National Library Wellington
Te Ahumairangi: 8.30am – 5pm
Reading Rooms: 10am – 5pm
Monday to Saturday
Closed on Public Holidays
Corner Molesworth & Aitken St
0800 474 300
04 474 3000
Queen's Birthday hours
We are closed on Monday, 3 June, for Queen's Birthday.
We will be open on Saturday, 1 June.
Until 28 May
Introducing Big Data, the inaugural programme of exhibitions, seminars, and workshops for the new National Library.
We have developed powerful tools to sense and depict our planet – what does this data mean for us and our sense of place?visit big data / changing place
The Turnbull Gallery
The Gallery is currently closed for refurbishment.
Come back soon for an amazing new exhibition.see what's coming up
See incredible aerial photography from the Turnbull collections.take in the view from above
HOME – Cafe
Spend lunch or a break at HOME, the National Library’s cafe.get a coffee and a bite
Research with the collections
Talk to one of our topic or format specialists, or our general research experts.
They're available on site, or you can ask your question right now though Ask a Librarian.start your research
Get to work and get creative, alone or in a group.
net.work is an open space for you to make what you want.see what you can do
The space between words
Until 30 April
Photographs of Cantabrians after the earthquake, by Guy Frederick.see the exhibition
Explore your heritage in a new way.
Find yourself, your place, and your past on the Lifelines table.get in touch with your past