Top of the web – October 2014

Book out and read in: FESTA Festival of Transitional ArchitectureKia ora. We explore what Christchurch City Libraries’ webpages and blog posts and social media postings were popular each month – so we can learn more about what our customers are interested in.

Website pages

There were 459,284 page views in October of christchurchcitylibraries.com. Kids animal groups is number one again.

October’s popular blog posts

Photos on Flickr

There were 138,381 views in October.

Flickr is at 3,550,249 page views.
Harewood Airport Richard Greenaway and grandmother outside Christchurch Cathedral

Top on Twitter

We have 3243 followers on Twitter. The most popular tweets:

One not to miss: @Te_Papa‘s Kirstie Ross will talk abt her #WW100 book on Fri 17 Oct 6-7pm http://ow.ly/CHn81  http://ow.ly/i/7d2Ua  ^VT

It’s Ada Lovelace Day #ALD14. Kia ora Dame Anne Salmond – Rutherford Medal winner 2013. https://t.co/6XTJCteI3h ^DR http://t.co/fTEovyxU8m

By heck! Julia Gillard has sold out in Auckland, Get yr @WORDChCh tix quick #chch peeps. http://t.co/lV449XQoic ^DR http://t.co/1jNSvRMsrO

Facebook favourites

We have 3920 likes on Facebook.

Join in the Diwali celebrations on Saturday at Horncastle Arena. Curious about what Diwali is? Read the blog post by Rema from Hornby Libraryhttp://ow.ly/D7Klm ^Vanessa

Christchurch shop workers in the 1970s – can you help identify these people and places? We’d love to know. ^Donna

An event not to miss! Celebrate Diwali, the Indian Festival of Lights, next Saturday 25 October 3-9pm at Horncastle Arena. There will be cultural performances, food and craft stalls, workshops, and exhibitions.

Check out www.diwalifestival.co.nz for more info and some video footage from last year’s festival. ^Vanessa

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