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Nelson Public library service is one of the oldest  in New Zealand, and indeed the library which has provided the longest continuous service to the public in New Zealand.  Its origins date back to 1841.

There are three libraries:

  • Elma Turner Library
  • Nightingale Library Memorial
  • Stoke Library


27 Halifax Street

Postal Address:
Private Bag 41
Nelson Mail Centre


(03) 546 8100

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Open Hours

Monday - 9.30am to 6pm
Tuesday - 9.30am to 6pm
Wednesday - 10am to 6pm
Thursday - 9.30am to 6pm
Friday - 9.30am to 6pm
Saturday - 10am to 4pm
Sunday - 1pm to 4pm

Nelson Public Library Halifax Street

Nelson Public Library Halifax Street, City, Nelson, New Zealand

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