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Niue Language Week Niue Language Week

Fakaalofa lahi atu! Faahi tapu he vagahau Niue is on from Sunday 13 October to Saturday 19 October. Join us for makerspaces and storytime.
Fakaalofa lahi atu! Faahi tapu he vagahau Niue is on from Sunday 13 October to Saturday 19 October. Join us for makerspaces and storytime.

Labour Day Monday 28 October Labour Day Monday 28 October

Our libraries are all closed Monday 28 October for this public holiday. Explore the history behind the New Zealand Labour Day holiday.
Our libraries are all closed Monday 28 October for this public holiday. Explore the history behind the New Zealand Labour Day holiday.

Happy 1st birthday, Tūranga! Happy 1st birthday, Tūranga!

Tūranga opened on Friday 12 October 2018. Join the celebrations on Saturday 26 October.
Tūranga opened on Friday 12 October 2018. Join the celebrations on Saturday 26 October.

Reading to Dogs Reading to Dogs

New Brighton, Shirley, Papanui
Reading to dogs can help kids who struggle with reading aloud. Free 15 minute supervised after school sessions. Bookings required.
Reading to dogs can help kids who struggle with reading aloud. Free 15 minute supervised after school sessions. Bookings required.

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.

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!

Sustainable Living Series Sustainable Living Series

Explore sustainable living at the library with events and resources focused on reducing and reusing waste, and alternate transport options.
Explore sustainable living at the library with events and resources focused on reducing and reusing waste, and alternate transport options.

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)!

Antarctic Season Opening - October 2019 Antarctic Season Opening - October 2019

Celebrate the Antarctic Season Opening with events including a family day in the Square, Sat 5 Oct with huskies, Hagglunds ... & snow.
Celebrate the Antarctic Season Opening with events including a family day in the Square, Sat 5 Oct with huskies, Hagglunds ... & snow.

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.

Author talk: From Taranto to Trieste Author talk: From Taranto to Trieste

Oct 23rd | 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Join Jennifer Mallinson as she takes a modern journey across Italy in the path of the 2nd New Zealand Division. Free event.
Join Jennifer Mallinson as she takes a modern journey across Italy in the path of the 2nd New Zealand Division. Free event.

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.

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.

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.
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