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Dinsdale Library Te Tiwha O Pareiiriwhare services the Northwestern suburbs of Hamilton. Situated in the shopping complex closest to the roundabout (same side of the road as the Police station). Access is via Whatawhata and Dinsdale Roads.

Te Tiwha O Pareiiriwhare was the ancient name for the Dinsdale Hills, the ancient western boundary between the lands of Ngati Ngamurikaitaua and Ngati Koura – sub-tribes of Ngati Wairere. Pareiiriwhare was a land dwelling taniwha; it's spine made up the ridge lines of the hills that overlook the suburb of Dinsdale. 

  • Free car parking
  • Buses stop on Whatawhata and Dinsdale Roads
  • Convenient local library
  • Contact us

    Phone: 838 6855 - Email: dinsdale.library@hcc.govt.nz
    Location: Whatawhata Road

    Dinsdale Library Team Leader: Suzy Purutanga

    Hours

    Easter Closure: All libraries will be closed during Easter Friday 18 April - Monday 21 April. The after hours returns bin will be open at Garden Place Library only. The after hours returns bins at all community libraries will be closed fromThursday 17 April until Tuesday 22 April. Normal opening hours resume Tuesday 22 April.

    Anzac Day: All libraries will be closed Anzac Day Friday 25 April. The after hours returns bin will be open at Garden Place Library only. The after hours returns bins at all community libraries will be closed. Normal opening hours resume Saturday 26 April.

    Monday-Friday
    Saturday
    9.30am-5.30pm
    9am-12.30 pm

    Bus services to Dinsdale

    26
    23
    3
    0
    Bremworth / Temple View
    Raglan
    Dinsdale
    Orbiter

    Services Include

    • Playgroup - Wednesday 10:30am-11:15am (weekly during school term) Preschoolers can enjoy story time, singing and finger rhymes (parent participation is required).
    • Internet - free access to broadband internet services, and free wifi service, through the Aotearoa People's Network Kaharoa. 5 PCs available.
    • Computer mentors available Tuesday 9.30am-11.30am and Thursday 9.30am-11.30am.
    • Photocopier
    • Self-check issues
    • Community notice board
    • After hours returns

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