Welcome to Porirua Library

This website has a description of Porirua Library and its branches, our location and hours, news and events, and the services we provide.

Our main phone number is (04) 237 1533 or email circulations@pcc.govt.nz

Coding Workshops!

Free workshop desinged for beginners with little or no prior programming experiance. Learn the basics of CSS/HTML and create a website!

TUESDAY 14 APRIL 9am-3pm

For ages 12 - 14

Registration is essential as places are limited, for more information and to register see http://library.huttcity.govt.nz/cgi-bin/spydus.exe/MSGTRN/OPAC/Coding-Workshop 

SMART Catalogue

Access the collaborative SMART library catalogue HERE

New library items

Check out latest additions to library stock here.


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You need a valid library card with a PIN number to use this service. You can speak with the library staff to get a PIN added to your card.

To check if your e-reader is compatible with this service check here : http://www.overdrive.com/drc/, our e-book service is NOT compatible with the Kindle.

E-books and downloadable Audio Books now at Porirua Library. Click on the image link above, or go to our digital item service at http://www.epukapuka.org.


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Zinio is an electronic magazine service that allows library members to read digital copies of print magazines. Magazines are available for viewing online and offline via Zinio Reader apps for PC, Mac. iPhone, iPad, Android, Blackberry and Kindle Fire.

To get started, visit the Porirua Library Zinio Collection page and read our Quick Start Guide or the more comprehensive Zinio Library member user guide.

Our Libraries

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Porirua City operates one central library in the Porirua Central Business District, and four branch libraries at Cannons Creek, Pukerua Bay, Titahi Bay and Whitby. Visit the Hours & Locations page to see our opening hours, and to view Google location maps of our central and branch libraries.

The library holds an extensive and current collection of books and magazines as well as a range of other items.

Collections held in the Porirua Library include comprehensive Genealogy and Maori/Pacific Island collections as well as DVDs, CDs, best-sellers and large print books. Visit our Services or Collections pages for more information about the library collections and what we can do for you.

Porirua residents and ratepayers can join the library FREE.

Visit our Membership page for full details on how to join the library and borrow items.


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Hours and Location

Link to Library Hours page. Link to Library Location Maps page.


Catalogue and Login

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