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School Library Advisory Services

School Library Advisory Services offer support and guidance on creating welcoming, culturally inclusive school library environments and services. This includes all aspects of school library development and management.

Call our 0800 LIB LINE for library support (0800 542 5463) Monday to Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm and guidance from experienced specialist advisors or email

Resource inquiries

For inquiries about requests for resources please phone (freephone numbers listed below) or email your nearest centre:


Location and opening hours National Library centres

Please note our Palmerston North centre has now closed. Schools in the central and lower North Island will receive lending services from our Auckland centre from January 2016.

Please contact 0800 356 000 for general information.

Auckland Centre

General inquiries
Phone (09) 365 8800
Fax (09) 365 8823

Freephone for Curriculum Information requests:
0800 356 000

Freefax for Curriculum
Information requests:
0800 356 001

Postal address:
Private Bag 99936
Auckland 1149
Visitor address
8 Stanley Street

Opening hours:
Monday to Friday: 08.00am - 6.00pm

Christchurch Centre

General inquiries
Phone (03) 366 1075

Freephone for Curriculum Information requests:
0800 928 000

Freefax for Curriculum
Information requests:
0800 66 11 08

Postal address:
PO Box 1380
Christchurch 8140

Visitor address:
Unit 7/ 150 Cavendish Business Park
Cavendish Road
Christchurch 8051

Opening hours
Monday to Friday: 8.30am – 5.00pm

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