Easter 2019

Friday 19 April 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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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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Ōrauwhata: Bishopdale Library and Community Centre is now open

Ōrauwhata: Bishopdale Library and Community Centre opened on Saturday 22 July 2017 on the site of the former Bishopdale Creche in Bishopdale Mall. The temporary Bishopdale Library, currently operating at 17C Bishopdale Court in the Mall, closed at 1pm Saturday 8 July 2017. During the two weeks without library services, items can be returned to any other library…
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Lyttelton welcomes new-look Library and Customer Services

Lyttelton residents can now borrow library books and access Council customer services under one roof. Lyttelton Library and Customer Services at 18 Canterbury Street was officially re-opened this morning after being closed for 12 months for earthquake repairs. The building has been strengthened, refurbished and reconfigured so it can also accommodate a Christchurch City Council…
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