Hamilton City Libraries has six libraries located in Garden Place, St Andrews, Glenview, Chartwell, Hillcrest and Dinsdale. 

Hamilton City Libraries is your place to relax, enjoy, think, and send your mind somewhere. There is something for everyone with more than 400,000 items on offer, including a great range of books, DVDs, CDs, archives, magazines, newspapers and databases.

As well as enjoying our collections, you can join in one of our holiday programmes, bring the young ones to a playgroup session, listen to guest authors, surf the web for free, or bring along your laptop and use our free wifi.

For more information visit the Hamilton Libraries website.


There is no charge to join Hamilton City Libraries if you live in Hamilton City or Waikato District or if you pay rates to Hamilton City, no matter where you may live. If you are a tertiary student living in Hamilton City or Waikato District or a student boarding at schools in these areas it is also free for you to join.

Visitors staying in Hamilton City can enrol as members for the period of their visit without charge for a period of up to 2 months.

If you live outside these areas you are welcome to become a member, upon paying an annual subscription fee.

Library Locations and Hours

Garden Place Library
9 Garden Place
PO Box 933
New Zealand 3240
Tel: (07) 838-6826
Fax: (07) 838-6858
Mon - Fri 9.30am - 8.00pm
Sat 9.00am - 4.00pm
Sun 12.00pm - 3.30pm
Chartwell Library
Lynden Court
New Zealand 3210
Tel: (07) 838-6844
Fax: (07) 838-6846
Mon - Wed, Fri 10.00am - 5.30pm
Thu 10.00am - 8.30pm
Sat 9.00am - 4.00pm
Sun 10.00am - 1.30pm
Dinsdale Library
Whatawhata Road
New Zealand 3204
Tel: (07) 838-6855
Fax: (07) 838-6856
Mon – Fri 9.30am – 5.30pm
Sat 9.00am – 12.30pm
Glenview Library
MacDonald Road
New Zealand 3206
Tel: (07) 838-6821
Fax: (07) 838-6408
Mon – Fri 9.30am – 5.30pm
Sat 9.00am – 12.30pm
Hillcrest Library
Masters Avenue
New Zealand 3216
Tel: (07) 838-6849
Fax: (07) 838-6848
Mon – Fri 9.30am – 5.30pm
Sat 9.00am – 12.30pm
St Andrews Library
Braid Road
New Zealand 3200
Tel: (07) 838-6847
Fax: (07) 838-6832
Mon – Fri 9.30am – 5.30pm
Sat 9.00am – 12.30pm
Page reviewed: 22 Jan 2014 12:15pm