Wellington City Libraries

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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.


The Wellington Central Library building will be closed from 8.30pm Tuesday 19 March 2019 until further notice. You can continue to access library services via our branch libraries and this website. Please visit wellington.govt.nz/libraries for further information.

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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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Sunday 24 March 2019

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