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Ockham New Zealand Book Awards 2019 Ockham New Zealand Book Awards 2019

Find out the winners of New Zealand's most prestigious literary awards; best fiction, non-fiction, poetry and te reo Māori titles.
Find out the winners of New Zealand's most prestigious literary awards; best fiction, non-fiction, poetry and te reo Māori titles.

Matariki 2019 Matariki 2019

In June we celebrate the Māori/Pacific New Year with whānau-friendly events around the city. Join us in celebrating Matariki at the library.
In June we celebrate the Māori/Pacific New Year with whānau-friendly events around the city. Join us in celebrating Matariki at the library.

Youth Week 18 to 26 May 2019 Youth Week 18 to 26 May 2019

Includes Art Competition, Comic characters / graphic art workshop, Rap Starter Pack, Black-out poetry, Bad Art Night, and Just Dance-off
Includes Art Competition, Comic characters / graphic art workshop, Rap Starter Pack, Black-out poetry, Bad Art Night, and Just Dance-off

Sāmoan Language Week Sāmoan Language Week

Tālofa. We are celebrating Vaiaso o le Gagana Sāmoa from Monday 27 May with storytimes in Sāmoan, design a tatau, and a computer session.
Tālofa. We are celebrating Vaiaso o le Gagana Sāmoa from Monday 27 May with storytimes in Sāmoan, design a tatau, and a computer session.

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.

New titles - May 2019 New titles - May 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.

New titles for YA - May 2019 New titles for YA - May 2019

Check out the latest books for teens and readers of YA.
Check out the latest books for teens and readers of YA.

WORD Christchurch Autumn Season 8-25 May WORD Christchurch Autumn Season 8-25 May

Clementine Ford, Akala, Graeme Simsion, Shayne Carter, Markus Zusak, John Boyne, The Allusionist, & Luke Wright are coming to Chch this May!
Clementine Ford, Akala, Graeme Simsion, Shayne Carter, Markus Zusak, John Boyne, The Allusionist, & Luke Wright are coming to Chch this May!

The HELL Pizza Reading Challenge 2019 The HELL Pizza Reading Challenge 2019

The HELL Pizza Reading Challenge is on again for 2019! Read 7 books and get a free pizza.
The HELL Pizza Reading Challenge is on again for 2019! Read 7 books and get a free pizza.

WORD Chch Autumn Season 8 to 25 May WORD Chch Autumn Season 8 to 25 May

Clementine Ford, Akala, Graeme Simsion, Shayne Carter, Markus Zusak, John Boyne, The Allusionist, & Luke Wright - coming to Chch this month!
Clementine Ford, Akala, Graeme Simsion, Shayne Carter, Markus Zusak, John Boyne, The Allusionist, & Luke Wright - coming to Chch this month!

LGBTQIA+ topic guide for teens LGBTQIA+ topic guide for teens

Christchurch Pride is here soon! We recommend resources for teens that explore and celebrate the LGBTQIA+ community. Rainbow reads galore.
Christchurch Pride is here soon! We recommend resources for teens that explore and celebrate the LGBTQIA+ community. Rainbow reads galore.

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.

New Zealand Fiction Genre Guide New Zealand Fiction Genre Guide

Discover the fiction of Aotearoa with recommended author and novel lists in a range of genres.
Discover the fiction of Aotearoa with recommended author and novel lists in a range of genres.

The Christchurch Documentary Project The Christchurch Documentary Project

Photographers show ever-changing Christchurch: the central city, Bishopdale, the seaside suburbs, and Halswell. Next: Woolston!
Photographers show ever-changing Christchurch: the central city, Bishopdale, the seaside suburbs, and Halswell. Next: Woolston!

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.

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