About the Library

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About the Library

We have four libraries across our amazing district from WaihĪ Beach, Katikati and Ōmokoroa in the East, all the way to Te Puke in the West.

Together, we have an amazing collection over 90,000 items including books, magazines and audiobooks - not to mention our online access to a huge range of eBooks, eAudiobooks, magazines and newspapers.

Here’s what you need to know

  • APNK Public Computers - We have desktop computers available to members of the public. Time allowance is 60 minutes. Please talk to library staff if you require more time. Headsets are required for watching movies or listening to music (please bring your own headset).
  • APNK Public Wi-Fi - Available at all libraries from 7:00am - 7:00pm, 7 days a week, from both inside and outside the premises.
  • Returns - After-hours return chutes are OPEN 24 HOURS 7 days a week.
  • As a library member, you have access to thousands of eBooks and eAudiobooks online, as well as newspapers, magazines and a range of online Databases for you to explore. See our website for more details.

Our website: https://libraries.westernbay.govt.nz/

Catalogue website: https://ent.kotui.org.nz/client/en_AU/wbop

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/westernbaylibraries

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/westernbaylibraries

Email: libraries@westernbay.govt.nz