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After school clubs & programmes After school clubs & programmes

Join us for after school clubs & programmes. Some sessions are free & no bookings required; others have a cost attached &…
Join us for after school clubs & programmes. Some sessions are free & no bookings required; others have a cost attached & require bookings.

50th anniversary of A lion in the meadow 50th anniversary of A lion in the meadow

Join us to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the publication of A Lion in the Meadow by Margaret Mahy with activities and storytimes.
Join us to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the publication of A Lion in the Meadow by Margaret Mahy with activities and storytimes.

Halloween for kids Halloween for kids

Find books and other resources to help make your Halloween extra spooky!
Find books and other resources to help make your Halloween extra spooky!

Read me a story! Story Box Library Read me a story! Story Box Library

If the tamariki in your life love stories, try this collection of videos of stories being read by authors, actors, comedians, and more.
If the tamariki in your life love stories, try this collection of videos of stories being read by authors, actors, comedians, and more.

Tessa Duder tours Aotearoa: First Map Tessa Duder tours Aotearoa: First Map

Fee interviews Tessa Duder, travelling New Zealand introducing her latest work First Map: How James Cook charted Aotearoa New Zealand.
Fee interviews Tessa Duder, travelling New Zealand introducing her latest work First Map: How James Cook charted Aotearoa New Zealand.

Talk Like A Pirate Day, 19 September Talk Like A Pirate Day, 19 September

Ways to celebrate Talk Like a Pirate Day, and a tribute to local piratical legends, Natural Magic Pirates.
Ways to celebrate Talk Like a Pirate Day, and a tribute to local piratical legends, Natural Magic Pirates.

School holidays October 2019 School holidays October 2019

What's on in the school holidays for Christchurch kids - holiday programmes and activities, shows & performances for kids, & free…
What's on in the school holidays for Christchurch kids - holiday programmes and activities, shows & performances for kids, & free fun.

School holidays at the library: October School holidays at the library: October

Visit your libraries in the upcoming Sept/Oct school holidays - book in for classes, or come along to free drop-in events.
Visit your libraries in the upcoming Sept/Oct school holidays - book in for classes, or come along to free drop-in events.

Tamariki - Te Wiki O Te Reo Māori 2019 Tamariki - Te Wiki O Te Reo Māori 2019

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Recent children's titles with Te Reo Māori
Recent children's titles with Te Reo Māori

Favourite authors: Mo Willems Favourite authors: Mo Willems

By Moata
Moata explains why Mo Willems is one of her favourite children's authors.
Moata explains why Mo Willems is one of her favourite children's authors.

CSO Music trails through the library CSO Music trails through the library

CSO musicians perform with stories, music and dancing for kids. Next session: Percussion duo at Fendalton 10.30am Wed 2 October
CSO musicians perform with stories, music and dancing for kids. Next session: Percussion duo at Fendalton 10.30am Wed 2 October

Winners announced Winners announced

Find out the winning titles for the 2019 New Zealand Book Awards for Children & Young Adults.
Find out the winning titles for the 2019 New Zealand Book Awards for Children & Young Adults.

Interview with Kimberly Andrews Interview with Kimberly Andrews

Missbeecrafty chats to Kimberly Andrews, author and illustrator of award-winning picture book, Puffin the Architect.
Missbeecrafty chats to Kimberly Andrews, author and illustrator of award-winning picture book, Puffin the Architect.

Interview with Katie O'Neill Interview with Katie O'Neill

We asked some questions of wonderful Christchurch writer & illustrator Katie O'Neill, just back from Comic-Con International in San…
We asked some questions of wonderful Christchurch writer & illustrator Katie O'Neill, just back from Comic-Con International in San Diego.

What NZ book for kids changed you? What NZ book for kids changed you?

NZ Book Awards for Children and Young Adults winners will be announced tomorrow (Weds 7 Aug) & there is a Best Picks panel at Tūranga.
NZ Book Awards for Children and Young Adults winners will be announced tomorrow (Weds 7 Aug) & there is a Best Picks panel at Tūranga.

Kanopy is here! Kanopy is here!

Kanopy Kids features movies and shows aimed at kids. Check out shows related to favourite books like Don't let the pigeon drive the bus!
Kanopy Kids features movies and shows aimed at kids. Check out shows related to favourite books like Don't let the pigeon drive the bus!
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