Libraries are in your neighbourhood - you can join in when you visit your local library and take part in our community online.


South Learning CentreYou can join in your local library and take part in our community online.

Join in online

On The Library blog, librarians share views, opinions and ideas on what they are reading, listening to and watching. Join the conversation and have your say.

The Christchurch kids blog keeps kids up-to-date with new books, author interviews and more.

We share news on:

We publish our photos, both historical and contemporary, on Flickr.

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We welcome new settlers to join our libraries. We have a World Languages collection, ESOL resources and music from many countries.

Community information

CINCHIf you need to find a community organisation in Christchurch, our community information directory CINCH is the place to go.

Our libraries have community noticeboards and display information on local groups and classes.

Learning in the community

Our community libraries and Learning Centres host many programmes and classes. You can:

Become a Friend of the Library

Friends of the Library help us out with book sales and fundraising, as well as offering an interesting programme of speakers.