Covid-19 Update


Porirua City is at the orange setting of the traffic lights protection framework. This means some changes to the way we work and live, as protections are in place to help minimise the spread of Covid-19 in the community. Find out more

For up to date information about alert levels, community cases, and getting tested visit and

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No matter where you’re based in Porirua there is a library near you that offers a full range of books, and other materials.

Visit Porirua Library to find your next book, borrow the latest magazines, take part in storytime, or explore our history.

#DiscoverPorirua - art, events, great coffee and kai, beaches, walks and bike rides. Let us take you on a tour of our city.  Mā te wā.

Porirua Central Library

The City Centre Library is situated on Parumoana Street, in the same complex as Pātaka Art + Museum, is centrally located in the heart of Porirua.  

Cannons Creek Library

Cannon's Creek Library is a small community library located at 18 Warspite Ave, just across the road from Cannons Creek School.

Pukerua Bay Library

Pukerua Bay Library is a small and friendly library located in 6A Wairaka Road (down a driveway and next to a playground). 

Titahi Bay Library

After more than a year of closure Titahi Bay Library opened on 9 December 2019 in a new location (18a Whitehouse Road).

Whitby Library

Whitby Library is located to the left of the Whitby Shopping Centre and is directly opposite Adventure Park, is a modern community library.

City Centre Library entrance

Entrance to the City Centre Library

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