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. Wellington City Libraries is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our world travel planner, Wellington Edition.
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As an established, modern capital city, Wellington offers accommodations of numerous shapes and sizes. Get a harbor view at a luxury hotel by the waterfront, or enjoy simple rental rooms at one of the many backpacker hostels. Cheaper accommodation lies outside the downtown area, with motels, campsites, and RV parks providing options for those on smaller budgets, and travelers wanting to get out of town and into the rolling, green hills. Wellington benefits from a wide range of transport and a very efficient infrastructure, so you'll have access to attractions no matter where you stay.
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  • The library is a wonderful asset to Wellington. Could spend hours just browsing at books and magazines. Good to see outdated magazines for sale and buy regularly. Cafe has good tasty, hearty food with...  more »
  • I went quickly during my holiday but it was really good. The staff was polite and they are well organized too. I wish I had more time to spend there.  more »
  • This is a perfect place to get things printed cheaply, there is free wifi and you can use the computers for minimal cost. Perfect if you need to print CVs or house hunting. Its got a wide selection of...  more »
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  • 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 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.
  • A fantastic library with a great cafe. Has an extensive catalogue of books, DVDs, audio books and more. Even the magazine and newspaper selection rivals anyone's.
  • 2nd home. Lol i spent my life studying here for 3 weeks before exams. nice place. Need to make their wifi faster though. Also wish that they were open longer than 3hrs on Sundays.
  • Best library in the city!! So many things to read and the audio selection is second to none!!