and teens.

Book clubs and reading groups Book clubs and reading groups

Want to talk about books and ideas? Make 2019 the year you join a book club or reading group!
Want to talk about books and ideas? Make 2019 the year you join a book club or reading group!

Spark Jump Workshops at Hornby & Linwood Spark Jump Workshops at Hornby & Linwood

Spark Jump is designed to get families in low-income communities with the care of children (0 to 18) online. Find out if you are eligible.
Spark Jump is designed to get families in low-income communities with the care of children (0 to 18) online. Find out if you are eligible.

Survey: Story & Babytimes at Tūranga Survey: Story & Babytimes at Tūranga

What times and days for preschool story sessions at Tūranga would suit your family? Please fill in our quick online survey.
What times and days for preschool story sessions at Tūranga would suit your family? Please fill in our quick online survey.

Technology Programmes - eKnow How Technology Programmes - eKnow How

Explore library sessions from basic computer skills to music production. Some are pay-for, & some are free drop-ins. Book your spot now!
Explore library sessions from basic computer skills to music production. Some are pay-for, & some are free drop-ins. Book your spot now!

Have we got your email? Have we got your email?

Please update your details via the online form or ask one of our friendly staff.
Please update your details via the online form or ask one of our friendly staff.

Lunar New Year 2019 Lunar New Year 2019

Celebrate Lunar New Year from Sat 9 Feb to Weds 27 Feb with craft activities, traditional games, themed storytimes and a family day.
Celebrate Lunar New Year from Sat 9 Feb to Weds 27 Feb with craft activities, traditional games, themed storytimes and a family day.

Best books of 2018 for kids and teens Best books of 2018 for kids and teens

Librarians have picked their best books of 2018 for kids and teens. Heaps of excellent reading to explore!
Librarians have picked their best books of 2018 for kids and teens. Heaps of excellent reading to explore!

Join the library Join the library

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.

Reading in Mind book scheme Reading in Mind book scheme

If you have a mental health issue like anxiety, reading books can help you better understand & manage your mental health & wellbeing.
If you have a mental health issue like anxiety, reading books can help you better understand & manage your mental health & wellbeing.
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