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Library hours

Opening hours for libraries at Unitec
Need to return library books/items?
Mt Albert Campus: Items can be returned at B180 (Te Puna) at the Ask Me Desk, through the return box at the entrance by Breaktime/Subway, or through the return box at the entrance by Student Central.
Waitākere campus: Items can be returned through the Waitākere Public Library returns slot as well as within the Unitec Library.

Building Access hours 

This table shows building hours for our locations (for staff availability, scroll down)

Summer Hours as below: 

  • Monday 27 November to noon Friday 15 December
  • Monday 7 January to Sunday 4 February
Building Access Te Puna Student Hub (B180) Waitākere (B520 - Level 3) **
Monday 7am to 6pm  8am to 5pm
Tuesday 7am to 6pm  8am to 5pm 
Wednesday 7am to 6pm  8am to 5pm
Thursday 7am to 6pm  8am to 5pm
Friday 7am to 6pm  8am to 5pm
Saturday 7am to 6pm  CLOSED
Sunday 7am to 6pm  CLOSED

Summer closure
     15 December 2023
     16 December 2023 to 7 January 2024

7am to noon

8am to noon

Public holidays in 2024 including

  • Monday 29 January (Auckland Anniversary)
  • Tuesday 6 February (Waitangi Day)
  • Friday 29 March (Good Friday)
  • Monday 1 April (Easter break)
  • Tuesday 2 April (Unitec closed)
  • Thursday 25 April (ANZAC Day)
  • Monday 3 June (King's Birthday)
  • Friday 28 June (Matariki)
  • Monday 28 October (Labour Day)

** Waitākere library is accessible via the sky-bridge through Unitec Building 510, Level 3 (swipe card entry via Student Central doors).

Library staff availability

Mt Albert - Weekdays

  • Library staff will be available via phone or email from 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday,
  • Library staff will also be available for in person enquiries at Mt Albert Campus Te Puna Library (Building 180) from Monday to Friday between 8am to 5pm (except Public holidays).

Mt Albert - Weekends

  • Library staff are available during semester time only on Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 3pm if the building is open.

Waitākere Campus Library

  • At Waitākere the Unitec Library staff will be available in person when level 3 of building 520 is open (see building hours above)

Freephone: 0800 10 75 10