Wellington City Libraries

Te Matapihi Ki Te Ao Nui

Kia Ora. Explore and connect with a world of knowledge and ideas. There's always something new to discover, here and at our libraries and community centres.


He Matapihi and Island Bay branches reopen next Tuesday, 2 June! Like our other 11 branches, they are running slightly shorter hours — opening hours and more informationlink to Covid-19 frequently asked questions

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Check your loans, reserves & more


Borrow eBooks & eAudiobooks, or browse online magazines and newspapers.


Search our journals & databases for thousands of articles on a range of topics.

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Event Calendar

Saturday 30 May 2020


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