Top of the web – April 2013

Popular Christchurch City Libraries’ webpages and blog posts in April 2013:

Website pages

Monday 29 April 2013 was our busiest day of the month. This was due to our quarterly newsletter going out – the topics generating the heat were Freegal, Linwood, The Source, and NZ Music Month – all referred to in the newsletter.

Also popular this month was the kids ANZAC Day page and OverDrive.

April’s popular blog posts

Photos on Flickr

Colombo StreetCrikey! We got more than 17,000 page views on 6 April. Again this is an example of where sharing pushes your statistics up – The Colombo Street re-opening photos were well-shared on Facebook etc.

Top on Twitter

  • Robyn’s anticipated Auckland Writers and Readers Festival highlights
  • Freegal
  • Linwood opening

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Top of the web – March 2013

New Regent Street plan
This New Regent Street plan from 1931 was popular in March.

Popular Christchurch City Libraries’ webpages and blog posts in March 2013:

Website pages

The famous library book sale rocketed into 3rd place this month, peaking on 18 March with over 4,000 page views that day.

Another popular page in the top 10 was our page on childrens’ books that explain mathematical concepts.

March’s popular blog posts

Photos on Flickr

Our busiest day was 8 March, when people were checking out photos of previous Culture Galores and Ellerslie Flower Shows in particular.

Top on Twitter

  • New Regent Street was beautiful even when it was just a twinkle in an architect’s eye. http://ow.ly/jgvZ0
  • You can tour our libraries online via the power of Google. Here’s my workplace Central Library Tuam http://ow.ly/ilaGw
  • Riot Grrrl librarians, djs, guerrillas: The 10 coolest librarians alive. http://ow.ly/jtCJq @flavorwire

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Top of the web – February 2013

Popular Christchurch City Libraries’ webpages and blog posts in February 2013:

Website pages

Our Treaty of Waitangi page rocketed into third place this month. It peaked on 5 February with 926 page views.

February’s popular blog posts

Photos on Flickr

 185 white chairs22 February was the busiest day on Flickr with 4605 views. Commemorative images were viewed as people remembered 22 February 2011. Popular images were the 185 white chairs and the Smile for Christchurch in the Re:START.

Top on Twitter

Linwood Library opening in Eastgate was definitely the top news. Next up was our leadership team answering questions on Twitter. Prudish New Brighton was number three.

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