About Papanui Library

Opening hours

Library hours

Papanui Service Centre

Christchurch City Council service desk hours Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

Postal services

NZ Post services are available from the Papanui Service Centre, Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.
You can:

  • Post a parcel/drop off
  • Purchase postage
  • Pay a Bill & ID Applications
  • Post a letter

More information on the NZ Post website.


  • The Orbiter and numbers 1, 28, 95, and 125 bus routes stop nearby. See the Metroinfo timetables for more information. (Metrocard top-up service is available at the CCC Service Desk from Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm). 
  • Parking, including mobility access parking is available behind the library. Please note 60 minutes enforced parking alongside library. 

Services and facilities

Computers and Technology


Te Kete Wānanga o Papanui

About our Māori name