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KidsFest 2017 KidsFest 2017

KidsFest is full of winter holiday fun for kids in Christchurch and Canterbury. It runs from 8 to 22 July. Bookings are open now.
KidsFest is full of winter holiday fun for kids in Christchurch and Canterbury. It runs from 8 to 22 July. Bookings are open now.

School holiday events and activities School holiday events and activities

Find out what's on for Christchurch kids in the school holidays, including KidsFest. The holidays start on 8 July.
Find out what's on for Christchurch kids in the school holidays, including KidsFest. The holidays start on 8 July.

Win The Very Hungry Caterpillar tickets Win The Very Hungry Caterpillar tickets

We are running two exciting competitions during June and July this year. Express your creativity and be in to win 1 of 10 family passes.
We are running two exciting competitions during June and July this year. Express your creativity and be in to win 1 of 10 family passes.

Matariki for Tamariki Matariki for Tamariki

Find out all about the traditions of Māori New Year on our Matariki for Kids page.
Find out all about the traditions of Māori New Year on our Matariki for Kids page.

Old MacDonald heard a fart Old MacDonald heard a fart

Miss Manners would probably be spinning in her grave*, but seriously, I don't know when I've laughed so hard ...
Miss Manners would probably be spinning in her grave*, but seriously, I don't know when I've laughed so hard ...

Science Alive Science Alive

Afterschool learning with the excellent Science Alive educators at 5 of our libraries. Topics this Term 2 includes Chimps & Climate Change.
Afterschool learning with the excellent Science Alive educators at 5 of our libraries. Topics this Term 2 includes Chimps & Climate Change.

NZ Book Awards for Children&Young Adults NZ Book Awards for Children&Young Adults

By Kimccl
The finalists for the 2017 New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults have been announced. “Characters burst off the pages!"
The finalists for the 2017 New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults have been announced. “Characters burst off the pages!"

Bedtime stories Fri 2 June 6.30pm Bedtime stories Fri 2 June 6.30pm

Join Margot at Fendalton Lib for Matariki-themed stories, songs & simple crafts for 4-7 year olds, the whole family is welcome.
Join Margot at Fendalton Lib for Matariki-themed stories, songs & simple crafts for 4-7 year olds, the whole family is welcome.

Top Pick Children's Books May 2017 Top Pick Children's Books May 2017

recommended by KimKids
A selection of recently arrived recommended books for younger readers - full of wit, wonder and whimsy.
A selection of recently arrived recommended books for younger readers - full of wit, wonder and whimsy.

Music Trails through the library Music Trails through the library

The next CSO Music Trails through the Library is at South Library, Wednesday 7 June.
The next CSO Music Trails through the Library is at South Library, Wednesday 7 June.

Reading to dogs Reading to dogs

Reading to dogs is on at Shirley, New Brighton and Papanui libraries. Book now for this fun way for kids to improve their reading skills.
Reading to dogs is on at Shirley, New Brighton and Papanui libraries. Book now for this fun way for kids to improve their reading skills.

Imagination Station Library Pop Ups Imagination Station Library Pop Ups

Imagination Station is bringing LEGO® to New Brighton, Fendalton, and South Libraries on Saturdays in March, April and May.
Imagination Station is bringing LEGO® to New Brighton, Fendalton, and South Libraries on Saturdays in March, April and May.

Top Pick Children's Books April 2017 Top Pick Children's Books April 2017

recommended by KimKids
My recommended selection of recently arrived books for kids. A Christchurch City Libraries List.
My recommended selection of recently arrived books for kids. A Christchurch City Libraries List.

Roverandom: J. R. R. Tolkien Roverandom: J. R. R. Tolkien

There's more to J. R. R. Tolkien than just The Lord of the Rings, like this children's tale about a magically transformed dog.
There's more to J. R. R. Tolkien than just The Lord of the Rings, like this children's tale about a magically transformed dog.

Eye Spy Books Children's Picture Books Eye Spy Books Children's Picture Books

recommended by ChristchurchKids
Eye Spy is the theme of our holiday programmes. There is a lot to find and explore and spy in these children's picture books.
Eye Spy is the theme of our holiday programmes. There is a lot to find and explore and spy in these children's picture books.
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