Passionate about plants and books? Visit our library to find out about plants and gardening, research specialist topics and learn about the plants growing at the Gardens.

The library is in a separate building on the motorway side of the Visitor centre, Huakaiwaka. The collections include over 4000 books and journals and popular gardening magazines from New Zealand and overseas. The library is managed by the Auckland Botanic Gardens staff with support, financially and by volunteers from the Friends.

The Library is open Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 11.00am to 3.00pm or by prior arrangement. Contact the Visitor centre if you wish to use the Library out of opening hours.