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Spring Mystery Movie at Tūranga Spring Mystery Movie at Tūranga

Sep 22nd | 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Join us at Tūranga for a free Sunday matinee. CLUE: a fearless young woman disguises herself as a man to battle northern invaders in China.
Join us at Tūranga for a free Sunday matinee. CLUE: a fearless young woman disguises herself as a man to battle northern invaders in China.

Get into Zines! Get into Zines!

Zinefest Christchurch is at Tūranga Sunday 29 Sept, & there are workshops on 22 & 28 Sept, + Visit the Ōtautahi Zine Library.
Zinefest Christchurch is at Tūranga Sunday 29 Sept, & there are workshops on 22 & 28 Sept, + Visit the Ōtautahi Zine Library.

Huraina Huraina

The latest copy of free library magazine Huraina is online, or pick up a paper copy from your library.
The latest copy of free library magazine Huraina is online, or pick up a paper copy from your library.

The Great Library Seed and Plant Swap The Great Library Seed and Plant Swap

Got some home-saved (or leftover bought) seeds to share? Pop them in at one of our participating libraries in September.
Got some home-saved (or leftover bought) seeds to share? Pop them in at one of our participating libraries in September.

Illuminate, 3 August to 27 October Illuminate, 3 August to 27 October

To celebrate our 160th birthday, we've gone deep into our vaults and rummaged our shelves to bring you some of our favourite gems.
To celebrate our 160th birthday, we've gone deep into our vaults and rummaged our shelves to bring you some of our favourite gems.

The Breeze Walking Festival 2019 The Breeze Walking Festival 2019

By Pruccl
Celebrate walking with a range of events happening 28 Sept to 13 Oct, including a Gruffalo themed adventure for kids in Bottle Lake Forest.
Celebrate walking with a range of events happening 28 Sept to 13 Oct, including a Gruffalo themed adventure for kids in Bottle Lake Forest.

Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori 2019 Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori 2019

By Moata
Find out about library events celebrating Te wiki o te reo Māori and resources you can find in libraries to help you learn te reo.
Find out about library events celebrating Te wiki o te reo Māori and resources you can find in libraries to help you learn te reo.

The Art of Calligraphy The Art of Calligraphy

Renee reports back from an art of calligraphy class at Tūranga and accompanying exhibition on until 15 September.
Renee reports back from an art of calligraphy class at Tūranga and accompanying exhibition on until 15 September.

Shifting Points of View - WORD Chch Shifting Points of View - WORD Chch

WORD Christchurch presents Shifting Points of View — a spectacular line-up of New Zealand and international speakers to get you thinking.
WORD Christchurch presents Shifting Points of View — a spectacular line-up of New Zealand and international speakers to get you thinking.

Fun Palaces Fun Palaces

Tūranga will be a Fun Palace on Saturday 5 and Sunday 6 October (the middle weekend of the school holidays)!
Tūranga will be a Fun Palace on Saturday 5 and Sunday 6 October (the middle weekend of the school holidays)!

Festival of Adult Learning Ahurei Ākonga Festival of Adult Learning Ahurei Ākonga

The Festival of Adult Learning Ahurei Ākonga is on from Monday 2 September to Sunday 8 September 2019. Find out what's on at libraries.
The Festival of Adult Learning Ahurei Ākonga is on from Monday 2 September to Sunday 8 September 2019. Find out what's on at libraries.

Wā Pēpi / Babytimes Wā Pēpi / Babytimes

Multiple libraries
Encourage learning through language. Babytimes is an interactive programme including rhymes, songs, stories and play!
Encourage learning through language. Babytimes is an interactive programme including rhymes, songs, stories and play!

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's… Harry Potter and the Philosopher's…

Listen to Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone being read aloud at Tūranga on Thursday evenings this August (6pm to 7pm).
Listen to Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone being read aloud at Tūranga on Thursday evenings this August (6pm to 7pm).

Christchurch Arts Festival 2019 Christchurch Arts Festival 2019

The Christchurch Arts Festival has wrapped up. It brought a mix of performances to Ōtautahi. Read our reviews and feel the Festival flavour.
The Christchurch Arts Festival has wrapped up. It brought a mix of performances to Ōtautahi. Read our reviews and feel the Festival flavour.

NZ Opera: Bravo, The Barber of Seville! NZ Opera: Bravo, The Barber of Seville!

Fee finds love, deceit and laughs aplenty at NZ Opera's The Barber of Seville.
Fee finds love, deceit and laughs aplenty at NZ Opera's The Barber of Seville.
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