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On this page you will find regular opening hours for all our branch libraries.

Our entire library network is normally closed on public holidaysread more about our public holiday hours below

COVID Opening Hours

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Brooklyn 1pm-5:30pm 10am-5:30pm 1pm-5:30pm 10am-5:30pm 10am-5:30pm 10am-12pm Closed
CBD - Te Awe Brandon 10am-6pm 10am-6pm 10am-6pm 10am-6pm 10am-6pm 10am-4pm 10am-4pm
CBD - Arapaki Manners 9am-6pm 9am-6pm 9am-6pm 9am-6pm 9am-6pm Closed Closed
CBD - He Matapihi Molesworth 9am-5pm 9am-5pm 9am-5pm 9am-5pm 9am-5pm 9am-1pm Closed
Cummings Park (Ngaio) 10am-5:30pm 10am-5:30pm 10am-5:30pm 10am-5:30pm 10am-5:30pm 10am-12:30pm Closed
Island Bay 10am-6pm 10am-6pm 1pm-6pm 10am-6pm 10am-6pm 10am-12pm Closed
Johnsonville 10am-6pm 10am-6pm 10am-6pm 10am-6pm 10am-6pm 10am-4pm 10am-4pm
The HIVE Makerspace (Johnsonville) Closed at Level 2 Closed at Level 2 Closed at Level 2 Closed at Level 2 Closed at Level 2 Closed at Level 2 Closed at Level 2
Karori 10am-6pm 10am-6pm 10am-6pm 10am-6pm 10am-6pm 10am-4pm Closed
Khandallah 10am-5:30pm 10am-5:30pm 10am-5:30pm 10am-5:30pm 10am-5:30pm 10am-12pm Closed
Kilbirnie 10am-6pm 10am-6pm 10am-6pm 10am-6pm 10am-6pm 10am-4pm Closed
Miramar 10am-6pm 10am-6pm 10am-6pm 10am-6pm 10am-6pm 10am-12.30pm Closed
Newtown 10am-6pm 10am-6pm 10am-6pm 10am-6pm 10am-6pm 10am-4pm Closed
Tawa 10am-5:30pm 10am-5:30pm 10am-5:30pm 10am-5:30pm 10am-5:30pm 10am-4pm Closed
Wadestown 10am-5:30pm 10am-5:30pm 1pm-5:30pm 10am-5:30pm 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, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday (Full list of New Zealand Public Holidays).

Our He Matapihi Molesworth Library (inside the National Library building) will also be closed on Easter Saturday 2022, as the National Library will be closed.

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

Christmas/New Year Hours

As well as being closed on the statutory public holidays, you can find our full Christmas/New Year hours each year here:

Christmas / New Year hours

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