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COVID-19 Information

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12 September 2022 Update:

Kia ora koutou. Hi everyone,

From 13 September 2022 masks are not required when visiting any City Library location (Central, Ashhurst, Awapuni, Roslyn, Te Pātikitiki, Mobile Library, Youth Space, and Blueprint).

Read about Council developments and see the latest Central Government advice here.

Always available 24/7:

  • The City Library’s Digital Library is always open—and we are continuously working to enhance our digital offerings. Check out e-books, e-audiobooks, downloadable magazines, movies and online learning. 
  • Children’s Digital Library is a curated list of digital adventures, virtual storytimes, learn to draw with beloved Children's illustrators, experiments, and more.
  • Contribute your COVID-19 stories and explore your local history with Manawatū Heritage.
  • Don't have a Palmerston North City Library membership? We'd love for you to join. You can get instant access to our digital collection with a digital library membership through the Online Membership.

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