Events for school children
Our events calendar has information about specific upcoming events.
The Reading Crusade is back in 2013.
This popular summer activity happens each year.
Complete four challenges and enjoy this new winter event.
Science Alive presents a free after school science programme. Each week there's a different topic and a number of related fun activities. Just come along and join in. Runs in a number of our libraries - check the events timetable.
New Zealand’s Children’s Day is a national, non-commercial day to celebrate how special and important our children are.
New Zealand Music Month
Christchurch City Libraries celebrates NZ Music Month in May with free music events at our libraries and special storytimes.
During Matariki we celebrate our unique place in the world. Christchurch City Libraries has a full programme of events every year to celebrate Matariki, including crafts, storytimes and sessions for early childhood centres.
International Children’s Book Day
Each year a member country of IBBY (International Board on Books for Young People) sponsors an annual celebration of children’s books on 2 April, which is Hans Christian Andersen’s birthday.