Akaroa Library

Open today until 4:30pm

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.


Libraries affected by COVID-19

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Upcoming Events

Holidays and Closures

  • Christmas Day
    Sunday, December 25, 2022
    Closed All Day
  • Boxing Day
    Monday, December 26, 2022
    Closed All Day
  • Christmas Day (observed)
    Tuesday, December 27, 2022
    Closed All Day
  • New Year's Day
    Sunday, January 1, 2023
    Closed All Day
  • Day after New Year's Day
    Monday, January 2, 2023
    Closed All Day
  • New Year's Day (observed)
    Tuesday, January 3, 2023
    Closed All Day

New at Akaroa Library


Cruise Ship at Lyttelton Harbour: Picturing Canterbury

View of a P&O Cruise Ship, Star Princess, leaving Lyttelton Harbour, 2004. An image from Canterbury Stories.

Te reo place names formally restored to the Peninsula

Jo looks at the thirteen te reo place names around Horomaka/Banks Peninsula that have been officially restored and given legal status.

Ohinetahi: Historic home and gardens

A notable house surrounded by one of New Zealand’s most celebrated gardens, in Governor's Bay.

Duvauchelle School tree house

Duvauchelle School pupils in their tree fort which was built for them by the army, 1976. An image from the Discovery Wall.

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