About The Library

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About The Library

Western Bay of Plenty Libraries are OPEN under LEVEL 2.

We wish to thank all our wonderful customers for their continued support and smiling faces.

Here’s what you need to know:

  • Barkes Corner Customer Services counter and Library and Service Centres will be OPEN to the public under Level 2
  • All centres will be practicing 2 metres apart social distancing
  • You are required to provide contact tracing details upon entry, unless using the COVID app
  • Some of the public computers will be available - to allow for social distancing
  • 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
  • Our HOLDS service is able to be used.
  • BOOK BUNDLE service - elderly or health-compromised borrowers who do not feel able to visit their local library should email libraries@westernbay.govt.nz or phone 07 571 8008 and ask to speak to the team at their local branch to arrange a bespoke Book Bundle which can be collected from their library at a pre-arranged time.

Visit :

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