Christmas holiday hours 2019/2020

The Christmas holiday season and the end of the academic year are upon us. As a part of the holiday break over December and January our hours of operation will be changing.

For the period Monday 16th December 2019 -Sunday 26th January 2020 the Library will observe the following hours:



Our normal hours of operation will resume on Monday 3rd February 2020. Please note we will be closed on Thursday the 6th February for Waitangi Day.

From all of us at the Library we wish you a safe and happy Summer break.


Happy Holidays

The end of 2017 is not far away so we would like to wish you all the best for the holiday season. Enjoy spending time with your friends and family, and find some time to relax and read a good book. All Ara campuses (and this includes all libraries) will be closed on friday 22nd December at 1pm. We will reopen on monday January 8th at 8am.


Happy holiday

Christmas tree

Ara Libraries are closed for the holiday period from 1pm today (Thursday) until 8am Wednesday 4th January. All campuses will also be closed for this period: see our website for more details.

Remember, our electronic resources are still available – check out the subject guides to find some relevant to your topic.

If you’re at a loose end, check out the Campus life blog for some holiday break ideas.

We hope you have a safe and happy holiday, and we look forward to seeing you all in the New Year.

Happy Holidays – Ngā mihi o te tau ki ā koutou katoa


The Library will be closed along with all of CPIT from Wednesday afternoon 23rd December and will reopen Tuesday morning the 5th January 2016.

We would like to take this opportunity to wish everyone an enjoyable, happy and safe holiday, and we look forward to seeing you in 2016 as CPIT Aoraki.