Matuku Takotako: Sumner Centre is closing at 6pm Monday 24 December, and reopening Monday 31 December 2018 at 10am

Matuku Takotako: Sumner Centre will be closed for four extra days between Christmas and New Year. Although the library has recently moved to open seven days a week due to popular demand, it will close at 6pm Monday 24 December and reopen Monday 31 December at 10am so that some minor works can take place…
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Te Reo Māori option on māu e tuku (self issue machines) for Te Wiki o te Reo Māori

Kia ora koutou. Our māu e tuku (self issue) machines will display in te Reo Māori as their default option for Te Wiki o te Reo Māori 2018. Ask our friendly staff if you need some assistance. If you want to learn a new kupu (word), read our bilingual library signs or learn to say the Māori name…
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Extended weekend hours for Matuku Takotako: Sumner Centre from Saturday 18 August 2018

Matuku Takotako: Sumner Centre is currently open Monday to Friday from 10am to 6pm and from 10am to 1pm on Saturdays.  Extended weekend hours start on Saturday 18 August and mean the library will be open from 10am to 4pm on Saturdays and Sundays, boosting access to the popular centre. “Matuku Takotako is the centre…
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Tūranga, your new central library, will open on Friday 12 October

The $92.7 million five-storey facility is set to become the most modern public library in the southern hemisphere and the largest in the South Island. It is located at 60 Cathedral Square (on the corner of Gloucester and Colombo Streets). It will be the flagship for the Christchurch City Libraries network, supporting 19 community, digital…
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Easter 2018

Friday 30 March is Good Friday. In New Zealand both the Friday (Good Friday) and the Monday of Easter are statutory public holidays, so libraries will be closed. But Saturday and Sunday aren't public holidays - libraries will be open their normal hours, except Linwood Library at Eastgate which will be closed on Easter Sunday…
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