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On Labour weekend Christchurch came alive with FESTA - The Festival of Transitional Architecture.

See our photos of the fabulous events around town.

Flanagan coverMan Booker Prize 2014

The narrow road to the Deep North Richard Flanagan has won this year’s Man Booker Prize.

Last year New Zealand’s Eleanor Catton won, and we storified the excitement.

 Poetry Day competition

Congratulations to our Poetry Day competition winners. Stephen Davies won first place with Tongue tied, and Catherine Fitchett was runner-up with Gem and Mineral Society Hall, Waltham Road. Read our post that includes the winning poems.

 WORD Christchurch Writers and Readers Festival 2014

The WORD Christchurch Writers and Readers Festival is over, but you can still experience the buzz by reading the posts of our keen team of librarians who attended the festival and have reported back on our Christchurch City Libraries’ blog.

 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.