City Centre Library

In the heart of Porirua is Te Ngahere o te Matauranga ki Porirua – The great forest of knowledge at Porirua. We are a place of eBooks from your online library, story time from your children's library, and wonderful library books you can take home to read.

In the heart of Porirua is Te Ngahere o te Matauranga ki Porirua – The great forest of knowledge at Porirua. We are a place of eBooks from your online library, story time from your children's library, and wonderful library books you can take home to read.

The Porirua City Centre Library is located on the corner of Norrie and Parumoana Streets,  in the building we share with Pātaka Art + Museum. We have entrances on Norrie Street and Wi Neera Drive. Two hours' free parking is available in the Te Rauparaha Arena car park, or on the streets around the library.

Visit us


After hours returns can be made through the chute at the rear of the library facing the Harvey Norman car park or the chute on Parumoana Street near the Wi Neera Road roundabout.

Phone (04) 237 1533
Email porirualibrary@poriruacity.govt.nz
Address Corner of Norrie and Parumoana Streets, Porirua City.
Postal Address P O Box 50 218, Porirua City 5240


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Digital Course at Porirua Library

Free digital courses at Porirua Libraries to help you learn about your Lap top, Smart phone and your Tablet.

Porirua Libraries, by appointment
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Skinny Jump

Speak to the Library today to find out if you are eligible for subsidised prepaid Skinny account

City Centre Library, by appointment, during opening times
Library technology device support

Technology Support

Learn basic computing skills, such as email, downloading photos, and searching the internet. Drop in sessions available.

City Centre Library, 12pm - 1pm, drop in sessions

Anzac Closing Hours

Anzac Sunday 25 April Closed
Anzac Monday 26 April Closed

Our normal opening hours:

Monday 9.30am - 5.30pm
Tuesday 9.30am - 5.30pm
Wednesday 9.30am - 5.30pm
Thursday 9.30am - 5.30pm
Friday 9.30am - 5.30pm
Saturday 10am – 5.00pm
Sunday 12 noon - 4:00pm