Wellington City Libraries, Wellington

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When you're in need of a break from city sightseeing, Wellington City Libraries provides ample space to escape the hustle and bustle. Curl up with a book, browse the selection of newspapers and magazines, or grab a bite to eat at the onsite cafe. Public computers and Wi-Fi are free for both members and non-members. Look out for regular events, from children's story time to film screenings. Stop by the visitor's information center (located in the same building) for answers to any tourism-related questions. For travelers who use our world travel planner, Wellington holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Wellington City Libraries and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Although it was not in our plans, we decided to browse in this building, because it caught our attention its particular architecture. It is large with several rooms of reading, computers and exhibitions. There is Wi-Fi connection, which is quite important, since it is difficult to obtain from the city.
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  • This is a nice building from the outside but very reminiscent of a 1980s library inside. Lots of books with lots of multiple copies. Lots of old, dated and scruffy books. We even found one published i...  more »
  • Wellington library and Clarkes cafe make a great combo. I come here weekly for books, coffee and meet friends. Perfect  more »
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  • Free wifi, great range of books, good kids spaces quiet, comfortable and friendly staff.
  • Great place for young kids, music sessions, and pin group are held here too.
  • Fantastic central community library: magazines, CDs, DVDs, reference, journals, books, great kids, YA areas, study zones An essential part of life in Wellington (especially if you have a family). Very treasured.
  • Nice modern library with a good range of books. However, the fees are quite high.
  • nice library they let you lie down to read your book and no one told you off for that. librarian not interested in being my friend.

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