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.


  • The number 5, 100, and 130 bus routes stop nearby. See the Metroinfo timetables for more information.
  • Metrocards are also available for purchase and top-ups.
  • Off street parking and bike stands
  • Mobility parking

Services and facilities

Computing and technology


Red Café

Phone: 03 343 4608

Red Café on Facebook

Term time

Monday – Friday: 9am to 4pm

Saturday: 10am to 2pm 

Sunday: Closed

School holidays

Monday – Friday: 9am to 2pm

Saturday: 10am to 2pm 

Sunday: Closed

More about Upper Riccarton Library

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Te Kete Wānanga o Pūtaringamotu

About our Māori name.