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  • Prepare for Work

    Prepare for Work @ Campsie Library

    Are you looking for work? BreakThru and City of Canterbury Library will be holding Prepare for Work seminars.

  • My Library Snap

    My Library Snap

    We're inviting you to take a photo of what the library means to you & to send it to us via our My Library Snap online form.

  • Chinese eBooks & eMagazines

    Chinese eBooks & eMagazines

    Members have access to download the most popular Chinese eMagazines and eBooks from the convenience of your smartphone, tablet or computer.

  • Technology Classes @ Campsie Library

    Technology Classes

    We offer a range of computer and Internet workshops for only $5.00 per person.

  • eLibrary


    You now have access to great quality online information and eBooks 24/7.

About Our Libraries

Library membership is free and open to anyone. You can apply for a card at any branch of the Canterbury City Council Library Service.

Library Catalogue

Search the City of Canterbury online library catalogue to find books, DVD's, magazines and much more!

Library News & Events

Visit this page to keep up to date with the latest library news and events!

Library Services

We provide a host of services through our Library Services, including computer training, language classes, homework assistance and much more!

Library Blog

Join our Library Blog to discuss books and to find out what others are reading, new releases, popular authors and to tell us what you think!


Our eLibrary is convenient and easy to use. It's available 24/7, and delivered straight to your computer, smart phone, iPad, tablet, iPod or MP3 player.

Book Lovers

New books lists, authors talks, book groups, reading resources - everything for the avid book lover!


Looking to break the boredom? Do you want something fun to do afterschool? Then look no further than our Kidz Zone!


There are plenty of things for teens to do in our library - check out your local branch for details on school holiday and after school activites for teens!

Canterbury's Heritage

The Local Studies and Family History collections are specialised reference collections which will help you discover the history, geography and legacy of Canterbury City.