Holiday opening hours

All Selwyn Libraries branches will be open the following hours throughout the holiday period:

  • Monday 24 December - Open until 1pm
  • Tuesday 25 December - Closed
  • Wednesday 26 December - Closed
  • Thursday 27 December - Open 10am - 3pm
  • Friday 28 December - Open 10am - 3pm
  • Saturday 29 December - Open 10am - 3pm
  • Sunday 30 December - Closed
  • Monday 31 December - Open 10am-3pm
  • Tuesday 1 January - Closed
  • Wednesday 2 January - Closed
  • Thursday 3 January - Open normal hours

Closed for Show Day

All Selwyn District Libraries will close for the Canterbury Anniversary holiday of Show Day:

Friday 16 November

Library branches will be open again as usual on Saturday, 17 November.

Regular email newsletters

For more library new and the latest titles subscribe to one of our email newsletters:

  • Fiction A-Z - the best of our new fiction for adults as selected by our collections team (monthly)
  • Science fiction and fantasy (monthly)
  • Children's books - both fiction and non-fiction aimed at 8-11 year olds (monthly)
  • Library news - what's going on in the library

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Latest news

Catalogue upgrade

Our catalogue will be upgraded on Wednesday 14 November during the night. We do not anticipate any interruption of service.

New Website

November 2018

Hey we have a new website - we hope you like it as much as we do. The old one was getting a bit ratty as I'm sure you will agree. Here's some of the key points of our new site:

  • its good to go on desktop or mobile device - yes it will slickly resize to fit your smartphone
  • get to the key eResources from the link on the top right
  • view all our events and programmes on our events page
  • brand new book recommendations for kids and adults

Tell us what you think!