COVID-19 ALERT LEVEL 4: As of 11.59pm on Tuesday 17 August, we are in Alert Level 4. All events are postponed or on hold until further notice. At Alert Level 4 only certain businesses can open to the public and have customers on their premises, for a list of these essential services operating in the city centre click here. We will update as more information becomes available. Stay safe.

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Central City Library

One of the biggest collections by international and local authors
Opening hours
Currently open!
Monday: 9:00 am-8:00 pm
Tuesday: 9:00 am-8:00 pm
Wednesday: 9:00 am-8:00 pm
Thursday: 9:00 am-8:00 pm
Friday: 9:00 am-8:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am-5:00 pm
Sunday: 10:00 am-5:00 pm

The Auckland Central City Library has a strong community focus, offering many opportunities to join in events and activities. These include author talks, book clubs, kids' storytimes, school holiday programmes, concerts and heritage exhibitions. 

You will find extensive collections of fiction, non-fiction, magazines, music, and much more to satisfy all your requests. Members and visitors benefit from the free access to computersand WiFi, and comfortable seating areas for your research, study or leisure reading. 

Park for $2 per hour at The Civic car park on weekends. Find out more

Come into the city centre on public transport for as little as $2 each way. Find out more.

Last updated: 05 October 2020

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