Website Accessibility Statement

Christchurch City Libraries strives to make its website welcoming and inclusive to people with a wide range of abilities.

Accessibility and usability

We are supported in this commitment by the supplier of our online catalogue, website content management system. and library app BiblioCommons.

BiblioCommons is dedicated to providing the best experience possible to all library patrons, creating software using the principles of human-centred design, and working with industry leaders in web accessibility to meet the usability needs of people using assistive technology.

This includes working to meet and exceed the criteria set out by the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 for web accessibility and usability standards.


Christchurch City Libraries works with BiblioCommons in an ongoing process to continually develop and improve our website to deliver on our commitment to provide an accessible website.

If you have any suggestions or feedback on the accessibility of our website, please contact us via our suggestion form or email

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