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Library hours

Opening hours for libraries at Unitec
Need to return library books?
At Mt Albert Campus there are two library return boxes: One return box is near Student Central outside Te Puna B180 doors - opposite the Copy Centre, the other return box is by Breaktime opposite B183.
At Waitākere Campus you can return Unitec library items 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)

* Te Puna is closing at 6 pm from 11 January to Sunday 26 February

Building Access Te Puna Student Hub (B180) Waitākere (B520- Level 3) **
Monday 7am to 9pm  * (to 6pm) 8am to 5pm
Tuesday 7am to 9pm * (to 6pm) 8am to 5pm
Wednesday 7am to 9pm * (to 6pm) 8am to 5pm
Thursday 7am to 9pm * (to 6pm) 8am to 5pm
Friday 7am to 6pm  8am to 5pm
Saturday 7am to 6pm   10am to 2pm (semester time only)
Sunday 7am to 6pm   CLOSED

Public holidays including

  • Monday 30 January (Auckland Anniversary)
  • Monday 6 February (Waitangi Day)
  • Friday 7 April (Good Friday)
  • Monday 10 April (Easter break)
  • Tuesday 11 April (Unitec closed)
  • Tuesday 25 April (ANZAC Day)
  • Monday 5 June (King's Birthday)
  • Friday 14 July (Matariki)
  • Monday 23 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