Accessibility

Making our services accessible

At Dunedin Public Libraries you can:

  • Book a Librarian – go to the book a librarian page to book one on one assistance with a librarian.
  • Borrow large print books
  • Take out talking books - books on CD’s and Playaways (preloaded audio players)
  • Borrow captioned DVD’s
  • Access our Digital Library – as well as a range of eBooks, eAudio, and eMagazines, we also offer a range of digital resources available in library and at home.

Other services you might be interested in:

  • Print access membership – designed for customers who need more than 28 days to read a book. More information about this membership can be found on our Home Service page.
  • Books on Prescription – books, eBooks and sound recordings recommended by health professionals

Ask about these resources and services in your local branch. Please let us know if there are more ways which we can make your library visit user friendly.

Access and accessibility resources at Dunedin Public Libraries branches:

Each library within our network has different features. Details of what is available at our various locations is listed below by library.

City Library

  • Free parking is available in the City Library basement carpark after 6pm Monday to Saturday and all day on Sunday. Charges apply at other times.
  • Level access to the building
  • Free parking for mobility badge holders
  • Drop off zone
  • Close to bus stops
  • Lift access to all floors
  • After hours return slot
  • Book trolleys to carry your items while you browse
  • Wheelchair available for use within library
  • Wheelchair accessible toilet
  • Magnifying unit for visual impairment
  • Access to a parents' room
  • Baby changing table facilities
  • Meeting rooms (hire fee may apply)

South Dunedin Library  

  • Free parking
  • Level access to the building
  • Free parking for mobility badge holders
  • Drop off zone
  • Close to bus stops
  • After hours return slot
  • Book trolleys to carry your items while you browse
  • Wheelchair available for use within library
  • Wheelchair accessible toilet
  • Meeting rooms (hire fee may apply)

Mosgiel Library

  • Free parking
  • Level access to the building
  • Free parking for mobility badge holders
  • Drop off zone
  • Close to bus stops
  • After hours return slot
  • Book trolleys to carry your items while you browse
  • Wheelchair available for use within library
  • Wheelchair accessible toilet
  • Magnifying unit for visual impairment
  • Baby changing table facilities
  • Grassed area for support animals
  • Meeting rooms (hire fee may apply)

Port Chalmers Library

  • Free parking
  • Ramp access to the building
  • Free parking for mobility badge holders
  • Drop off zone
  • Close to bus stops
  • After hours return slot
  • Book trolleys to carry your items while you browse
  • Wheelchair accessible toilet
  • Magnifying unit for visual impairment
  • Baby changing table facilities
  • Meeting rooms (hire fee may apply)

Waikouaiti Library

  • Free parking
  • Ramp access to the building
  • Free parking for mobility badge holders
  • Drop off zone
  • Close to bus stops
  • After hours return slot
  • Book trolleys to carry your items while you browse
  • Wheelchair accessible toilet
  • Baby changing table facilities

Blueskin Bay Library

  • Free parking
  • Level access to the building
  • Free parking for mobility badge holders
  • Drop off zone
  • After hours return slot
  • Book trolleys to carry your items while you browse
  • Wheelchair accessible toilet
  • Baby changing table facilities
  • Grassed area for support animals
  • Meeting rooms (hire fee may apply)

Unable to visit the library? You can access our libraries through a range of services:

You can contact us by:

Phone: +64 3 474 3690

Email: library@dcc.govt.nz

Deaf and hard of hearing customers can contact us using the New Zealand Relay Service and the NZ Video Interpreting Service


We welcome comments and feedback from customers regarding our services and website, please tell us what you think using our feedback form or by phone or email listed above.