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Central City Library

46 Lorne St, 1010, New Zealand
+64 9-377 0209
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Great for a rainy day

It's been raining a lot in Auckland these past few days. One day, to get out of the rain for a... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2017
Rwc142014
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Souderton, Pennsylvania
A great spot to relax

There is a cafe, access to magazines and papers....if you are there long enough become a member... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2017
DJS1950
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Ottawa, Canada
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
11 Mar 2017
“Great for a rainy day”
22 Feb 2017
“Great Library”
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
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46 Lorne St, 1010, New Zealand
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+64 9-377 0209
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Reviewed 11 March 2017

It's been raining a lot in Auckland these past few days. One day, to get out of the rain for a while, we ended up wandering in to the library. It turned out well because they have computers (you can get a guest pass if...More

Thank Rwc142014
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

There is a cafe, access to magazines and papers....if you are there long enough become a member. Great spot on a hot day to spend a bit of time relaxing inside

Thank DJS1950
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Massive library with free wifi from the cafe. Multiple stories and open till 8pm most days. Lots of places to sit and plug in, or ya know, the old fashioned thing of reading a book.

Thank alexxshaffer
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

We had some time to kill and decided to take the kids to the library. They have a really great kids section with lots of books and some really cool seating. Plus a "tree" house of sorts.

Thank djustinfowler
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Auckland's Central City Library is a modern, spacious library with an impressive collection of books and reference material, good facilities, including a cafe, fast free WiFi, and an excellent ambience. Conveniently located in the heart of the city - you can combine your visit to...More

Thank VikramWKarve
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Lots of good space for reading. They have a coffee shop attached. Free wi-fi is a big attraction.....and lots of students/backpackers use it. Also, they have a good magazine collection on ground floor and a newspaper room at the top floor. Many items are in...More

Thank stoketun
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

A clean, modern, cheerful interior with a feeling of open space. Lots of desks to study at, some with mains power, lots of chairs around pillars and against walls encourage sitting. WiFi is reasonably fast and free upto 1gb per day.

Thank Hayden_Birmingham
Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

Went to the Citizens Advice Bureau (it's within the library), to have documents witnessed, While waiting had a look around. Good range of reference material. Unlike some libraries - the staff are very helpful!

Thank John5947
Reviewed 15 March 2016

We were visiting Auckland for a day from the Queen Mary 2 and looking for some High Speed Wifi to get over the slow and expensive connection on Cunard. We went to the Auckland Library - just a few blocks walk along Queen St from...More

Thank Bill E
Reviewed 7 November 2015

It is a really good library, a lot of collections, various themes, big library with three spacious floors space, very useful place for information and study, free wi-fi, free computers for Aucklanders (with Library Card) and also has a Cafe. The location is good next...More

Thank santo t
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