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Wellington City Library

One of New Zealand's most striking buildings, Wellington City Library not only houses a fabulous collection of books but represents a unique architectural style. Copper and steel nikau palms surround the library and artworks by local artists are featured throughout the building.

If you are interested in a general or subject specific tour of the library, it is recommended that you book prior to your visit.

The library holds the usual collections as well as an extensive website and branch network. All visitors are welcome to enjoy the space and browse the collections during library hours. You can also purchase copies of the series Nga Tupuna o Whanganui a Tara, which contains biographies of local heritage identities.

Open hours:

Monday to Thursday 9:30am - 8:30pm
Friday 9:30am - 9pm
Saturday 9:30am - 5pm
Sunday 1pm - 4pm
Closed public holidays
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