Armchair Travel: picks from our latest newsletter

Some picks from our February  Armchair Travel newsletter:

Cover: Among the IslandsCover: Gross AmericaCover: The World's Greatest CruisesCover: Chasing the DevilCover: AntarcticaCover: Better than FictionCover: Stranger to HistoryCover: Crazy RiverCover: All The Roads Are Open

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Great news! Linwood Library moving to Eastgate Mall

Linwood Library to open in Eastgate MallLinwood residents rejoice!  A new temporary Library and Service Centre is scheduled to open in the next two months in the Eastgate Shopping Centre.

The new temporary library will be located on the first floor of the shopping centre. The 1200 square metre space will house the 50,000 item collection that was held at the Linwood Library in Cranley Street before it closed. It will open from Monday to Friday from 9am to 6pm and on Saturdays from 10am to 4pm. The new temporary customer service centre will open from 9am to 5pm on weekdays.

Until the new temporary library and service centre opens, Linwood Mini Library and the temporary Linwood Service Centre will remain open at 180 Smith Street.

For more information check out the media release.

Winning through from war to peace 1919: Picturing Canterbury

Winning through from war to peace: New Zealand - Cover

View complete Winning through from war to peace: New Zealand, 1919  edited by L.S. Fanning

This illustrated book, edited by L. S. Fanning, shows  the wide range of help given to discharged soldiers by the New Zealand  Government in the re-establishment of the men in civilian life.