Location and hours

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Location and hours


Rotorua Library is established in Te Aka Mauri, between Haupapa and Arawa Streets. Our front entrance faces out to Jean Batten Square which has been extensively landscaped to include a unique children's playground and green space for relaxation.

Parking is available on both streets and there are several Mobility Parking spaces on Haupapa Street next to Te Aka Mauri. Longer term parking is available in the car park across Haupapa Street. The local bus services operates from the Arawa Street end of Te Aka Mauri which services urban Rotorua.

Regular library hours

Days Hours
Monday to Friday 9am - 5.30pm
Saturday 10am - 4pm
Statutory holidays CLOSED


All library items, except toys, can be returned through the after hours returns slots at any time of day even outside of library opening hours. These are located at each end of Rotorua Library facing Jean Batten Square.

2024 Public Holidays

We are closed on these public holidays:

New Year's Day Monday 1 January
New Year's Holiday Tuesday 2 January
Auckland Anniversary Monday 29 January
Waitangi Day Tuesday 6 February
Good Friday Friday 29 March
Easter Monday Monday 1 April
ANZAC Day Thursday 25 April
King's Birthday Monday 3 June
Matariki Friday 28 June
Labour Day Monday 28 October
Christmas Day Wednesday 25 December
Boxing Day Thursday 26 December

2024 School Terms

2024 School Terms