Christchurch Pride was on from Friday 10 to Sunday 19 March 2023.
- Explore Christchurch Pride events at the library
- See Christchurch Pride events
- View Christchurch Pride Facebook events
Find out more about Christchurch Pride
- Explore the Christchurch Pride website.
- Like Christchurch Pride on Facebook.
- Follow Christchurch Pride on Instagram.
For more about the history of Christchurch Pride, read Joyce's post on Pride of times past.
LGBTQIA+ stories and resources at the library
We help you find LGBTQIA+ books and resources in our collection.
LGBTQIA+ reading guide - Libby
Read the rainbow with fiction, biographies, nonfiction and graphic novels - eBooks and eAudiobooks.
ChristchurchCat's best reads / listens /watches in 2021
A mix of historical, general fiction and a little mystery, with non-fiction titles on religion, architecture and journalism, and some DVDs.
Best of 2021: Young Adult
A selection of recommended titles for young adults added to Christchurch City Libraries in 2021.
Jesse's best reads of 2021
Fiction and Non-fiction reads of 2021 that provoked my thoughts, kept me interested, and stuck with me - even after the pages were closed.
Rainbow Reads - Books Featuring Trans Characters - Teens
A selection of books featuring characters of diverse genders, by writers who (mostly) identify as LGBTQIA+.
Rainbow Reads - Non-Fiction - Teens
A collection of true stories, memoirs, guides, and histories about LGBTQIA+ people and their lives.
Rainbow Reads - Graphic Novels - Teens
A collection of graphic novels spanning a wide range of styles and topics, all with characters that fit somewhere on the rainbow spectrum.
Gender Diverse Titles - Senior
Gender Diverse Titles for older children and teens 12 and over.
Jesse's Best of 2020
A list of 'non-fiction, fiction and anything else' reads for 2020! Contemporary fiction, some biographies, and YA fiction.
Romance Graphic Novels
Captivating stories of romance in all shapes and forms brought to life with vivid and emotive illustrations.
Illustrated Biographies - LGBTQIA+
These biographies are written by LGBTQIA+ people from different places, times and ages. Stories of what it’s like to be here and queer.
From pioneering feminists and gay icons, to tales of transition and self-discovery - stories to help us understand and celebrate who we are.
LGBTQIA+ - Fiction - Lesbian
Includes stories that have lesbian themes and characters, whether in fantasy, romance, horror, dystopian, or other genres.
LGBTQIA+ fiction - Trans experience
Characters with gender identities or gender expression that challenges traditional cultural 'expectations' and ideas around gender.