Recreation

Sports, travel, hobbies… whatever you’re into we have books, eBooks, DVDs, videos, CDs, magazines and more to pique your interest… and now you can read about it on our blog.

 New Zealand Post Book Awards 2014

The latest winners of the New Zealand Post Book Awards have been announced. Find out how your favourite homegrown books of the last year have fared.

 WORD Christchurch Writers and Readers Festival 2014

WORD Christchurch Writers and Readers Festival in association with The Press brings local and international literary luminaries to Christchurch from Wednesday 27 August to Sunday 31. Follow our Christchurch City Libraries’ blog to keep up with the action.

AstronautPrize winning reads

The Hugo Science Fiction awards have gone up and we list and link to winning titles in six of the categories awarded. Also the 2014 World Fantasy award nominees are out. We list the novel and life achievement awards and you can get the full list from their website.

 Askews eBooks

Access a free eBook service of fiction and non–fiction titles. This collection of eBooks focuses on British titles.
Use at a library or enter your library card & password / PIN.

Poetry Day competitionPoetry Day competition

Entries are closed and we will be bringing you the winning entries soon.