Wellington City Libraries

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Library Opening Hours

Central Library closure

Note:

The Wellington Central Library building is closed until further notice. You can continue to access library services via our branch libraries, the popup library at 101 Wakefield Street and this website. Please visit our Central Library closure FAQs for information about services in the interim and wellington.govt.nz/libraries for further information about the closure.

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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?

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.

Longer branch hours

Longer branch library hours start Monday 15 April for a number of our branch libraries. You can find their updated hours in the schedule below.

More information — longer hours beginning 15 April

Regular Opening Hours

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Brooklyn Library 1pm-8pm 10am-5:30pm 10am-5:30pm 10am-5:30pm 10am-5:30pm 10am-12pm Closed
CBD 101 Wakefield St Library 8.30am-5.30pm 8.30am-5.30pm 8.30am-5.30pm 8.30am-5.30pm 8.30am-5.30pm 9am-1pm Closed
Central Library Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed
Cummings Park (Ngaio) Library 10am-8pm 10am-5:30pm 10am-5:30pm 10am-5:30pm 10am-5:30pm 10am-12:30pm 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-8pm 9:30am-5:30pm 9.30am-8pm 10am-4pm Closed
Karori Library 9:30am-6pm 9:30am-8pm 9:30am-6pm 9:30am-8pm 9:30am-6pm 9:30am-5pm 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 9:30-5pm Closed
Newtown Library 10am-8pm 10am-8pm 10am-8pm 10am-6pm 10am-8pm 9:30-5pm 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

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