All the different ways you can contact us so that we can help you.
Find out what is happening at the library.
Check out what NZ Newspapers the Library has in it's collections.
Māori services at the Library
Māori resources at the Library
Find out about the history of Rotorua right here.
Check out our study links and guides
Find out about kid's books and DVDs that are new to the library or coming soon.
Our recommended reads for children and their parents.
Want to get your community group's message out? Having an event or an awareness week?
The Library community noticeboard is an ideal place to raise community awareness of your group or event.
There is no charge for notices displayed in this area. A4 posters are preferred. Events will be displayed for two weeks. Commercial and political displays are not accepted.
Please talk to our staff to arrange for your notice to be displayed.
Toi Tangata is a display space especially for local, amateur artists to exhibit their art for three weeks. The art can take any form from paintings to sculpture and any medium. There is no charge to the artist. Toi Tangata offers artists the opportunity to showcase their work to approximately 7,000 people (average weekly visitor count) per week. Artists may work in the library during their allocated exhibition time if they wish. Artists need to book early to get in so come into the library or contact us email@example.com
We have a variety of meeting rooms available at our new Library to meet your group's needs.
RATES for ALL the Meeting Rooms are:Commercial Use $20+GST per hour - up to a maximum of $100+GST per day. The community rate is a 50% discount.
Meeting room availability:The hours the rooms are available are Mon-Fri 9.30am - 5.30pm and Saturdays from 9.30am - 3.30pm(Early entry can be organised during weekdays if your group meets outside at a pre-determined time.)
The room must be left clean and tidy with the dishwasher stacked.To view the room or make a booking please contact Alistair here firstname.lastname@example.org
Want to learn more about your library?A FREE, personalised tour may be just the ticket to find out all you need to know and how you can make the most of your library.You’re not alone if you are unsure of where to go for what you need in the library. It can be very difficult to find the exact item that will help you the most. You can always ask a staff member to help you and they are more than happy to find a solution to even the most challenging questions.
Your personal tour of the library includes:
A guided tour of the library collections including Children's, Teens', Adult Fiction and Non-Fiction and Heritage and Research. We can customise the tour to suit your (or your group's) specific interest. For example, an art group may be interested in our Art & Crafts collection, encyclopedias about artists and art history as well as our online databases which cover artworks and artists.
For class visits for primary and intermediate school aged children, Please contact Te Aroha Rangi or phone 07 351 7048.
For teenage groups, please contact Kylie Foster or phone 07 351 7028.
For any other groups, please contact Alistair Rose or phone 07 351 7021.