Wellington City Libraries

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On this page you will find regular opening hours for all our branch libraries. Looking for our Christmas & New Year hours?

Regular Opening Hours

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Arapaki Manners Library 8am-7pm 8am-7pm 8am-7pm 8am-7pm 8am-7pm 9:30am-5pm 9:30am-5pm
Brooklyn Library 1pm-8pm 10am-5:30pm 10am-5:30pm 10am-5:30pm 10am-5:30pm 10am-12pm Closed
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Cummings Park (Ngaio) Library 10am-8pm 10am-5:30pm 10am-5:30pm 10am-5:30pm 10am-5:30pm 10am-12:30pm Closed
He Matapihi Molesworth Library 9am-5pm 9am-5pm 9am-5pm 9am-5pm 9am-5pm 9am-1pm Closed
Island Bay Library 10am-6pm 10am-6pm 1pm-6pm 10am-8pm 10am-6pm 10am-12pm Closed
Johnsonville Library 9:30am-5:30pm 9:30am-5:30pm 9:30am-5.30pm 9:30am-5:30pm 9.30am-8pm 10am-4pm Closed
Karori Library 9:30am-6pm 9:30am-6pm 9:30am-6pm 9:30am-8pm 9:30am-6pm 9:30am-4pm Closed
Khandallah Library 10am-5:30pm 10am-5:30pm 10am-5:30pm 10am-8pm 10am-5:30pm 10am-12pm Closed
Mervyn Kemp (Tawa) Library 9:30am-5:30pm 9:30am-5:30pm 9:30am-5:30pm 9:30am-8pm 9:30am-5:30pm 10am-4pm Closed
Miramar Library 10am-8pm 10am-6pm 10am-6pm 10am-6pm 10am-6pm 10am-12.30pm Closed
Newtown Library 10am-6pm 10am-6pm 10am-6pm 10am-6pm 10am-8pm 10am-4pm Closed
Ruth Gotlieb (Kilbirnie) Library 10am-6pm 10am-6pm 10am-6pm 10am-8pm 10am-6pm 9:30-5pm Closed
Wadestown Library 10am-5:30pm 10am-5:30pm 10am-5:30pm 10am-8pm 10am-5:30pm 9:30-5pm Closed

Public Holidays

Our entire library network is normally closed on public holidays including Waitangi Day (6 February), Good Friday, and Easter Monday. (Full list of New Zealand Public Holidays)

Online services via this website, including eLibrary resources, remain available during public holidays.

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