Wellington City Libraries

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As of 6am, Sunday 28 February Wellington is at Alert Level 2. Libraries remain open and following Ministry of Health safety measures. All programming and events are currently on hold. Learn more on the Covid-19 FAQs.

05/03: Tomorrow morning (Saturday 6 March) there will be a planned outage of our catalogue, 'check your card', and eLibrary and database access between 5:30am and 7:30am for server maintenance. Thank you for your patience while this work is completed.

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Saturday 6 March 2021

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