Open today until 8:00pm

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 (opposite Dance-O Mat).


Libraries are open: Orange (COVID-19 Protection Framework)

Information on how libraries are operating at Orange in the COVID-19 Protection Framework

Holidays and Closures

  • Christmas Day
    Saturday, December 25, 2021
    Closed All Day
  • Boxing Day
    Sunday, December 26, 2021
    Closed All Day
  • Christmas Day (observed)
    Monday, December 27, 2021
    Closed All Day
  • Tuesday 28 December
    Tuesday, December 28, 2021
    Special hours: 10:00am - 5:00pm
  • New Year's Day
    Saturday, January 1, 2022
    Closed All Day
  • Day after New Year's Day
    Sunday, January 2, 2022
    Closed All Day
  • New Year's Day (observed)
    Monday, January 3, 2022
    Closed All Day


Ready Reads - Click and Collect

Some of our libraries are trialling a service where you can click and collect library items. You can fill out a form to request 5 books.

Summertime Reading Challenge

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

Whakaata mai te Kūkūwai – Reflections from the Wetlands

Oct 10th | 10:00am - Feb 7th | 5:00pm
Whakaata mai te Kūkūwai – Reflections from the Wetlands is an exhibition celebrating the special Ngāi Tahu relationship with wetlands.

Christmas and New Year holiday hours 2021 / 2022

Ngā mihi o te Kirihimete me te Tau Hou. Check our opening hours this Christmas and New Year.

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