Auckland Libraries: Public holiday hours

Public holiday hours

Find public holiday opening hours for our libraries.


​Public holiday and date
Library holiday hours​
​Christmas Day
Wednesday 25 December

All libraries closed

​Boxing Day
Thursday 26 December

All Libraries closed except Botany Library and Te Manawa

​New Year's Day
Wednesday 1 January

All Libraries closed except Botany Library and Te Manawa

​Day after New Year's Day
Thursday 2 January

All Libraries closed except Botany Library and Te Manawa


Botany Library holiday opening hours 

Apart from Christmas Day, Botany Library will be open throughout the holiday period. Normal hours will apply, except on the following days: 

  • Thursday 26 December, 10am – 8pm (Boxing Day) 
  • Friday 27 December, 9.30am - 5.30pm 
  • Wednesday 1 January, 10am - 5.30pm (New Year’s Day) 
  • Thursday 2 January, 10am - 5.30pm (Day after New Year’s Day) 
  • Friday 3 January, 9.30am - 5.30pm 

Te Manawa holiday opening hours

Apart from Christmas Day, Te Manawa will be open throughout the holiday period. Normal hours will apply, except on the following days: 

  • Thursday 26 December, 10am – 5.30pm (Boxing Day) 
  • Wednesday 1 January, 10am - 5.30pm (New Year’s Day) 
  • Thursday 2 January, 10am - 5.30pm (Day after New Year’s Day) 

Great Barrier Island Library

Great Barrier Island Library is closed from midday Tuesday 24 December to Sunday 5 January.


Mobile libraries 

The last day of normal scheduled service is Friday 20 December. Normal scheduled service resumes Monday 6 January 2020.

Mobile Libraries will be present at some events and beaches over the extended holiday period.


Calling during the holiday period

Call 09 377 0209 to speak with Library Connect for help with library services. However, Te Māpuna Library Connect will not operate on 25, 26 December and 1, 2 January.

Library Connect are open Monday - Friday, 8am - 7pm and Saturday - Sunday, 10am - 5pm. 


Extended loan periods

Extended loans will apply to all borrowed items from 23 November through to mid-January. Find out more details on extended loan periods. 


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Please check back for future holiday updates.