Holiday hours

All our libraries will be closed on statutory public holidays. See our normal hours and locations.

Waitangi Day - Monday 6 February 2017

6 February is Waitangi Day, a public holiday which commemorates the signing, in 1840, of the Treaty of Waitangi between Māori and representatives of the British Crown. All Christchurch City Libraries branches will be closed.

Easter hours 2017

In New Zealand, both the Friday (Good Friday) and the Monday of Easter are statutory public holidays. Libraries are open normal hours on Saturday and Easter Sunday, except Linwood Library at Eastgate.

Friday 14 April Closed
Saturday 15 April Open normal hours
Sunday 16 April Open normal hours (except Linwood Library at Eastgate which is closed on Sunday if Eastgate Mall is closed)
Monday 17 April Closed

Anzac Day - Tuesday 25 April 2017

All Christchurch City Libraries branches will be closed for Anzac Day.

Queen's Birthday - Monday 5 June 2017

All Christchurch City Libraries branches will be closed for Queen's Birthday.

Labour Day - Monday 23 October 2017

All Christchurch City Libraries branches will be closed for Labour Day.

Show Day - Friday 11 November 2017

All Christchurch City Libraries branches will be closed for Show Day.

Christmas and New Year 2017 and 2018

We will publish our Christmas and New Year hours later this year. All Christchurch City Libraries branches will be closed for Christmas Day (Monday 25 December) and Boxing Day (Tuesday 26 December), New Year's Day (Monday 1 January 2018) and the day after New Year's Day (Tuesday 2 January 2018).

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