Papanui Library / Te Kete Wānanga o Papanui

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Papanui Library closure July and August 2014

Papanui Library will be closed in stages over the next few weeks while a new air conditioning system is installed.

The library is fully closed from Thursday 17 July to Thursday 28 August 2014. There will be no toilet facilities, and no Babytime or Storytime sessions.

The facility’s Customer Service Desk and Board Room will remain open throughout, offering wider Christchurch City Council services and a meeting space.

Items from Papanui Library can be returned to any library in the Christchurch City Libraries network. Papanui's after hours return facility will be cleared each week day, Monday to Friday. The nearest large library is Fendalton Library on the corner of Clyde Road and Jeffreys Road. Reserved items will be made available at Fendalton Library unless otherwise requested.

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  • Monday - Friday: 9:00am - 6:00pm
  • Saturday: 10:00am - 4:00pm
  • Sunday: 10:00am - 4:00pm
  • Parking behind the library with disabled access
  • Bikestands at the front of library


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