The library website contains unique content about Christchurch and Canterbury. This page offers a brief guide to what you will find there.
You can use the main headings on our homepage to browse your way around the site, or use the search box at the top of the page.
Content on our website includes:
- Ballantynes’ Fire
- Parker–Hulme murder case
- The Burke manuscript
- Tī Kōuka Whenua Māori history in Ōtautahi
- Christchurch people and places
- Early Christchurch images
- Christchurch street and place names
- Historical maps
- Christchurch rock music posters from the 1980s
Discover more digitised resources.
Visit our Discovery Wall website and explore historic images of Christchurch.
Visit our eResources for fun games and animated stories for children, study guides for teens, encyclopædias and dictionaries, resources for family research, online newspapers, music, video, and audiobooks available to library members.
You can make booklists, rate books, write reviews, and share your opinions on our social catalogue.
Our websites and social media
- Canterbury Stories
- CINCH community directory for greater Christchurch
- Discovery Wall
- Kete Christchurch
- Flickr photostream
For more help, contact our helpful librarians.