Whitby Library

We're open weekday afternoons, 1–5pm and have a longer day on Fridays, opening 10.30am–5pm (closed 12–1pm). On Saturdays, we're open 10.30am–2 pm.

We're open weekday afternoons, 1–5pm and have a longer day on Fridays, opening 10.30am–5pm (closed 12–1pm). On Saturdays, we're open 10.30am–2 pm.

Visit us

We're a modern community library,  handily located in the Whitby Shopping Centre, Discovery Drive. Parking can be tight, but there's a regular bus service. You're welcome to take kids and books to the playground next door (make sure the books have been issued first). 

Our opening hours

Monday 1.00pm – 5.00pm
Tuesday 1.00pm – 5.00pm
Wednesday 1.00pm – 5.00pm
Thursday 1.00pm – 5.00pm
Friday 10.30am – 5.00pm (closed 12 – 1pm)
Saturday 10:30am – 2.00 pm

What's on in Whitby Library

Adult Colouring Club

Adult Colouring Club

Come and join other adults for a relaxing and social activity.

Whitby Library on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month from 1.30pm to 2.30pm
Toddler time at Whitby

Toddler Time

Calling all preschoolers to the Whitby Library for your weekly fix of stories, songs and rhymes. We have a different theme every week and a playground next door.

Whitby Library, 10.30–11 am every Friday, except during the summer holidays.
Time for a yarn

Time for a Yarn

Bring your knitting, crochet, embroidery, hand sewing, tatting or anything that involves yarn or thread and join us for a free cuppa and a yarn while we work on our projects and share ideas, tips and patterns.

1st, 3rd & 5th Thursday of the month, 10–11.30am, Whitby Library.

Fresh books every week

We love nothing better than a box of new books. Our books, magazines, DVDs, puzzles and other holdings are being constantly refreshed, based on your interests. We're always keen to chat, and get suggestions if you'd like something different. 

Stamps for the kids

We don't stamp books anymore, but we do have a fabulous collection of stamps for the littlies' hands (and arms, and legs, and other arms....) up at the counter.

Contact us

69C Discovery Drive, Whitby, Porirua City

Email: whitby.library@poriruacity.govt.nz
Phone: (04) 234 8666.

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