Take a look at our Big Bargain Book Sale – it kicks off tomorrow!

Some photos from Library book sales gone by (including yours truly with her book booty – Dirk Bogarde! Halston! Andrew Loog Oldham!).

Library Book Sale

And more recent times:

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The annual world famous in Christchurch Big Bargain Book Sale is on soon at the Pioneer Recreation & Sport Centre, 75 Lyttelton Street, Spreydon.

  • Friday 21 March 2014 9am – 7pm

  • Saturday 22 March 2014 9am – 4pm

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Lego animation, Minecraft craft – Learning Centre Holiday Programmes

3D craftsCheck our the Learning Centre holiday programme – starting after Easter. Digital storytelling, Lego animation, Minecraft craft in combination with the awesome MakerCrate crew – lots of fun and learning for kids.

Take a look at what the kids did in the January holidays.

Film School Competition
Film School 1st Prize Winner

Film School 2nd Prize Winner

Trendy Trading Cards

Digital Illustration
Digital Illustration Best Of

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Biography and Memoir: picks from our March newsletter

Some picks from our March Biography and Memoir newsletter. Don’t miss Mum’s The Word, the fascinating life of Eve Branson, mother of Ted, and Jung Chang’s extensive biography of the oft-maligned Empress Dowager Cixi.

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For more great biographies and memoirs, check out our lists of winners of  the Costa Biography Award.