Rangatahi - Teens

A guide to the library for teens. Discover useful (and fun) eResources, explore library events - and find your next great read.

What's on for teens and YA

What's on for teens and young adults in January and February 2020 - find out about events, classes, drop-in sessions & more.

Best of 2019


New for Rangatahi

Teen Scene newsletter

Stories from a teenage point of view. Discover your next great read with our latest Teen Scene newsletter.


Library booklists for teens give you lots of ideas for reading on all sorts of topics - mental health, LGBTQIA+, and more.


Mental Health for teens

These books - fiction and non-fiction - have positive messages about fostering mental health.

Gender diverse, Non-binary, Genderfluid

Read the Rainbow with fiction and non-fiction titles that include gender diverse, non-binary, and genderfluid people and identities.

RHS Book Club November 2019

Picks from the last Riccarton High School Book Club meeting of 2019! Seniors were all away sitting exams, so it was a junior special.

eResources for Rangatahi

OverDrive for teens

Free eBook and downloadable eAudiobook collection containing thousands of fiction and nonfiction titles for teens.


BorrowBox is an eAudiobook platform - download top NZ, Australian, and international fiction and non-fiction titles. Listen in!

RBDigital Comics

Top comic and graphic novels titles from major brands including Marvel.

Hot topics

New titles for teens

Check out the latest books for teens and readers of YA.

Reviews for Young Adults - December 2019

This month, library staff look back at their favourite reads of 2019.

Podcast - Youth activism

Episode of human rights radio show Speak up - Kōrerotia with suggested resources and reading on the topics of activism and protest.


Follow @ChristchurchLib on Instagram! The team share local information and interesting stuff for youth and teens.
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