City Centre Library

Wednesday 30 October: City Centre Library will close at 3.30pm. We're open weekdays from 10am–5.30pm, with late night Thursdays till 8pm. Open Saturdays 10am–5pm, and Sundays 12–4pm.

Wednesday 30 October: City Centre Library will close at 3.30pm. We're open weekdays from 10am–5.30pm, with late night Thursdays till 8pm. Open Saturdays 10am–5pm, and Sundays 12–4pm.

Visit us

In the heart of Porirua is Te Ngahere o te Matauranga ki Porirua – The great forest of knowledge at Porirua.

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.


Our opening hours

Monday 10am – 5.30pm
Tuesday 10am – 5.30pm
Wednesday 10am – 5.30pm
Thursday 10am – 8pm
Friday 10am – 5.30pm
Saturday 10am – 5pm
Sunday 12pm – 4pm

What's on at City Centre Library

Story world for preschoolers

Story World

Stories, singing and craft twice a week at the big library. We explore the best children's books, and then do our own interpretive crafty activity.

City Centre Library, children's area, Wednesdays & Fridays 10.45am during term time.
Baby band

Baby Band

A warm, friendly, tuneful social opportunity for babies and caregivers alike. Come and make a joyful sound at City Centre Library.

City Centre Library, children's area, Thursdays at 10.30am during school term time
Tuia te reo @ central library

Tuia Te Reo – knit & kōrero

Do you like knitting? Are you interested in speaking Te Reo Māori? Tuia Te Reo is a knitting circle that meets once a month at Porirua City Centre Library.

City Centre Library from May 2019

Special collections & services at this library

Contact us

Street address:
Corner of Norrie and Parumoana Streets, Porirua City.

Postal address: 
P O Box 50 218, Porirua City 5240

Email: circulation@poriruacity.govt.nz
Telephone: (04) 237 1533
Fax: (04) 237 7320