Libraries

New Plymouth District offers a superb range of services at its city library, which is spread over four levels in the south wing of Puke Ariki, and at its satellite libraries in Bell Block, Waitara, Inglewood, Urenui and Ōākura. There is also an urban and rural mobile library bus service that operates throughout the district.

Visit the Puke Ariki website to find out about library membership, services and events.

Phone 06-759 6060 to renew your library books over the phone. 

Puke Ariki

Ariki Street, New Plymouth

Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri: 9am-6pm
Wed: 9am-9pm
Sat, Sun: 9am-5pm
Public holidays: 9am-5pm
The library is closed on public holidays. The museum and i-SITE are open on all public holidays except Christmas Day.

Bell Block Library and Service Centre

Parklands Avenue, Bell Block

Mon, Wed, Fri: 9am-5pm
Tues, Thurs: 9am-6pm
Saturday: 9am-noon
The library is closed on public holidays

Inglewood Library and Service Centre

46 Rata Street, Inglewood

Mon, Tues, Thurs: 9am-5pm
Wed, Fri: 9am-6pm
Saturday: 9am-noon
The library is closed on public holidays

Ōākura Library

16 Donnelly Street, Ōākura

Mon, Wed, Fri: noon-6pm
Tues, Thurs, Sat: 9am-1pm
The library is closed on public holidays

Urenui Library

Takiroa Street, Urenui

Mon, Tues: 10.30am-12.30pm
Friday: noon-4pm
Every 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month: 10.30am-12.30pm
The library is closed on public holidays

Waitara Library and Service Centre - Te Kupu Matauranga

Queen Street, Waitara

Mon, Wed, Fri: 9am-5pm
Tues, Thurs: 9am-6pm
Saturday: 9am-noon
The library is closed on public holidays