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Wellington City Library

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Address: 65 Victoria Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 4-801 4040
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Wow this is a Grand affair

We walked through the library and were pleasantly surprised. I can just imagine study times how students will get together. The atmosphere reminded me of my growing up years and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 weeks ago
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We walked through the library and were pleasantly surprised. I can just imagine study times how students will get together. The atmosphere reminded me of my growing up years and our visits to libraries - way before the Internet.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

if you want to relax here is the place to go and read and have a coffee and the kids can read to best on a rain day if you don't want to be stuck in the hotel room white the kids

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Thank Glen S
Wellington, New Zealand
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48 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Plenty to read for the whole family, lovely place to spend an hour or 6! lots of corners to hide in and read, the kids area is nice, with lots of suitable things, and the library itself feels light and airy. There is a cafe onsite, and the toilet facitilies have always been clean.

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Thank karystanz
Wellington, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

A nice warm place to visit on a cold wet day. This place is warm and you wont be short of reading material. The cafe is excellent. This is a great place to meet friends.

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Thank Alipa50
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

What a lovely and calm place to sit and enjoy a book or a magazine. I loved their reading collection and the friendliness of staff members.

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Thank Claudia P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

I needed to source information for a research document I'm compiling ,and the only place I could find this info was here at the WGTN City LIBRARY, helpful staff showed me the way to extract this information painlessly , and as a result research document was completed effortlessly . Thank You .

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Thank Mike D
Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

You could sit here and read books about NZ. I have always found the staff helpful, and as a local I appreciate the selection of books.

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Thank catsongea
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

a vast collection of literature, a perfect place to grab a book and put your feet up - city free wifi is a bonus

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Thank travellingdoctor48
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

Great collections, helpful friendly staff, convenient location for visitors. Good cafe, clean toilets, reasonable internet speed.

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Thank Ross C
Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

My 2 year old grandson love reading and being read too. I chose the books to take home while his mother read to him at the library. The staff were very help and took me to show me how to return and borrow books. They display all their programs for parents to see.

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