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Library from home

The Digital Library is always open! We bring you lists and information about eAudiobooks, eBooks, eMagazines, online newspapers, learning tools, streaming movies and music - so you can enjoy the #LibraryFromHome.

The digital library is always open

If you have an internet connection - you have the library at home! 1000s of eBooks, eAudiobooks, movies, mags, online courses, & more.

Explore #LibraryFromHome


The Adventures of Library Susan ~ Part Eight

Library Susan, star of storytime, and her librarian friend, Missbeecrafty opt for a horse-themed mini adventure this week.

Ngā Pakiwaitara Bilingual Storytimes with Rochelle

Whaea Rochelle from Māori Library Services reads Te pāmu o koro Meketānara, written & illustrated by Donovan Bixley, published by HachetteNZ

Learn computer programming from home, with your children

It's the perfect time for parents and children to start learning coding together, and Rob has gathered books and resources to help.

Podcasts around the world

Favourite podcasts from our multicultural staff.

Listen Now! - No wait. eAudiobooks on BorrowBox

We have teamed up with Borrowbox to bring you a great collection of eAudiobooks that you can listen to straight away no holds or waitlists.…

STEAM Club Online

Library after school tutors are uploading a STEAM challenge each week to put your kids to the test at home! First up - Photography.

New Zealand Music Month - online picks

May is New Zealand Music month, so Simone sees what Kiwi music treasure she can find online for you to enjoy at home.

The Adventures of Library Susan ~ Part Seven

Library Susan and side-kick Missbeecrafty, document their lockdown adventures and suggest fun activities and resources for kids.

Campfire - Stories Read Aloud for Adults

Tune in during lockdown to hear stories read a chapter at a time. Campfire is for our older adult community, in collab with Age Concern.

Book a Librarian - Librarian in your Lounge

If you need help using library resource,book a librarian for a FREE individual 30 minute session. One on one assistance over the phone!

Instagram Poetry Competition 9 to 17 May

Post an original poem using the Youth Week theme as inspiration, tag @ChristchurchLib and you could win a sweet Bluetooth speaker.

Bookworms Book Club: Miraculous Miranda

Bookworms Book Club, uLibrary’s audiobook club for children. The Book of the month is Miraculous Miranda by Siobhan Parkinson.

Wanted to see that movie? Watch this instead.

In which Hayley uses the library’s film eResources to discover stand-ins for the movies that won't be on at cinemas in the near future.

Talking Books Book Club: The Port Fairy murders

Talking Books Book Club from uLibrary. Listen to The Port Fairy Murders by Robert Gott, no waits or holds for the month of May.

The Adventures of Library Susan ~ Part Six

Star of storytimes at Matuku Takotako: Sumner Centre, Library Susan, has fun at home with heaps of activities and great kids resources.

When it all went to custard: A charming Kiwi yarn

Fee reviews the latest from Kiwi author Danielle Hawkins, in which things aren't going so well for farmer Jenny in small town NZ...

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