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
|Monday to Friday||9am - 5.30pm|
|Saturday and Sunday||10am - 4pm|
|The Heritage & Research area on the 2nd Floor is CLOSED on Sundays|
The Library is CLOSED on all public holidays (see below)
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.
2023 public holidays - we are closed
|New Year's Day||Sunday 1 January|
|New Year's Holiday||Monday 2 January|
|New Year's Day Observed||Tuesday 3 January|
|Auckland Anniversary||Monday 30 January|
|Waitangi Day||Monday 6 February|
|Good Friday||Friday 7 April|
|Easter Monday||Monday 10 April|
|ANZAC Day||Tuesday 25 April|
|King's Birthday||Monday 5 June|
|Matariki||Friday 14 July|
|Labour Day||Monday 23 October|
|Christmas Day||Monday 25 December|
|Boxing Day||Tuesday 26 December|