Top of the web – October 2016

Kia 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.

Saturday fun at Central Library Peterborough
Saturday fun at Central Library Peterborough. 22 October 2016. Flickr 2016-October-22-SATURDAY FUN AT CENTRAL PETERBOROUGH2

Website pages

There were 263,936 page views in October. The most popular pages on

  1. Canterbury earthquake info for kids (3rd last month)
  2. Press Display about page (2nd last month)
  3. Hornby Library (4th last month)
  4. Books browse page (5th last month)
  5. My account (6th last month)
  6. OverDrive about page (8th last month)
  7. Learning Centres (9th last month)
  8. Christchurch Photo Hunt (NEW)
  9. New titles (NEW)
  10. New Zealand disasters (NEW) .

October’s popular blog posts

On the Christchurch City Libraries blog – 69 posts published.

Photos on Flickr

There were 72,674 page views in October on Flickr. It now has a total of 5,884,959 page views.

Top on Twitter

We have 4370 followers. Follow us on Twitter.

Uncovering Christchurch’s hidden history in photographs [media release] ^MT

What’s going on behind those fences on Cathedral Sq? The beginnings of your new library! #newCentralLibrary ^MT

Are you up for joining in a global eBook club? The @OverDriveLibs #BigLibraryRead is on now. ^DR

Facebook favourites

We have 5826 likes. Like us on Facebook.

Book in now for one of two special storytimes session on the Botanic Gardens caterpillar during Beca Heritage Week. Revisit childhood classic stories, rhymes and ditties! ^Moata
UPDATE: Both sessions are now fully booked. 12:35pm 6/10/2016

What’s going on behind those big fences at the Cathedral Square, Colombo, Gloucester corner?
The beginnings of your new central library, that’s what!
Learn more about what’s planned on our website ^Moata

Today is the 100th anniversary of the suburb of Opawa officially becoming part of Christchurch city. Read all about it in the newspaper of the day
Image: The Opawa coach waiting to depart in Cathedral Square : in background is Mortens Building (United Service Hotel), 1905 ^Moata

If you are interested in how we derive our rankings, we measure page views on our website, organic reach for Facebook posts, and impressions for tweets.

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