Ngā Kete Wānanga o Ōtautahi | Christchurch City Libraries are all about connecting people, inspiring discovery and enriching communities. We provide programmes, facilities and resources, so that you can access a world of ideas and imagination. You can use our spaces to study, create, have fun or meet with other people.
Te Kete Wānanga o Wai Mōkihi | South Christchurch Library is located in Beckenham alongside the Heathcote River. We have a collection of books, magazines and AV materials for all ages that you are welcome to borrow. Find out more about te Tiritī o Waitangi and te Ao Maori in Ngā Pounamu Maori and many other cultures in our wider collections. There is also a suite of free computers. Our team is here to help you use any or all of our resources.
A creative suite including a variety of different technologies and a meeting room are located at the east end of the building.
At the Beckenham Service Centre you are able to access the full range of council services and information. This includes paying your rates, registering your dog, topping up your Metro Card, making a community facilities booking, or obtaining information about your property. The Customer Services team are available Mondays to Fridays from 9am to 5pm. Note the customer service desk is not open during weekends.