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About the Store@National Library


Explore a book, meet the team, talk shop, get expert advice, or simply take a look around: nothing compares to experiencing our world on site.


The Store@National Library supports the Library through the development and sales of products based on the Library’s collections, exhibitions and other things we think you'll love. The Store also supports local artists, authors, designers and crafts people.

The National Library Store features homeware, art, books, gifts and souvenirs. Many items are exclusive reproductions and adaptations from our rich collections.

In developing products we work closely with our curatorial staff to retain the integrity of the original work. Items are created in support of exhibitions and representative of our vast collections.


70 Molesworth Street, Wellington

We are located in Wellington City, just a stone's throw from the paliamentary precinct, the CBD, waterfront and most of the major bus and rail lines.

Ground floor, National Library of NZ.

70 Molesworth Street, Thorndon Wellington.

Monday to Saturday: 8.30am to 5pm

Shop Closed: Public holidays


About the National Library

Watch this short video for a brief glipse behind the scenes at the National Library of New Zealand.

We're here to help you access and use the collective knowledge of the nation.

It's our job to collect, connect, and co-create knowledge to power New Zealand.

  • Collect: New Zealand's documentary taonga in words, sounds and pictures are collected, protected and accessible

  • Connect: New Zealanders can easily access national and international resources through knowledge networks

  • Co-create: New Zealanders working together to turn knowledge into value