Closed until 10:00am today

9:00AM - 8:00PM

9:00AM - 8:00PM

9:00AM - 8:00PM

9:00AM - 8:00PM

9:00AM - 8:00PM

10:00AM - 5:00PM

10:00AM - 5:00PM

60 Cathedral Square
Central Christchurch, Christchurch 8011
Monday to Friday - He Hononga | Connection, Ground Floor is open from 8am. The other levels are open from 9am. There is an after hours returns slot on Gloucester St side of Tūranga.


Libraries affected by COVID-19

Check for the latest information on changes in opening hours or closures.

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
    Special hours: 10:00am - 5:00pm
  • Holiday hours
    Wednesday, December 28, 2022 - Friday, December 30, 2022
    Special hours: 8:00am - 6:00pm
  • 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
    Special hours: 10:00am - 5:00pm
  • Holiday hours
    Wednesday, January 4, 2023 - Friday, January 6, 2023
    Closes early: 6:00pm


Summertime Reading Challenge

Kids and Teens - ages 0 to 18 - tell us about your summer reads in three words and be in to win!

Holiday hours

Check our opening hours on public holidays.

New Titles and Selector Picks - December 2022

Selectors pick hot new books. Plus explore the latest eAudiobooks, eBooks, fiction, large print, non-fiction, & stuff for kids and teens.

The Water City under climate stress: Chch Conversation

Dec 6th | 6:00pm - 7:30pm
A Te Pūtahi Centre for Architecture & city making event: learn about the ongoing impacts that climate change is having on our water systems.

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