Kia ora. Here’s our summary of the webpages, blog and social media posts that were popular in August.
There were 280,510 page views in August. The most popular pages on christchurchcitylibraries.com:
- Learning Centres (8th last month)
- About PressReader (formerly PressDisplay) (1st last month)
- My account (3rd last month)
- 22 Feb 2011 earthquake – info for kids [NEW]
- Hornby Library (4h last month)
- Kids browse page (5th last month)
- OverDrive about page (7th last month)
- Books browse page (6th last month)
- About Matuku Takotako: Sumner Centre [NEW]
- Request an item [NEW]
Interesting to note that Te Wiki o te Reo Māori page is already at number 17 in August.
August’s popular blog posts
Popular blog posts published in August on the website:
- Balance and Harmony: The Creation of a Sand Mandala at Te Hāpua: Halswell Centre – 12 August to 2 September
- Invisible Indians – World Anglo-Indian Day: 2 August Simon
- Swap seeds at your library this spring – The Great Library Seed Swap
- Behind the scenes at Matuku Takotako: Sumner Centre Donna
- Cathedral Square: Past and Future Moata
Photos on Flickr
There were 99,217 page views in August on Flickr. It now has a total of 6,730,222 views.
Top on Twitter
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Dear space nerds, NASA is livestreaming an ISS space walk right now on YouTube. ^MT
An Information Librarian job is available in our Fingertip Library. Applications close 27 Aug. #libraryjobs ^DR
For the record, we welcome breastfeeding mums in all of our libraries. Latch away, bubbas! ^MT
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Library jobs! We are looking for 3 Community Learning Librarians at Aranui, Halswell, and Shirley (applications close 20 August) and an Information Librarian for our Fingertip Library (closes 27 August). https://www.cccjobs.co.nz/search-result?search=cvid-707e7 ^Donna
The All Blacks played the Springboks on Lancaster Park on 15 August 1981. This poster is for the protest rally that took place at noon in Cathedral Square. Explore our digital collection of 1981 Springbok Tour protest posters. http://christchurchcitylibraries.com/Heritage/Posters/1981SpringbokTour/Thumbnails/
If you want to explore what people thought about the Tour in 1981, the Macmillan Brown Library at University of Canterbury has an online archive called Springbok Rugby Tour papers – a collection of comments and experiences. http://digital-library.canterbury.ac.nz/data/library3/archives_pages/162.html ^Donna
The quotes on the blackboard at Central Library Manchester are always worth checking out. See the full set: https://www.flickr.com/photos/christchurchcitylibraries/sets/72157678593131181 ^Donna
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.