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Our Libraries at Orange - 14 April 2022 Update

The libraries are currently operating under Orange COVID protection level

• Face coverings are mandatory if you are over 12 years of age

• Please maintain at least 1 metre distance between your group and others

• Please do not visit if you are unwell


Vaccine Passes

Council opted to remove the requirement for My Vaccine Pass from 14 March 2022. 


Opening hours

Monday to Friday 9.30am-5.15pm and Saturday 9.00am-1.30pm

During ‘Orange’ we may need to adjust these hours from time to time.  We encourage you to check our website regularly, follow Matamata-Piako Libraries on Facebook, and to use the Antenno app for the latest updates.


Library Programmes 

At the Orange setting our library programmes are running, with safety measures in place -   mask wearing for 12 years and over, and 1 metre physical distancing.   Please RSVP to your library.  Programmes have an online version available for those unable to make it into our libraries.  For details and times check our events calendar.


Contactless book services

Any of our customers are eligible to enjoy the benefits of our contactless pick-up service, Library Takeaways.  

Anyone who is housebound or vulnerable can also contact us to sign up for our Books to You: Pukapuka ki a koe service, where the books can be picked up by someone you know, or we can arrange delivery.

For any further enquiries you can either email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone 07 889 8388.