Tag Archives: library hours

Library closed for Queens Birthday Holiday, Monday 3rd June 2019

All Ara library branches will be closed on Monday the 3rd June as we celebrate the Queens Birthday holiday. Here is some more information about the Queens Birthday celebration. Background The official head of state of New Zealand is the Monarch … Continue reading

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Library hours over the Easter Weekend/ANZAC Day break

All campuses of Ara Institute of Canterbury will be closed over the Easter break. We will also be closed on Thursday 25th April to observe the ANZAC Day commemorations. The following are the hours at our City campus, Madras Street campus. Our … Continue reading

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Waitangi Day 2019: all campuses are closed

Wednesday February 6th is Waitangi Day. This significant day marks the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi, which occurred in 1840 between over 500 Maori chiefs and representatives of the British crown. Waitangi Day has been a public holiday since 1974, … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays

The end of 2017 is not far away so we would like to wish you all the best for the holiday season. Enjoy spending time with your friends and family, and find some time to relax and read a good book. All … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays – Ngā mihi o te tau ki ā koutou katoa

The Library will be closed along with all of CPIT from Wednesday afternoon 23rd December and will reopen Tuesday morning the 5th January 2016. We would like to take this opportunity to wish everyone an enjoyable, happy and safe holiday, and we … Continue reading

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Let it snow, let it sn… Wait – what?

‘Tis the season of seasonally inappropriate Christmas songs! It looks like we might be having a beautiful sunny Christmas day (fingers crossed), so next time you hear ‘Let it snow’, ‘White Christmas’, or ‘Frosty the Snowman’, have a little snigger … Continue reading

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Christmas Crackers

Well it is almost here, hopefully you have finished all your shopping, and can sit back and relax.Catch up on some recent New Zealand fiction , or be inspired to cook something, or reclaim a craft, and start knitting. Library staff … Continue reading

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