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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 - Fax: 838 6856
    Location: Whatawhata Road Shops, 22 Dinsdale Road

    Dinsdale Library Team Leader: Suzy Purutanga


    All libraries will be closed on Queen's Birthday Monday 1 June 2015.
    The after hours return bins at Dinsdale, Glenview, HIllcrest and St Andrews libraries will be closed from Saturday to Tuesday. Chartwell's after hours return bin will be closed Sunday to Tuesday. The after hours returns bin will be open at Central Library in Garden Place only.

    9am-12.30 pm

    Bus services to Dinsdale

    Bremworth / Temple View

    Services Include

    • Storytime - Wednesday 10:30am-11:15am (weekly during school term) Preschoolers can enjoy story time, singing and finger rhymes (parent participation is required).
    • Wriggle & Rhyme - Thursday 10.30-11.00am (weekly during school term). Wriggle & Rhyme is aimed at babies and children under two years.
    • Internet - free access to broadband internet services, and free wifi service, through the Aotearoa People's Network Kaharoa. 6 PCs available.
    • Computer mentors available. Ask staff for times.
    • Photocopier
    • Self-check issues
    • Community notice board
    • After hours returns

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