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.

Normal Library Hours

Days 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 Statutory Holidays

COVID-19 - Rotorua Library, Te Aka Mauri is open at Level 1.


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 the Jean Batten Park.

2021 Statutory Holidays

Labour Day Monday 25 October 2021
Christmas Day Saturday 25 December and observed Monday 27 December 2021
Boxing Day Sunday 26 December and observed Tuesday 28 December 2021