We have a winner …

After a random draw,  the winner of the copy of Christchurch Dreaming is OisO. We will be in contact to get your prize to you!

Her favourite image in our collection is “A horse with cart is watered at Armagh Street Bridge, Christchurch : Provincial Buildings and Supreme Court at left”:


Thanks to those of you who shared your favourites:

Roy chose these two  image “Princes Street Bridge, Woolston (now Rutherford Street), looking east” and “The old Rakaia combined road & rail bridge : at right the new road is under construction”:

Photo  photo

Jan chose this image of “Cashel Street Christchurch, looking west toward the Bridge of Remembrance “:


And sweetasnzgirl chose this fab pick of a 1960s musical interlude in New Regent Street:
Strumming on the roof

Books and Authors: What and who do I read next ?

Is there a better place to be in this world than sitting on your couch with a bag of potato chips to your left, a steaming cup of tea to your right and a really good book open in your lap? If there is a better place than this, I am sure it involves money or sin!

To help you find that really good book, we have  Books & Authors, a fun online tool which seeks to answer thLearn more about Books and Authorse question of “what do I read next?” You can search in many ways:

  • Author
  • Title and Series
  • “If you like…”
  • Genre
  • Awards
  • Who, What, When, Where
  • Expert picks from librarians and subject experts.

Access this and many other fantastic electronic resources  from home with your library card number and PIN, or at our community libraries through the Source. Enjoy the search!