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April School Holiday Programmes April 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.

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.

Storylines Notable Books List 2019 Storylines Notable Books List 2019

The best in New Zealand books from the previous year for kids and teens - picture books, junior and senior fiction, non-fiction and Te Reo.
The best in New Zealand books from the previous year for kids and teens - picture books, junior and senior fiction, non-fiction and Te Reo.

Summertime Reading Challenge winners Summertime Reading Challenge winners

Here's lucky Logan picking up his Summertime Reading Challenge prize. Congratulations to all the winners, & thanks to everyone who entered.
Here's lucky Logan picking up his Summertime Reading Challenge prize. Congratulations to all the winners, & thanks to everyone who entered.

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.

School holidays April 2019 School holidays April 2019

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

Kate's top 2019 Pride picks Kate's top 2019 Pride picks

In celebration of Pride 2019 Kate picks 5 new books for kids and teens with characters and content that reflects the LGBTQIA community.
In celebration of Pride 2019 Kate picks 5 new books for kids and teens with characters and content that reflects the LGBTQIA community.

St Patrick's Day for kids St Patrick's Day for kids

Learn all about St Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland.
Learn all about St Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland.

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

Wā Pēpi and Wā Kōrero Wā Pēpi and Wā Kōrero

Wā Pēpi (Babytimes) and Wā Kōrero (Storytimes) are back in action! Bring along tamariki and enjoy a fun whānau time for everyone.
Wā Pēpi (Babytimes) and Wā Kōrero (Storytimes) are back in action! Bring along tamariki and enjoy a fun whānau time for everyone.

Vale Tomi Ungerer, 1931-2019 Vale Tomi Ungerer, 1931-2019

Karen remembers award-winning children's book author and illustrator, Tomi Ungerer.
Karen remembers award-winning children's book author and illustrator, Tomi Ungerer.

Treaty of Waitangi for kids Treaty of Waitangi for kids

Meet Whetū Marama and her Koro (grandfather) as they find out about Te Tiriti o Waitangi.
Meet Whetū Marama and her Koro (grandfather) as they find out about Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

Ready, steady...relax Ready, steady...relax

By Moata
The holidays are for spending time together and relaxing. Here's how the library can help with resources to keep everyone happy.
The holidays are for spending time together and relaxing. Here's how the library can help with resources to keep everyone happy.

Jacinda Ardern: childhood books Jacinda Ardern: childhood books

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The Prime Minister of New Zealand, the Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern, talked to The Sapling about her reading journey as a young person.
The Prime Minister of New Zealand, the Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern, talked to The Sapling about her reading journey as a young person.

Stacy Gregg interview Stacy Gregg interview

"I write for strong, brave independent-minded readers who aspire to be heroes" - an interview with New Zealand writer Stacy Gregg.
"I write for strong, brave independent-minded readers who aspire to be heroes" - an interview with New Zealand writer Stacy Gregg.

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!
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