About Upper Riccarton Library

Upper Riccarton Library is a shared community and school library operated by Christchurch City Libraries in collaboration with Riccarton High School.


Computing and technology

Community Meeting Room

  • Available for hire.
  • Free for non-profit groups, $15.30 per hour for profit groups or for groups charging for attendance.
  • To book, phone 941-7923 (Monday-Friday, 9:00am - 6:00pm; Saturday and Sunday 10:00am - 3:00pm).
  • Capacity: 40 people, datashow projector installed, electronic whiteboard, tables and chairs available, no kitchen facilities, however a water cooler is available.

Red café

Monday to Friday: 9am - 5 pm
Saturday: 10am - 4pm
Sundays: 11am - 3pm
Phone: 03 343 4608

Te Kete Wānanga o Pūtaringamotu

About our Māori name.

Development & Opening

Planning documents and photo galleries of the construction, opening etc have been moved to our Bibliofile archive.