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About The Library

Western Bay of Plenty Libraries are OPEN 9am - 5pm Mon - Fri, 9am - 12pm Sat.

We have four libraries across our amazing district from Waihi Beach, Katikati, Omokoroa and Te Puke.

Across the district we have an amazing collection over 90,000 items including books, magazines and audiobooks, not to mention access to a huge range of eBooks, eAudiobooks, magazines and newspapers.

Here’s what you need to know:

  • APNK Public Computers - we have 6 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.
  • APNK Public Wi-fi is available at all libraries from 7am until 7pm, 7 days a week from both inside and outside the premises.
  • RETURNS - Returns 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 and Magazines and a range of online Databases for you to explore. See our website for 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