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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.

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.

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.

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.

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

CSO musicians perform with stories, music and dancing for kids. Next session: String quartet at Papanui Library, 10.30am Wed 3 September.
CSO musicians perform with stories, music and dancing for kids. Next session: String quartet at Papanui Library, 10.30am Wed 3 September.

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!

Elissa Brent Weissman Elissa Brent Weissman

Awesome author of the Nerd Camp series Elissa Brent Weissman is now living in Christchurch, & she answered our NZ kids' authors…
Awesome author of the Nerd Camp series Elissa Brent Weissman is now living in Christchurch, & she answered our NZ kids' authors questions.

The Good Egg The Good Egg

By Moata
A cute and humorous picture book about an egg that's trying a little too hard to be good.
A cute and humorous picture book about an egg that's trying a little too hard to be good.

School holidays at the library July 2019 School holidays at the library July 2019

It is school hols time! Check out what is happening at your libraries - there are events for KidsFest plus plenty more free drop-in events.
It is school hols time! Check out what is happening at your libraries - there are events for KidsFest plus plenty more free drop-in events.

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.

eResources for kids eResources for kids

Our eResources enhance kids’ learning, fun and play.They are free, and all you need is your library card number and password / PIN.
Our eResources enhance kids’ learning, fun and play.They are free, and all you need is your library card number and password / PIN.

KidsFest KidsFest

Get your school holidays sorted! KidsFest is full of fun for kids and teens. It runs from 6 to 20 July. Book now!
Get your school holidays sorted! KidsFest is full of fun for kids and teens. It runs from 6 to 20 July. Book now!

NZ Book Awards for Children & YA 2019 NZ Book Awards for Children & YA 2019

#ReadNZ at its best: the shortlists for the 2019 New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults have been announced.
#ReadNZ at its best: the shortlists for the 2019 New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults have been announced.

The Midnight Hour: Fantastical favourite The Midnight Hour: Fantastical favourite

Missbeecrafty has found a new children's fantasy favourite - The Midnight Hour by Benjamin Read and Laura Trinder.
Missbeecrafty has found a new children's fantasy favourite - The Midnight Hour by Benjamin Read and Laura Trinder.
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