There are four library centres in the Tararua District located at Dannevirke, Woodville, Pahiatua and Eketahuna.  There are also community loans at the Pongaroa and Norsewood community halls.

Services at the libraries for the community include:

  • Free internet and wifi in all branches
  • Local history / genealogy resources
  • Council Services including payments and service requests at Woodville & Eketahuna

Visit the Tararua District Library website to find out about Library membership, services and events.

 You can phone any of our libraries to renew your books over the phone or email

Dannevirke Library
Location: 1 Station Street
Phone: 06 374 4255

Monday to Friday: 9:00am - 5:30pm
Saturday: 10:00am - 1:00pm

Woodville Library
Location: 45 Vogel Street
Phone: 06 376 0218

Monday to Friday: 9:00am - 1:00pm ; 1:30pm - 5:00pm
The library will close from 12.30pm to 1.20pm daily.

Pahiatua Library
Location: 167 Main Street
Phone: 06 376 0121

Monday to Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday: 10am to noon.

Eketahuna Library
Location: 31 Main Street
Phone: 06 376 0219

Monday to Friday: 10:30am - 12:30pm, 1:00pm - 4:30pm

All sites are closed on Public Holidays

Social Media

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As a Library member you can access and download our growing selection of free digital electronic books and electronic audio.
The current Tararua District Fees and Charges.
You can contact our Libraries regarding historic research
Joining a Tararua Library is free to all local residents. Simply visit one of our libraries and ask one of our staff to join you up.
The library publishes a bi-monthly newsletter.
For more information on the collections.
A list of the Youth Programmes & Events