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Wellington City Library

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Address: 65 Victoria Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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+64 4-801 4040

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I always enjoy going to this library and just wandering around. Always something of interest to see - amazing for a library, I know, but go and see for yourself:)

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Paraparaumu, New Zealand
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Paraparaumu, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I always enjoy going to this library and just wandering around. Always something of interest to see - amazing for a library, I know, but go and see for yourself:)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The backbone of modern Wellington library. Awesome place with a large & varied stock. I'm especially taken with its large music library (and now add vinyl to that mix)

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We found the library next to the I site where we were due to pick up our Hop on Hop off bus tour. Unfortunately the I site was damaged in the earthquake but the library offered an excellend lunch at a reasonable price.

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Thank John S
Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great library in the city. Walking distance to Te Papa and eating place. Library has a nice little cafe too with great snacks.

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Thank nz_mjs
Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a well stocked well resourced library in central Wellington. It is a treasure and serves its population really well. Staff help with all enquiries and membership is 'free' to rate payers. Excellent resource.

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Thank GillBee2014
Moate, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Super library, lots to see and do. All sections from young to old are full of wonderful books and media. Our favourite library in Wellington.

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Thank Phaedra571
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

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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Thank Sonja537
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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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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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Wellington, New Zealand
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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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