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Opening Hours

Mon, Wed, Fri: 9.00am - 5.00pm
Tues, Thurs: 9.00am - 6.00pm
Sat: 9.00am -12.00pm
Closed on public holidays.

Address

15a Queen Street
Waitara

Access

Waitara Library can be accessed via a ramp.

Car Parking

Free car parking is available.

Library Services

• Free Internet and Wifi
• Adult and children’s fiction and non-fiction books
• Newspapers and magazines
• DVDs
• Audiobooks on CD
• Courier service between Puke Ariki and Inglewood library for books not held onsite - a reserve charge applies
• Photocopying and scanning

NPDC Service Centre

• Pay your rates and water bills
• Pay parking tickets, other infringements and debts
• Submit dog registrations and other applications
• Purchase NPDC rubbish bags

Community Activities and Services


Book Group

Second Friday of the month, 10.30am - 12pm
Groups read and discuss any books they are currently reading! To join the Waitara book group, leave your name at the front desk or phone us on 06-759 6060.

Community Lawyer

Second and fourth Wednesday of the month, 9.30am - 11.30am
We have a community lawyer available for consultation twice per month. No bookings required.

Connect with Tech

Available on request
This is your chance to discover digital tips and tricks, or to ask for technical help. From eBooks and email accounts to digital resources and library apps. We will do our best to solve technological mysteries and answer questions, no matter what your device.

Crackerjacks

First Wednesday of the month 10.30am - 11am
Bring your preschooler along for stories, music and activities.

Hot Flicks on Cold Days

Join us for winter movie sessions on our large projector.
Adults: 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month, from 1.30pm Enjoy one of our newest films. Bring a friend or neighbour and experience a movie with us.
Children: 2nd and 4th Friday of the month, from 3.30pm Start your weeekend with some movie fun. Suitable for primary school aged children. Families welcome, children please bring an adult.

School Holiday Programme

Activities are held at Waitara library as part of the Puke Ariki Libraries school holiday programme, to see what's coming up check out our School Holiday Programme page.