Christchurch Pride

Christchurch Pride

Christchurch Pride was on from Friday 15 to Sunday 31 March 2024.

Find out more about Christchurch Pride

For more about the history of Christchurch Pride, read Joyce's post on Pride of times past.

Rainbow Reads

Rainbow reads for rangatahi - teens

Books for teens that explore and celebrate the LGBTQIA+ community.

LGBTQIA+ reading guide

Read the rainbow with fiction, non-fiction, biographies, and graphic novels.

LGBTQIA+ stories and resources at the library

We help you find LGBTQIA+ books and resources in our collection.

LGBTQIA+ Magazines

Magazines, eMagazines and periodicals aimed at an LGBTQIA+ audience.


LGBTQIA+ reading guide - Libby

Read the rainbow with fiction, biographies, nonfiction and graphic novels - eBooks and eAudiobooks.

Non-fiction - Out: Families and Sexuality

These titles offer empathetic advice and poignant biography with a focus on LGBTQIA youth and their families.

Non-fiction - Gender Rainbow Families

Find out how LGBTQI families overcome prejudice and forge their own identity.

Beach Reads: Queer Book Club November 23

This month we brought along our beach reads - we meet on the last Monday of each month at 6pm, up on Auahatanga (Level 4) at Tūranga.

Arwen's Best Books of 2023

Best of everything in one list. Something for everyone! Graphic novels and manga, fiction and non-fiction, and plenty of NZ titles.

Queer Horror: October Queer Book Club

For Halloween Queer Book Club combined forces with the Tuesday Terrors Book Club. The next theme is Beach reads...

Queer Book Club: September 2023

This month we focused on fiction by Aotearoa's Queer writers.

Queer Book Club: August 2023

We had a wonderful mix of classics, romance, contemporary and more this month.

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.
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