Te Pātaka Open Days: 5th and 6th July, 1-4pm

Our Te Pātaka Collection and Distribution Centre houses Wellington Central Library’s collection, and for two afternoons you can visit, browse and borrow!

Photo of our Te Pataka warehouse team, waving hello

Looking for some special holiday reading? Want to delve into a topic more deeply?

We’ll be opening our Te Pātaka Collection Centre to the public for a special exploration. You’ll be able to browse and borrow books from our off-site storage lending collection, including:

  • Fiction, including classic literature, mysteries, sci-fi
  • Non-fiction – small and large books on all your favourite topics : science, history, arts and crafts, music and beliefs
  • Biographies
  • Large print
  • Books in community languages
  • Graphic novels
  • Teen fiction, non-fiction and graphic novels
  • Children’s fiction, non-fiction and comics
  • Picture books
  • Other collections such as scores, songbooks, car manuals, DVDs and CDs

Books will be issued for 6 weeks. We can’t wait to see you!

Spots are limited and visits are restricted to one hour, so bookings will be essential — book your slot below!


What? Te Pātaka Open Day

Date: Friday 5th July 2024, and Saturday 6th July 2024

Time: One hour slots available — 1-2pm, 2-3pm, 3-4pm

Location: Johnsonville (details on registration)

Book your spot now!

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