Kelburn Library accessibility

Kelburn Library access for students and staff.

Lifts and accessibility

There is one lift operating between floors one and nine at the north end of the building (Tim Beaglehole Courtyard end).  Permanent lift service at the north end of the building should be completed by the end of January 2019 and we are aiming for the south lifts to be full service by the end of December 2019.

If you need help getting a library resource please see staff at Victoria Info Ihonui

  • Weekends until 3.00pm and between 6.00pm-8.00pm on weekdays, Victoria Info Ihonui on Level 2 (access via Hub lift).
  • Phone: 0800 LIB CALL (0800 542 2255).

Kelburn Access Suite

The Access Suite is on Level 1 of the library. It is a quiet place to rest and study for students with temporary or ongoing disabilities and provides computers and a range of adaptive technology and equipment. Access is granted by registering with Disability Services, contact: 04 463 6070.

After-hours exit from Level 1

The Level 1 doors are closed from 6pm weekdays and on weekends and public holidays. If you are unable to leave the Library via level 2, please phone 0800 LIB CALL (0800 5422255) between 6pm and 8pm, or call Security on the red phone near the door at any other time.

Computers and printers

Are available on level 1.

Information on printing is available here.

Subject librarians

Subject Librarian contact details are available.

Interloan requests

Can be made online:

Assistance with making requests is available at Victoria Info Ihonui.

AV viewing facilities

Room RB110 is available for booking to view AV resources (DVD, Bluray, VHS). Please ask at Victoria Info Ihonui level 2 for the room to be unlocked.

AV collections

AV collections are available in the Glass Room on level 2.