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Displays & Notice boards

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Bookable display boards at Central

Display Policy

Do you have an upcoming community event? Maybe you run a local charity, cultural group or training course and would like to get the word out to the wider Wellington community?

  • We have seven public display boards at Wellington Central Library
  • Boards can (separately) be booked for $35 per week
  • We also have an exhibition space (Mezzanine floor next to Clarks available). This can be booked for $150 per week

All displays must meet our Display Policy.

There are 7 display boards available for hire:

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Central Library Display Floorplan. Image Key
Board 1
3 panels inside Central Library, near Returns Area
Board 2a
2 panels in foyer, bottom of stairs to Clark's Cafe near Library entrance
Board 2b:
2 panels in foyer, bottom of stairs to Clark's Cafe near Library entrance
Board 3a
3 panels window area near stairs to Clark's Cafe
Board 4a
3 panels window area facing the Central Library exit gates
Board 4b:
3 panels window area near lift to the Mezzanine floor
Board 5:
2 panels in the Children's non-fiction area)

Physical Details

  • The boards consist of 2/3 panels, depending on the location, the cost is the same for each board
  • The dimensions are: 900 x 1500 mm (each comfortably fitting an A1 sized poster)
  • The boards are pinboards - we can supply pins
  • Please do not use blutack as it cannot be easily removed and you will be liable for any costs that result
  • Pamphlet holders available at the Information desk

Booking Process

To complete a booking, fill out the application form below. With this you agree to the Wellington City Libraries' Display Policy.

You can either drop your completed form in to the Information Desk at the Central Library, or scan your completed form and email it to our Central Library Displays Team.

If the time period you're interested in is not available, we will let you know what dates are still available.

  • Payment confirms your booking
  • Payment must be made before each display is placed on Library boards
  • Payment is non-refundable and date changes can only be made if there is space available.

Setting up your display

You are welcome to set up your display from 9.30am onwards - this is when the Central Library opens (Monday-Saturday). Please let the Information Desk know you are here and check the location of your Display Board.

  • Pins are available if you need them
  • The previous display material should be removed and handed over at the Information desk
  • Your material can be collected from the information desk after the last date of your booking

Contact us

Have questions? Need more information? Phone 04 801 4060 or email email the Displays Team for further information.

Community notice boards (all locations)

Display Policy

In addition to the bookable display boards at Central, all library branches provide free public notice boards and leaflet stands for displaying and promoting the activities and programmes of community organisations and groups.

Key Points

  • Our Displays Team will put your material up - please hand your display material to staff at the information desk
  • There is no set timeframe for posters to be displayed on the notice boards, rather when time and space allow
  • All material is accepted at the discretion of the Libraries Manager or his/her representative and must comply with the Libraries' Display Policy
  • There is no charge for displaying material on these notice boards

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