Akaroa Library

Hours & Information

Closed until 10:00am tomorrow

10:00AM - 4:30PM

10:00AM - 4:30PM

10:00AM - 4:30PM

10:00AM - 4:30PM

10:00AM - 4:30PM

10:00AM - 1:00PM


2 Selwyn Avenue
Akaroa, 7520
Phone: 03-941 7923
Akaroa Community and School Library / Te Kete Wānanga o Te Ao Marama.


Big Bargain Book Sale - Friday 15 & Saturday 16 March 2024

Bag bargains at our annual book sale at the Pioneer Recreation and Sport Centre! Friday 15 March 9am to 7pm; Saturday 16 March 9am to 4pm

Upcoming Events

Holidays and Closures

  • Good Friday
    Friday, March 29, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • Easter Monday
    Monday, April 1, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • Anzac Day
    Thursday, April 25, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • King's Birthday
    Monday, June 3, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • Matariki
    Friday, June 28, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • Labour Day
    Monday, October 28, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • Canterbury Anniversary Day
    Friday, November 15, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • Christmas Day
    Wednesday, December 25, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • Boxing Day
    Thursday, December 26, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • New Year's Day
    Wednesday, January 1, 2025
    Closed All Day
  • Day after New Year's Day
    Thursday, January 2, 2025
    Closed All Day

New at Akaroa Library


Discover Canterbury: Can you help us identify this beach?

Can you please help us identify the location of this photograph? It is a beach that we think is located in Banks Peninsula.

Discover Canterbury: Can you help us?

Can you help us to identify any of the students and teachers pictured above from Akaroa Area School in 1988?

Okains Bay Hockey Team: Picturing Canterbury

Members of the Okains Bay women’s hockey team, 1910s. An image from Canterbury Stories.

New Year's Eve fishing at Diamond Harbour

A family on New Year's Eve enjoying a spot of fishing at Diamond Harbour. An image from Canterbury Stories.

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