Library events

Storytimes, cultural celebrations, tech classes, book groups, exhibitions, author talks, hobbies, crafts, and more - discover programmes and events at libraries around the city.


Youth Week - 20 to 26 May 2024

Beat Saber, friendship bracelets, and blackout poetry - Find out what's happening for Youth Week 20 to 26 May.

For kids

JP Clinics

Justices of the Peace are available at set times at a number of our libraries around Christchurch. JPs can witness signatures, verify copies of documents, hear oaths, declarations and more. There is no charge for JP services.

Books and Authors

Love to talk books? Join one of the many book clubs or groups around the city. We also host occasional author talks and literary events.


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Book and author events at libraries

Learning centre programmes

Library Learning Centre classes enable our communities to connect, learn and create. We provide individuals, groups and schools with access to and support of digital technologies - promoting lifelong learning with a focus on fun and creativity.

Find out more about Learning centre programmes for adults, teens and kids.

Displays and exhibitions

Artworks, informative displays, and exhibitions including those held at Te Pito Huawera / Southbase Gallery, Tūranga.

Hobbies, crafts and games

Come along to knit 'n' yarn sessions, card and board games, video-gaming or crafts sessions.

Displays and exhibitions

Local and family history

Classes and sessions dedicated to local or family history.


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Local and Family history events

Te Ao Māori


Speakers and talks

Find out about speakers and author talks at libraries

Library Events Calendar

Check our online calendar to find out what's on at your local library - storytimes, book clubs, after school activities and more!


Cultural celebrations, themed weeks, and notable events. Annual festivals, holidays, anniversaries, and special days of the year in Christchurch.

Upcoming celebrations

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