National Library Wellington
Monday to Friday
Te Ahumairangi: 9am to 5pm
Reading Rooms: 10am to 5pm
Te Ahumairangi: 9am to 1pm
Reading Rooms: Closed
The Library is closed on public holidays
Corner Molesworth & Aitken St
0800 474 300
04 474 3000
Our Christmas hours
The Alexander Turnbull is closed from 5pm Friday, 21 December. Reopens 7 January.
He Tohu is open 27 to 29 December and 3 to 5 January.
Ngā mihi harikoa mo te wā Kirihimete.
Tiakiwai Conference Centre
A conference centre cloaked in history, knowledge and cultural significance.
Children's Holocaust Memorial
Visit this unique Memorial, education and learning experience honouring the 1.5 million children killed during the Holocaust
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.
Explore your heritage in a new way.
Find yourself, your place, and your past on the Lifelines table.Get in touch with your past.