Our Auckland-based libraries and information commons are closed under Alert Level 4.

From Monday 6 September 2021, Sylvia Ashton-Warner Library – Tai Tokerau, located in Whangārei, will be open for normal hours.

Libraries and information commons 

Kate Edger Information Commons and IC Helpdesk

Monday to Friday 7am-midnight
Saturday and Sunday 8am-10pm

You will be asked to leave the study spaces 15 minutes before the building closes.

From Monday 16 August 2021 to the end of Semester Two 2021, KEIC Level 0 is open 24/7. Read more. 
Alert Level 4 update: The KEIC is closed from 10pm Tuesday 17 August 2021.

General Library

Monday to Thursday 8am-10pm
Friday 8am-8pm
Saturday and Sunday 9am-8pm

Davis Law Library

Monday to Thursday 8am-9pm
Friday 8am-5pm
Saturday and Sunday 10am-6pm

Philson Library and Information Commons

Monday to Thursday 8am-10pm
Friday 8am-8pm
Saturday 10am-6pm
Sunday 12noon-8pm

Sylvia Ashton-Warner Library and Information Commons Epsom

Monday to Thursday 8am-8pm
Friday 8am-6pm
Saturday and Sunday 10am-4pm

Sylvia Ashton-Warner Library Te Papa Ako o Tai Tokerau

Monday to Friday 8am-4.30pm
Saturday and Sunday closed

Student Commons Te Papa Ako o Tai Tonga

Monday to Friday 8am-8pm
Saturday and Sunday 12noon-6pm


Archive of Māori and Pacific Sound

Monday to Friday 9am-3pm
Visits by appointment only.

Special Collections

Monday to Friday 9am-5pm

Counter: 9am-12noon
Reading Room: 12noon-5pm

Exception: Tuesday 17 August 2021 Counter closed 9am-12noon, Reading Room open 12noon-5pm

Other services


Monday to Friday 9am-4pm
Saturday and Sunday closed

Career Development and Employability Services

Monday to Friday 8.30am-5pm
Saturday and Sunday closed

English Language Enrichment

Monday to Friday  8.30am-4.30pm
Saturday and Sunday closed

Public holiday opening hours

  • The Kate Edger Information Commons and Student Commons Te Papa Ako o Tai Tonga are open on all public holidays 9am-5pm, apart from Easter Friday to Easter Monday inclusive, when they are closed. 
  • The General Library, Philson Library, Davis Law Library and the Sylvia Ashton-Warner Library: Epsom are open on Easter Tuesday, Queen's Birthday and Labour Day 9am-5pm and closed all other public holidays. 
  • All other services are closed on public holidays.

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