Titahi Bay Library

Welcome to Titahi Bay Library 🧡

Welcome to Titahi Bay Library 🧡

Titahi Bay Library is our newest library, and is still growing up!

We've just re-opened after being closed for renovation, and we have brand new hours, and a new librarian starting soon - who will be looking for your ideas for services and programmes.

Let us know what you want!

Location and contact

Phone (04) 236 7343
Email porirualibrary@poriruacity.govt.nz (Subject line: Titahi Bay library)
Address 18a Whitehouse Road, Titahi Bay
Hours Mon 10am-1pm, Tue 10am-1pm & 2pm-5pm, Wed 10am-1pm, Thu 2pm - 5pm, Fri 10am-1pm

What's on at Titahi Bay Library

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Drop In at Titahi Bay Library

Meet other mums and caregivers with pre-school children at Titahi Bay Library for a coffee and a catch-up.

Every Tuesday, 10.30am - 11.30am term time
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Ukulele Fun

Want to learn to play the ukulele in a fun, relaxed way, head down to the Titahi Bay Library.

Titahi Bay Library, 6 May - 8 July, Thursday's, 3.30 -4.00pm
Child doing crafts with parent

For preschoolers and primary schoolers Come any time, and ask the librarian for the day's craft activity. It will be a simple, self-managed activity.

Sally and Gina - A-Long Hot Summer Story Festival


Library staff will be ready to roll with a story on request. Busy families don't always have the time for a story, and like to use our tiny space for their own browsing. If you'd like a story, just ask!

Titahi Bay Library with new sign

'Keep Cool After School
Come on in after school on Tuesday and Thursday, and pull out a board game to play with friends, check out our activity booklets, or ask the librarian for a craft activity. You can ask for homework help too.

Opening hours

Monday 10.00am - 1.00pm
Tuesday 10.00am - 1.00pm, and 2pm - 5pm
Wednesday 10.00am - 1.00pm
Thursday 2.00pm - 5.00pm
Friday 10.00am - 1.00pm
Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays Closed

Other services

Free wi-fi (Porirua Free)

Free internet access: one computer is available for accessing the internet. Permission from an adult caregiver is needed, for people under 16y to use the internet.

  • Colour printing and photocopying is available, A4 size only
  • Black and white A4: 20c per page
  • Colour A4: $1 per page.

If you are unable to easily leave your house, due to ill health, permanent disability or recent surgery, we will select books or audiobooks on your behalf, and deliver them to and collect them from your home.  There is no charge for this service

Take a quick tour of the library

We have two rooms : the children's space - with nooks for quiet reading, and mobile shelving to create floor space for programmes.

Main room

The main room of the library, which houses general fiction and non-fiction, DVDs, council resources, magazines, the daily newspaper, free access to the internet, and a table and chair with a view.