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Wellington City Library

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Address: 65 Victoria Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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+64 4-801 4040
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Great help here

Renewed my daughters membership as she had fallen off the radar. Friendly helpful desk with excellent service. We are so lucky to have such a great library here in Wellington.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Cynthia N
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Churton Park
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Churton Park
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Renewed my daughters membership as she had fallen off the radar. Friendly helpful desk with excellent service. We are so lucky to have such a great library here in Wellington.

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Thank Cynthia N
Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great outing on a rainy day to visit the library. There is a JP onsite on certain days if you need anything signed which is a great service. Lovely cafe with a wide range of foods and excellent toilets

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Thank Alipa50
Tauranga, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went there to use the WiFi, and i was stunned how fast it was. I had about 15 Megabyte per second downstream, so the Navigation Maps (about 500MB) were downloaded in 15 seconds instead of 3 hours at the hostel where i stayed. If you need WIFI, then go there!

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Thank Romatze412
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have visited some 100 or so public libraries in the USA, Australia, Mexico and more recently in New Zealand and never encountered a library that charges fees for DVD rentals and for materials put on hold. I thought that public libraries provided a service to the community, but it looks to me more of a service for profit. Very... More 

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Thank Jaime N
Lower Hutt, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a big library.Information counter was very helpful.There is book for everyone to relax for a while.Also a cafe.Rent a movie as well.

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Thank alan h
Traralgon, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 371 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were in Wellington on a cruise ship and had done a great city tour in the morning and decided to go to the Library in the afternoon . What a lovely place , we were surprised at the size of it , the people here are truly served by a great venue. The free wifi is terrific and we... More 

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Thank roy v
Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

Huge collection of books. Comfortable reading / study areas and a cafe. Great place to while away a rainy day.

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Thank RoyOz2016
Paraparaumu, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

I always enjoy going to this library and just wandering around. Always something of interest to see - amazing for a library, I know, but go and see for yourself:)

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Thank HKinsey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

The backbone of modern Wellington library. Awesome place with a large & varied stock. I'm especially taken with its large music library (and now add vinyl to that mix)

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Thank Sean O
Exeter, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

We found the library next to the I site where we were due to pick up our Hop on Hop off bus tour. Unfortunately the I site was damaged in the earthquake but the library offered an excellend lunch at a reasonable price.

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Thank John S

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