04 September → 05 September 2020

Join us in Tawa from 10am - 2pm

Keen to learn more about the Central Library and Draft Spatial Plan consultations? 

Join us, and the Planning for Growth team in Tawa between 10am-2pm, Friday 4 and Saturday 5 September 2020. 

You’ll find us at the Tawa Main Street Plaza!

Check the rest of the Key Dates below to see what other events you can join.  

02 September 2020

Speaker event; "Why the Central Library closed and restoring the service" webinar

Why the Central Library closed and restoring the service to Te Ngākau Civic Precinct 
 The Central Library building itself isn’t safe to use. Hear about what closed the building and what is involved in making the building safe again for everyone to use.  

12pm – 1pm, Wednesday 2 September

Speakers: 

Tony Holden, Associate, Senior Structural Engineer Aurecon with Peter Brennan, Manager Property, Wellington City Council

Sign up here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6520247298401358608

28 August 2020

Speaker Event - Who loves our libraries? webinar: 6pm – 7pm, Friday 28 August

Hear from speakers from different community or sector areas, on how the Central Library supported people and communities, and the potential opportunities for creating stronger spaces, connections and meaning for everyone.

6pm – 7pm, Friday 28 August  

Speakers: 

Mayor Andy Foster

Claire Mabey, Verb Wellington
Claire is Director of Verb Wellington, an organisation that creates events and festivals to bring writers and readers together for conversation and celebration

Ella Flavell, Chair Youth Council
Ella is the Chair of the Wellington City Youth Council, an advisory group to the Wellington City Council, focussed on making Wellington the best it can be for young people.

Sandra McCallum, General Manager Changemakers
Sandra is the Interim General Manager of ChangeMakers Resettlement Forum, rights based non government organisation.

Sandra was Principal at Mt Cook School in Wellington for 15 years and has a 30 year background in education.

Sign up at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8802363946198864656

31 August 2020

Speaker Event - Spaces for everyone webinar: 6pm - 7pm Monday 31 August

 Join in the discussions with library, literature and research experts reimagining how the Central Library building, collections and spaces could reflect the past and create new spaces for everyone.  

6pm – 7pm, Monday 31 August.  

Speakers: 

Anne Goulding, Professor of Information Services Management, Victoria University of Wellington
Anne's has a particular interest in how library and information services demonstrate the impact of their programmes and services. She has undertaken research into storytime programmes in public libraries and how they contribute to community-based print and digital literacy.  

Chris Hay, Manager Tūranga Library & Chair-elect Public Libraries New Zealand 

Juliet Blyth, Chief Executive Read NZ
Juliet leads New Zealand's only national agency dedicated to reading for pleasure, urging more people to read more. Reading is a proven poverty buster, the OECD considers reading to be the most important indicator of the future success of a child, more important even than socio-economic status.  

Sign up here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6748343184596616462

28 August → 29 August 2020

Join us at Waitohi between 10am - 2pm

Keen to learn more about the Central Library and Draft Spatial Plan consultations?

Join us, and the Planning for Growth team in Waitohi between 10am – 2pm, Friday 28 and Saturday 29 August. 

You’ll find us in the courtyard by Waitohi carpark, 34 Moorefield Road!

Check the rest of the Key Dates below to see what other events you can join.  

31 August 2020

Join us at Cummings Park Library from 4pm - 7pm

Keen to learn more about the Central Library and Draft Spatial Plan consultations? 

Come along to ask any questions and learn more about the options for the future of the Central Library.

You'll find us, and the Planning for Growth team in the Cummings Park Library, 1a Ottawa Road between 4 - 7pm, Monday 10 August.

Check the rest of the Key Dates below to see what other events you can join.   

01 September → 02 September 2020

Join us in Te Awe Library in the CBD between 10am - 2pm

Keen to learn more about the Central Library consultation? 

Join us at Te Awe Library (entrance at 28 Panama Streets)  in the CBD between 10am – 2pm, Tuesday 1 and Wednesday 2 September. 

Check the rest of the Key Dates below to see what other events you can join.  

21 August → 22 August 2020

Join us in Berhampore between 10am - 2pm

Keen to learn more about the Central Library and Draft Spatial Plan consultations?

Join us, and the Planning for Growth team in Berhampore between 10am – 2pm, Friday 21 and Saturday 22 August. 

You’ll find us at Centennial Community Centre, 483 Adelaide Road, Berhampore!

Check the rest of the Key Dates below to see what other events you can join.  

25 August → 26 August 2020

Join us at Miramar between 10am - 2pm

Keen to learn more about the Central Library and Draft Spatial Plan consultations? 

Join us, and the Planning for Growth team in Miramar between 10am – 2pm, Tuesday 25 and Wednesday 26 August. 

You’ll find us outside the Roxy Cinema, 5 Park Road, Miramar!

Check the rest of the Key Dates below to see what other events you can join.  

12 August 2020

Event cancelled: Join us in Karori from 10am- 2pm

Due to the government's announcement that Wellington will moving to Alert level 2 under the nationwide Covid-19 response, we will be postponing some of our community events over the coming week. This is because under Alert level 2 we need to limit the number of people who can visit our library branches at any one time.

Please check our website to stay up-to-date with any further changes. We will also let you know if we can set up new times to be in your suburb.

As at 9am, Wednesday 12 August the following events have been deferred:

  • 10am- 2pm, Wednesday 12 August. at The Hub, Kelburn Campus, Victoria University, Kelburn
  • 10am- 2pm, Wednesday 12 August, outisde the Kilbirnie Library
  • 5.30pm – 7.00pm, Wednesday 12 August, Te Awe Library, 29 Brandon Street
  • 12pm – 1:30pm, Thursday 13 August, Te Awe Library, 29 Brandon Street

Thank you for your understanding.


Keen to learn more about the Central Library and Draft Spatial Plan consultations?

Join us, and the Planning for Growth team outside Karori Library between 10am-2pm, Tuesday 11 and Wednesday 12 August. 

You’ll find us in the Library at 247 Kaori Road next Tuesday!

Check the rest of the Key Dates below to see what other events you can join.  

12 August 2020

Event cancelled: Victoria University from 10am - 12pm

Due to the government's announcement that Wellington will moving to Alert level 2 under the nationwide Covid-19 response, we will be postponing some of our community events over the coming week. This is because under Alert level 2 we need to limit the number of people who can visit our library branches at any one time.

Please check our website to stay up-to-date with any further changes. We will also let you know if we can set up new times to be in your suburb.

As at 9am, Wednesday 12 August the following events have been deferred:

  • 10am- 2pm, Wednesday 12 August. at The Hub, Kelburn Campus, Victoria University, Kelburn
  • 10am- 2pm, Wednesday 12 August, outisde the Kilbirnie Library
  • 5.30pm – 7.00pm, Wednesday 12 August, Te Awe Library, 29 Brandon Street
  • 12pm – 1:30pm, Thursday 13 August, Te Awe Library, 29 Brandon Street

Thank you for your understanding.


Keen to learn more about the Central Library and Draft Spatial Plan consultations?

Join us, and the Planning for Growth team between 10am-2pm, Wednesday 12 August.

See you at The Hub, Kelburn Campus, Victoria University.

Check the rest of the Key Dates below to see what other events you can join.  

12 August 2020

Event cancelled: Join us at Te Awe from 5.30pm - 7.00pm

Due to the government's announcement that Wellington will moving to Alert level 2 under the nationwide Covid-19 response, we will be postponing some of our community events over the coming week. This is because under Alert level 2 we need to limit the number of people who can visit our library branches at any one time.

Please check our website to stay up-to-date with any further changes. We will also let you know if we can set up new times to be in your suburb.

As at 9am, Wednesday 12 August the following events have been deferred:

  • 10am- 2pm, Wednesday 12 August. at The Hub, Kelburn Campus, Victoria University, Kelburn
  • 5.30pm – 7.00pm, Wednesday 12 August, Te Awe Library, 29 Brandon Street
  • 12pm – 1:30pm, Thursday 13 August, Te Awe Library, 29 Brandon Street

Thank you for your understanding.


Keen to learn more about the Central Library consultation? Join us at our Te Awe Library between 5.30pm – 7.00pm, Wednsday 12 August. 

You’ll find us at Te Awe Library, 29 Brandon Street or 28 Panama Street in the CBD!

Check the rest of the Key Dates below to see what other events you can join.

13 August 2020

Event cancelled: Join us at Te Awe Library between 12pm 1:30pm

Due to the government's announcement that Wellington will moving to Alert level 2 under the nationwide Covid-19 response, we will be postponing some of our community events over the coming week. This is because under Alert level 2 we need to limit the number of people who can visit our library branches at any one time.

Please check our website to stay up-to-date with any further changes. We will also let you know if we can set up new times to be in your suburb.

As at 9am, Wednesday 12 August the following events have been deferred:

  • 10am- 2pm, Wednesday 12 August. at The Hub, Kelburn Campus, Victoria University, Kelburn
  • 5.30pm – 7.00pm, Wednesday 12 August, Te Awe Library, 29 Brandon Street
  • 12pm – 1:30pm, Thursday 13 August, Te Awe Library, 29 Brandon Street

Thank you for your understanding.

Keen to learn more about the Central Library consultation? Join us at our Te Awe Library between 12pm – 1:30pm, Thursday 13 August. 

You’ll find us at Te Awe Library, 29 Brandon Street or 28 Panama Street in the CBD!

Check the rest of the Key Dates below to see what other events you can join.  

13 August 2020

Event cancelled: Join us in Kilbirnie from 5:30pm - 7pm

Due to the government's announcement that Wellington will moving to Alert level 2 under the nationwide Covid-19 response, we will be postponing some of our community events over the coming week. This is because under Alert level 2 we need to limit the number of people who can visit our library branches at any one time.

Please check our website to stay up-to-date with any further changes. We will also let you know if we can set up new times to be in your suburb.

As at 9am, Wednesday 12 August the following events have been deferred:

  • 10am- 2pm, Wednesday 12 August. at The Hub, Kelburn Campus, Victoria University, Kelburn
  • 5.30pm – 7.00pm, Wednesday 12 August, Te Awe Library, 29 Brandon Street
  • 12pm – 1:30pm, Thursday 13 August, Te Awe Library, 29 Brandon Street

Thank you for your understanding.


Keen to learn more about the Central Library consultation?

Join us at in Kilbirnie between 5:30pm – 7pm, Thursday 13 August. 

You’ll find us in the Ruth Gotlieb Library, 101 Kilbirnie Street.

Check the rest of the Key Dates below to see what other events you can join.  

27 August 2020

Event cancelled: Join us at He Matapihi Library

Due to Alert Level 2 we need to limit the number of people in our branches, so this event has been cancelled. We are visiting more areas in the CBD and suburbs so check our other Key Dates. 

Keen to learn more about the Central Library consultation?

Join us at He Matapihi Library between 12pm - 2pm, Thursday 27 August. 

You’ll find us at He Matapihi Library in the National Library, 70 Molesworth Street!

Check the rest of the Key Dates below to see what other events you can join.