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Ode to Librarians compOde to librarians

In conjunction with LIANZA, the School for Young Writers invites you to express your thoughts and feelings about the people who make reading, learning and entertainment possible: yes, LIBRARIANS! Poetry comp closes 11 September.

Posted 28/07/15

Te wiki o te reo MaoriTe wiki o te reo Māori

Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori (Māori Language Week) this year is on from 27 Hōngongoi - 2 Here-turi-kōkā (27 July - 2 August) and this year the theme is "Whāngaihia ngā mātua, helping parents to pass te reo on to their tamariki".

Posted 24/07/15

Cover of Encore to An Empty RoomTeen Scene

Difficult family relationships, an opposites-attract romance, and an intriguing retelling of Red Riding Hood - our July Teen Scene has them all, plus heaps more.

Posted 07/07/15

Louise Wallace, Starling editorWanted: Young writers for literary mag

Online literary journal, Starling, is looking for young writers to publish and you could be one of them.

Posted 17/06/15

Every story tells a picturePsssst, high schoolers!

Use your favourite piece of writing from the Christchurch City Libraries collection as your inspiration to create an artwork, and be in to win great prizes!

Posted 21/05/15

Photo of poppyWW100 - NZ’s First World War Centenary

WW100 commemorates the First World War centenary from 2014 to 2019. Learn more about World War One and New Zealand’s involvement.

Posted 14/05/15