COVID-19 updates

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Level Orange

Libraries services under the COVID-19 Protection Traffic Light Framework.

Northland is currently at Traffic Light Level Orange.

A face mask is required to be worn while inside all of our libraries.

Visit the COVID-19 website for information about wearing face masks and face mask exemptions.
About face masks at COVID-19


Whangārei Central Library 

Entry conditions

  • Wear a face covering is required.
  • Use hand sanitiser.
  • Keep a 1-metre distance from other people and library staff.
  • If you feel unwell, please do not enter the library.
  • Be kind to library staff and others.
  • Entry conditions for children:
    - due to the mandatory COVID-19 guidelines we are not able to admit groups of school children into the library after school.

Services

  • Saturday JP Service at the library is suspended.
    The JPs are offering a drop-in service at 22 Rust Ave, Whangarei, Monday to Friday 9.30am to 1.30pm.

Whangarei Central Library


Branch Libraries 

Entry conditions

  • Wear a face covering is required.
  • Sanitise your hands.
  • Maintain a 1-metre distance from others and library staff.
  • Please do not come to the library if you are unwell.
  • Entry conditions for children:
    - due to the mandatory COVID-19 guidelines we are not able to admit groups of school children into the libraries after school.

Kamo Library

Onerahi Library

Tikipunga Library


Mobile Library 

Mobile Library timetables:

City timetable

Rural Timetable

Entry conditions

  • Wear a face covering is required.
  • Use hand sanitiser.
  • Keep a 1-metre distance from other people and library staff.
  • If you feel unwell, please do not enter the library.
  • Be kind to library staff and others.

We will be regularly reviewing this situation and will publish updates on this website and Facebook page.

Explore our online library

The library has an extensive range of free digital media available anywhere with an internet connection, 24/7.

All you need is a Whangarei District Libraries card number and PIN to get access to:

  • eBooks, eAudiobooks and eMagazines fiction and non-fiction for all ages.
  • Current editions of national and international newspapers and magazines.
  • Beamafilm free movie streaming service.
  • LinkedIn Learning for video courses on a huge range of software, technology, business and creative skills.
  • Encyclopaedias, journals and other reference materials for homework, study and research.
  • Heritage and family history resources.

Online Library

It's free to join the library

Join the library for instant access to our online library.

Membership is open to Whangārei District residents and also to those who live outside the district.

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Contact us

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