Upper Riccarton Library is a shared community and school library operated by Christchurch City Libraries in collaboration with Riccarton High School.
- Services available at all Christchurch City Libraries
- Book a librarian one on one sessions
- AED (Automated External Defibrillator)
- Baby changing table, microwave, adult/ feeding chair
- Children’ Stories to Go
- World Languages Collection
- Purchase and top up Metrocards
- Artworks on display: Knowledge
- Learning Centre
- Events at Upper Riccarton library
- View photos of the library on Flickr
Computing and technology
- Printing and photocopying
- Scan to email or USB
- Free wireless internet access
- 13 public computers with free internet access (12 available for 60 minute sessions, 1 available for 15 minute sessions)
- 30 PCs in the computer lab available to the public from 5pm - 8pm (Monday to Friday) and all opening hours on Saturday and Sunday unless there are community/learning programme bookings for the lab
- 1 designated PressReader computer (no time limit)
- 2 children’s computers
- Family History computer (available for 60 minute sessions)
Community Meeting Room
- Available for hire.
- View Christchurch City Council fees and charges for hiring community facilities.
- To book, phone 941-7923 (Monday-Friday, 9am to 6pm; Saturday and Sunday 10am to 3pm).
- Max capacity 35-40, seating for 20-25 people available
- Datashow projector installed, whiteboard, tables and chairs available, no kitchen facilities.
Monday to Friday: 9am to 5pm
Saturday: 10am to 4pm
Sundays: 11am to 3pm (closed on Sundays from 1 December 2019 until after Easter 2020)
Closed from 24 December 2019, reopens 6 January 2020
Phone: 03 343 4608
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Development & Opening
Planning documents and photo galleries of the construction, opening etc have been moved to our Bibliofile archive.