About Papanui Library

Opening hours

Library hours

Papanui Service Centre

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

Postal services

Postal services are available at the Papanui Service Desk. Papanui Service Centre is now a full agent for NZ Post, with the introduction of bill payment services. You can pay select bills at the centre, including power and phone, vehicle licensing and finance repayments. Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.


  • The Blue line, Orbiter and numbers 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