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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?

From 13 July, our new Te Awe library opens, replacing Arapaki's temporary weekend hours.

Regular Opening Hours

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Brooklyn Library 1pm-8pm 10am-5:30pm 1pm-5:30pm 10am-5:30pm 10am-5:30pm 10am-12pm Closed
CBD - Te Awe Library (Brandon Street) 8am-8pm 8am-8pm 8am-8pm 8am-8pm 8am-8pm 9:30am-5pm 9:30am-5pm
CBD - Arapaki Manners Library 8am-7pm 8am-7pm 8am-7pm 8am-7pm 8am-7pm Closed Closed
CBD - He Matapihi Molesworth Library 9am-5pm 9am-5pm 9am-5pm 9am-5pm 9am-5pm 9am-1pm 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 at Waitohi Hub 9:30am-7pm

Please note:
The HIVE makerspace is closed for routine maintenance Monday mornings and opens at noon
9:30am-7pm 9:30am-7pm 9:30am-7pm 9.30am-7pm 10am-4pm 10am-4pm
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 10am-4pm Closed
Wadestown Library 10am-5:30pm 10am-5:30pm 1pm-5:30pm 10am-8pm 10am-5:30pm 10am-12pm Closed

Public Holidays

Our entire library network is normally closed on public holidays including Wellington Anniversary Day, Waitangi Day (6 February), Labour Day, 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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