Tamariki – Kids

Tamariki - Kids

A guide to the library for tamariki - what's new, homework help, and fun & games.

New titles for kids

Here is the latest new stuff for kids - CDs, DVDs, picture books, and books for older children.

Wā Pēpi and Wā Kōrero

Summertime Reading Challenge

Win prizes from PBTech, TSB, Riverside Market, Foundation Cafe, and Wheelers in the Summertime Reading Challenge!

Recommended

New for Tamariki

Featured topics

Holiday programmes at the library

Events, classes and activities on offer at libraries during the 2019/2020 summer holidays. Some free, some drop-in, some bookings required.

Lunar New Year: Chinese shadow plays

Learn more about the Chinese tradition of shadow puppetry and see some for yourself at a special storytimes event at Fendalton Library.

Holiday reading - Best books of 2019

The best books of the year! Our librarians pick the cream of the crop for kids and teens, in a wide range of topics and styles. Enjoy!

Picture books newsletter

Picture books newsletter

Fun reading for the young children in your life - subscribe to our monthly picture books newsletter and find out what's new.

Kids' books newsletter

Kids' books newsletter

Our latest kids' books newsletter has titles that will excite young minds and foster a love of reading.

Booklists

Best of 2019 : Children's Graphic Novels

Holiday Reading is a selection of recommended new titles added to Christchurch City Libraries in 2019. A Christchurch City Libraries list.

Best of 2019: Younger Fiction - Christchurch City Libraries

Holiday Reading is a selection of recommended new titles added to Christchurch City Libraries in 2019. A Christchurch City Libraries list.

Best of 2019: Picture books - Christchurch City Libraries

Holiday Reading is a selection of recommended new titles added to Christchurch City Libraries in 2019. A Christchurch City Libraries list.

Te Ao Māori for tamariki

Te Ao Māori for tamariki

Kia ora. Here are some ka pai Māori resources for tamariki. Get crafty, read and learn Te Reo Māori, and explore.

Kids' Treaty Zone

Meet Whetū Marama and her Koro (grandfather) as they find out about Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

Te Whata Raki

Come and discover our online world Te Whata Raki.

eResources for Tamariki

New Zealand Geographic Archive

Over 600 in-depth features about natural history and culture. Includes NZGeo TV which contains hundreds of hours of natural history video.

Kanopy Kids

Kanopy Kids is a collection of movies and shows for kids.

Story Box Library

The best place for children to watch and listen to celebrated stories read aloud by Australian and New Zealand storytellers.

Homework help

Homework help

AnyQuestions

Free online homework help to New Zealand school students. Log on to the website from 1pm to 6pm Monday to Friday during the school year.

Many Answers

Many Answers is a place where you can search for answers to popular questions asked on AnyQuestions.

LiveOnline

Get answers to questions & help using eResources. LiveOnline operates 9am to 8pm Monday to Friday, & 9.30am to 5pm Saturday & Sunday.

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