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COVID-19 Update: Libraries at Level 2

COVID-19 logoWellington has moved to COVID Alert Level 2 until 11.59pm, Tuesday 29 June 2021.

Library branches remain open their usual opening hours. To ensure everyone has time and space to use the library when they visit:

    • Please check in when you arrive – and stay at least 1m apart from other visitors and staff
    • We are limiting the number of visitors to meet social distancing requirements, so please follow guidance from our staff
    • Please keep visits to under 30 mins while we’re limiting the number of visitors too
    • All programmes and events are cancelled, including access to The Hive Makerspace.

Library customers can continue to access a huge range of online resources at This includes eBooks, newspapers, magazines, movies, and online courses.

Returning items on loan
You can return borrowed items to your local branch as normal.

If you have any questions please contact Wellington City Libraries by calling 04 801 4040 during office hours or email

Read more about our libraries at Level 2