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Huraina Huraina

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

New titles - January 2019 New titles - January 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.

Book clubs and reading groups Book clubs and reading groups

Want to talk about books and ideas? Make 2019 the year you join a book club or reading group!
Want to talk about books and ideas? Make 2019 the year you join a book club or reading group!

Reading More Intentionally in 2019 Reading More Intentionally in 2019

2019. It's a new year, and another opportunity to challenge yourself to try something new! Why not take a reading challenge?
2019. It's a new year, and another opportunity to challenge yourself to try something new! Why not take a reading challenge?

Te Hāpua Reads - December 2018 Te Hāpua Reads - December 2018

recommended by TeHapuaStaff
A round-up of the books, movies, podcasts and more that Te Hāpua: Halswell Centre staff have enjoyed this month.
A round-up of the books, movies, podcasts and more that Te Hāpua: Halswell Centre staff have enjoyed this month.

Dan recommends: The best of fiction Dan recommends: The best of fiction

Another year is coming to a close and Dan looks back at his best fiction reads of 2018.
Another year is coming to a close and Dan looks back at his best fiction reads of 2018.

In the AV Studio: Know your microphones In the AV Studio: Know your microphones

AV Studio specialist, Alex, explains the different sound recording options available and why you definitely shouldn't "drop the mic".
AV Studio specialist, Alex, explains the different sound recording options available and why you definitely shouldn't "drop the mic".

Getting crafty for Christmas Getting crafty for Christmas

Missbeecrafty has left her Christmas gift-making a little late. Which crafting book 'superheroes' will come to her rescue?
Missbeecrafty has left her Christmas gift-making a little late. Which crafting book 'superheroes' will come to her rescue?

Costa Book Award Winners 2018 Costa Book Award Winners 2018

Winners in the children's, novel, first novel, biography and poetry categories have been announced.
Winners in the children's, novel, first novel, biography and poetry categories have been announced.

Best book covers of 2018 Best book covers of 2018

My pick of New Zealand's finest book covers this year - the bold and the beautiful in book design.
My pick of New Zealand's finest book covers this year - the bold and the beautiful in book design.

Crème de la crème 2018 Crème de la crème 2018

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How to shape a year in reading & watching? Do you plan? Thus far in life I seem to find myself on literary and cinematic tangents ...
How to shape a year in reading & watching? Do you plan? Thus far in life I seem to find myself on literary and cinematic tangents ...

Join the library online Join the library online

Join online & start using library eResources straight away! Read newspapers & eBooks, browse mags, listen to eAudiobooks, & do research.
Join online & start using library eResources straight away! Read newspapers & eBooks, browse mags, listen to eAudiobooks, & do research.

Podcast - Teaching war, teaching peace Podcast - Teaching war, teaching peace

Does how we learn about and commemorate war also help us learn about peace? With recommended reading and resources on WWI.
Does how we learn about and commemorate war also help us learn about peace? With recommended reading and resources on WWI.

Best of 2018 Best of 2018

What books, movies, & music have you loved? Explore the picks of our staff and customers, and Best of the Year lists. Have your say!
What books, movies, & music have you loved? Explore the picks of our staff and customers, and Best of the Year lists. Have your say!

J. R. R. Tolkien's Middle-Earth J. R. R. Tolkien's Middle-Earth

Explore all the books that comprise J.R.R. Tolkien’s Middle-Earth with this useful reading guide.
Explore all the books that comprise J.R.R. Tolkien’s Middle-Earth with this useful reading guide.

An Evening with Lee Child - WORD Chch An Evening with Lee Child - WORD Chch

Angela spent an evening in the company of Lee Child, Paul Cleave and 750 of his Christchurch fans. Here are her reckons!
Angela spent an evening in the company of Lee Child, Paul Cleave and 750 of his Christchurch fans. Here are her reckons!
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