Kia ora and welcome to Christchurch City Libraries. We have a good range of resources and services on offer for new residents. Christchurch City Libraries has a network of community libraries and a team of helpful librarians.
Join the library. It's free!
Kia ora and welcome to Christchurch City Libraries Ngā Kete Wānanga o Ōtautahi - join online now.
Read (and listen) in your language
Read books, newspapers and magazines in languages from all over the world, and watch movies too.
We have online resources as well as titles to borrow and take home. For a full list of languages available see our World Languages Collections page.
Streaming Video, DVDs, and Music
Come along to events and activities at your library.
Useful resources and information to help you get things done.
Special interest book clubs and groups
Some book clubs and groups are tailored to a particular audience or subject. Check our events calendar for:
Book clubs in languages other than English
In the catalogue: Learning English
Read blog posts about cultural events and activities.