An introduction to CBD Arapaki Manners

Arapaki Manners Library is now in its third week! It’s been great to see plenty of familiar faces, and to sign up many new patrons. In case you haven’t been in yet, here’s a rundown of the core parts of our collection.

Adult fiction
Our shelves are packed with the best new fiction and a range of brilliant titles that will keep you turning pages throughout the day and all through the night.

Adult non-fiction
We have a diverse array of travel books, poetry, cook books, science, history, economics, politics, self-help, health, and computer guides! Fuel your passion, engage your curiosity and learn from some of the greatest minds.

Magazines
Arapaki holds a range of the most popular magazines covering topics from aviation to photography to home décor.

Film and television on DVD
We have hundreds of the latest and greatest DVDs of all genres for your perusal.


Music CDs
Plenty of popular and recent releases from around the globe, as well as some of the best new music from Wellington and Aotearoa await you.

Māori Collection
Located within the non-fiction collection, we have a section of titles exploring Te Ao Maori. The collection offers a great opportunity to learn about Māori art and culture and the history of Aotearoa.

Audiobooks on CD
Popular authors include David Baldacci and Camilla Läckberg amongst others!

Adult graphic novels
Keep up-to-date with the latest titles, or cast your eyes over the modern classics we have at Arapaki.

Newspapers
Arapaki holds the current issue only of the Dominion Post, the New Zealand Herald the Sydney Morning Herald and the Guardian.

Young adult fiction and comics
Riveting reads lurk amongst the YA shelves. Find tales of adventure, struggle and self-discovery.

Children’s content
We have a bounty of gorgeous picture books, eager to read learner’s books, junior comics, audiobooks, fiction and some remarkable non-fiction titles! There’s plenty here for kids to browse.

Arapaki Manners Library is open:

  • Monday–Friday, 8am–7pm
  • Saturday and Sunday, 9:30am– 5pm

Nau mai, haere mai. Come in today, and look out for more blogs highlighting interesting and quirky parts of our collection!

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