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Book Out Home Delivery Service

Information about our free home delivery service for those who are physically unable to visit the library.
Updated: 15/10/2019 5:03 p.m.

Book Out home delivery service.

We will deliver library books to you

Whangarei District Libraries provides a free limited service for library members who are physically unable (for medical reasons) to come into the library.

Our librarians will deliver books to homes for people to select. The books are later collected and returned to the library.


You may be use this service if you have

  • A physical inability to leave your home
  • A condition which prevents library visits
  • Extreme physical difficulty in carrying books home.

You may not be able to use this service if you

  • Can physically reach Whangarei Central, Kamo, Onerahi or Tikipunga Libraries, a Mobile Library stop or any of the 8 Community Libraries in the Whangarei District
  • Have family or friends who are willing to obtain books etc. from the Libraries on your behalf
  • Have your own transport.

Conditions of the Service

  • Proof of an existing medical condition may be required
    (e.g. a doctor’s certificate)
  • In the case of a temporary illness/incapacity, the Book Out home delivery service may be available but only for the duration of the illness/incapacity if you fit the eligibility guidelines above
  • Spaces are limited.

For enquiries

Contact the Home Delivery Librarian

Phone: 09 430 4206





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