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Short stories reading guide Short stories reading guide

Looking for something you can read easily in a lunch break? Find short stories in a range of genres, hand-picked by librarians.
Looking for something you can read easily in a lunch break? Find short stories in a range of genres, hand-picked by librarians.

Huraina Huraina

The Winter issue of our free library magazine Huraina is out - read it online or grab a paper copy.
The Winter issue of our free library magazine Huraina is out - read it online or grab a paper copy.

National Flash Fiction Day National Flash Fiction Day

Andrew reports back on Flash in the Pan - National Flash Fiction Day at Tūranga, Saturday 22 June.
Andrew reports back on Flash in the Pan - National Flash Fiction Day at Tūranga, Saturday 22 June.

New titles - June 2019 New titles - June 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.

The Allusionist Live The Allusionist Live

A report on The Allusionist Live at WORD Christchurch Autumn Season 2019.
A report on The Allusionist Live at WORD Christchurch Autumn Season 2019.

Mid-year fiction review - 5 of the best Mid-year fiction review - 5 of the best

We're halfway through the year so Dan shares 5 of his favourite fiction reads so far in 2019.
We're halfway through the year so Dan shares 5 of his favourite fiction reads so far in 2019.

National Flash Fiction Day - Sat 22 Jun National Flash Fiction Day - Sat 22 Jun

Andrew interviews Brindi Joy, organiser of the Flash in the Pan - National Flash Fiction Day. It's on Saturday 22 June 2pm at Tūranga.
Andrew interviews Brindi Joy, organiser of the Flash in the Pan - National Flash Fiction Day. It's on Saturday 22 June 2pm at Tūranga.

Adventure Fiction Genre Guide Adventure Fiction Genre Guide

Go on a mission full of suspense and action, loaded with obstacles and dangers - our guide will help you find your next adventure read.
Go on a mission full of suspense and action, loaded with obstacles and dangers - our guide will help you find your next adventure read.

Jane Goodall in Christchurch Jane Goodall in Christchurch

By Kimccl
Kim reports back from Jane Goodall's awesome talk in Christchurch.
Kim reports back from Jane Goodall's awesome talk in Christchurch.

Epic Fantasy Epic Fantasy

recommended by ChristchurchLib
For fans of sweeping battles between good and evil, grand quests, detailed world building, sword fights and magic.
For fans of sweeping battles between good and evil, grand quests, detailed world building, sword fights and magic.

Traditional Chinese pipa music Traditional Chinese pipa music

Do you want to try a music genre different from what you're used to listening to? Chinese pipa music is an option.
Do you want to try a music genre different from what you're used to listening to? Chinese pipa music is an option.

Historical Military Adventure Historical Military Adventure

recommended by ChristchurchLib
If you like Bernard Cornwell’s ‘Sharpe’ series or the naval heroics of Patrick O’Brian (Master and Commander), then these titles are for you
If you like Bernard Cornwell’s ‘Sharpe’ series or the naval heroics of Patrick O’Brian (Master and Commander), then these titles are for you

Historical Adventure Fiction Historical Adventure Fiction

recommended by ChristchurchLib
Travel back in time and go on an adventurous journey without leaving your chair! Explore your way through battles, revenge, and conquest.
Travel back in time and go on an adventurous journey without leaving your chair! Explore your way through battles, revenge, and conquest.

Steampunk Adventure Steampunk Adventure

recommended by ChristchurchLib
Imagine the history and intrigue of the 19th century blended with magic, monsters, and mad science.
Imagine the history and intrigue of the 19th century blended with magic, monsters, and mad science.

Wilderness/Survival Adventure Fiction Wilderness/Survival Adventure Fiction

recommended by ChristchurchLib
We're only ever a moment away from the need to survive in the wild - these stories represent humanity at its most desperate and resourceful.
We're only ever a moment away from the need to survive in the wild - these stories represent humanity at its most desperate and…

Romantic Adventure Romantic Adventure

recommended by ChristchurchLib
Looking for a romantic tale with added action and suspense? Consider this list your go to for adventurous love stories.
Looking for a romantic tale with added action and suspense? Consider this list your go to for adventurous love stories.
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