COVID-19 coronavirus update

The National Library is open. Come and visit, use our services or start your research using our online resources.

Page updated 30 June 2021

National Library is open

The National Library is open.

Visit us in person or start your research from home. Our online collections are available 24/7.

Find out how to research from home

Protect yourself and others from COVID-19.

  • keep your distance from other people
  • wash your hands
  • sneeze and cough into your elbow
  • keep a track of where you’ve been and who you’ve seen.

Stay home if you are sick.

COVID-19 website

Services to Schools

Services to Schools services are running.

Lending service

Events check website for status

Most of our events are proceeding. We continue to follow the Ministry of Health guidelines for event management.

Please check the website for updated information about individual events.

National Library events