Libraries are back to regular hours and activities from Tuesday 22 September. Read more.

Alert Level 1

We are pleased to say that all branches of Nelson Public Libraries will return their regular opening hours on Tuesday 22 September.

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Elma Turner Library

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday: 9:30am  6pm
  • Wednesday: 10:00am  6pm
  • Saturday: 10:00am 4:00pm
  • Sunday: 1:00pm 4:00pm

Stoke Library

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday: 9:30am  5.30pm
  • Wednesday: 10:00am  5.30pm
  • Saturday: 10:00am  1:00pm
  • Sunday: Closed

Nightingale Library Memorial

  • Monday, Wednesday & Friday: 1:00pm  4:30pm
  • Tuesday, Thursday & Sunday: 10:00am  2:00pm
  • Saturday: Closed

Library events and activities, including Story Times, Small Times, School Holiday activities, Book Chats and Computer Classes, will be resuming soon. Please check our website and Facebook page for updates.

Thank-you to everyone for your patience and for keeping our community safe by following the Alert Level 2 guidelines these past few weeks. We hope to see you at the library again soon.