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While the libraries will be closed over the Easter period, the after hours book return slots will still be available, as will our online resources, such as eBooks and eAudiobooks. Check below for each library's Saturday opening hours.
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Mā te whakaaro nui e hanga te whare; mā te mātauranga e whakaū.
Big ideas create the house; knowledge maintains it.
Thursday 18 April 2019
While the libraries will be closed over the Easter period, the after hours book return slots will still...
Saturday 13 April 2019
Come to the Waimakariri libraries these school holidays and try to find the hidden bunnies!
A makerspace is a place where people can create, tinker, remix and remake both as individuals and in...
NZ Booklovers is an online home for books and for those who enjoy reading them.
Friday 10 May 2019
The Ngaio Marsh Awards, in association with Waimakariri Libraries, invite booklovers to an event featuring four talented Canterbury...
The Ockham Award Shortlist 2019 has been announced.
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Art on the Quay
22nd Apr 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm
Location: Kaiapoi Library
22nd Apr 2019 11am-12:00pm, at Kaiapoi Library
22nd Apr 2019 10:00am - 11:00am
22nd Apr 2019 10am-11:00am, at Kaiapoi Library
23rd Apr 2019 10:00am - 1:00pm
23rd Apr 2019 10am-1:00pm, at
23rd Apr 2019 10:00am - 11:00am
23rd Apr 2019 10am-11:00am, at Kaiapoi Library
24th Apr 2019 3:30pm - 3:45pm
24th Apr 2019 3:30pm-3:45pm, at