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Wellington Libraries all do a great job but I love the City Library for its wide range of books... read more

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Worth visiting even if you do not like Libraries

Worth popping into when you have some spare time to take in this magnificent library in the capital... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2018
David R
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wellington Libraries all do a great job but I love the City Library for its wide range of books, magazines, and audiobooks. It has never failed me!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank KateF2368
Reviewed 7 October 2018

Worth popping into when you have some spare time to take in this magnificent library in the capital of NZ. Captivating and enigmatic.The entertainment are has dvds,cds and even albums and 45s to rent out,great backlistings of artists gone by.There are large windows that take...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank David R
Reviewed 12 September 2018

This is a great asset for the city and a wonderful place to browse through if you're a visitor to this city

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Narziss
Reviewed 8 September 2018

and lots of space, and windows with natural light. I found it a bit run down. But still a great place to spend a few hours on a rainy day. The adjoining cafe was good.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 22Senior_travels
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Loved this quirky little cafe in transit to the books you want to read. The staff a are friendly and the food is great.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Huge library with much more than just books. A place to relax and even enjoy technology as well. Such a range of all types of books

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank leoniehastings
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Wellington Library is my haven. My 12 year old loves it, it has loads of character and nooks and crannies to tuck yourself away in. I declare that I am very biased toward libraries, so love the community feel of this one. People everywhere, books...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 385paulf
Reviewed 6 July 2018

This library is in a big building with several floors in city centre, and mixed with other local government or organisation functions, including Citizen Advice Bureau and Cafe. A bit mix, busy and full with other activities unlike an old style simple pure library. Anyway...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank santo-trainsspotter7
Reviewed 28 June 2018

If you are Wellington you have to walk through this library. There are multiple floors to this building and it is well layed out to find anything that you have to read. The staff there are very helpful and can find anything you may be...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank gjsamson
Reviewed 19 June 2018

I really appreciate Wellington City Library service. Good range for all age group. lots of variety. Enough place to sit and browse books before taking them home. Very flexible return drop box option. Separate kids account is much better option.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank SandipP373
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