Wellington City Libraries

Te Matapihi Ki Te Ao Nui

Kia Ora. Explore and connect with a world of knowledge and ideas. There's always something new to discover at our libraries and community centres.


For the latest updates about the Central Library closure and what's happening to our central city services please see our Frequently Asked Questions. You'll find the latest updates on the Central Library building at wellington.govt.nz/libraries.

In the city, He Matapihi Molesworth Library will be opening soon at the National Library

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Check your loans, reserves & more


Search our journals & databases for thousands of articles on a range of topics.


Borrow eBooks & eAudiobooks, or browse online magazines and newspapers.

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