Holiday hours

All our libraries will be closed on statutory public holidays.

Waitangi Day

All libraries are closed on Waitangi Day Saturday 6 February, and on Monday 8 February.

The following libraries are open on Sunday 7 February:

  • New Brighton 10am to 4pm
  • Papanui 10am to 4pm
  • South 10am to 4pm
  • Tūranga 10am to 5pm

The following libraries that are normally open on Sundays will be closed on Sunday 7 February:

  • Aranui
  • Linwood
  • Matuku Takotako: Sumner Centre
  • Shirley
  • Te Hāpua: Halswell Centre
  • Upper Riccarton

Te Tiriti o Waitangi - The Treaty of Waitangi

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Kahukaka at Okains Bay. 7 February 1987. Christchurch Star archive. In copyright. CCL-StarP-04304A.
Kahukaka at Okains Bay. 7 February 1987. Christchurch Star archive. In copyright. CCL-StarP-04304A.

2021 public holidays

  • New Year’s Day: Friday 1 January 
  • Day after New Year’s Day: Saturday 2 January
  • New Year's Day (observed): Sunday 3 January (only Tūranga open 10am to 5pm)
  • Day after New Year’s Day (observed): Monday 4 January
  • Waitangi Day: Saturday 6 February
  • Waitangi Day (observed): Monday 8 February 
  • Good Friday: Friday 2 April
  • Easter Monday: Monday 5 April
  • Anzac Day: Sunday 25 April
  • Anzac Day (observed): Monday 26 April
  • Queen’s Birthday: Monday 7 June
  • Labour Day: Monday 25 October
  • Show Day: Friday 12 November
  • Christmas Day: Saturday 25 December
  • Christmas Day (observed): Monday 27 December
  • Boxing Day: Sunday 26 December
  • Boxing Day (observed): Tuesday 28 December

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