At Linwood Library / Te Kete Wānanga o Ihutai and Service Centre
we’re all about connecting people, inspiring discovery, and enriching communities. We’re here for everyone.
Access the library using stairs near the food court, the escalator near the main entrance or the lift by Postie Plus on the ground floor of Eastgate Shopping Centre.
Membership is free and nearly all of our collections are free to borrow. We offer an array of services, spaces to connect, a wide range of programmes and events for all ages and interests to meet new friends and play. Access to the latest tech including 3D printing, gaming, and virtual reality, scanning, printing, and photocopying facilities. Free Wi-Fi available, 17 public computers with free internet access, and exhibition spaces for local artists to display their work. Enjoy free access to eBooks, eMagazines, eAudiobooks, music, streaming video, online research, newspapers, online learning and more. Membership is free for both Christchurch city residents and youth subscription memberships in adjacent council districts. Out of district membership subscriptions are also available. With your membership, you can borrow items from any of our 20 libraries and use our digital resources online