Kelburn Library accessibility

Accessibility at Kelburn Library for students and staff.

Lifts and accessibility

There are two sets of lifts operating between Levels 1 and 9, at the north (Tim Beaglehole courtyard end) and south ends of the building.

If you need help getting a library resource please see staff at the Service Point on Level 2:

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 Te Amaru—Disability Services, who can be contacted by email or phone on +64 04 463 6070.

The Kelburn Library is accessible from the main entrance north end Level 2 from 8 pm weekdays and 3 pm weekends.  The Level 1 and south end Level 2 entry will be closed at those times.  Level 1 entry to the Kelburn Access Suite is still possible by using your ID swipe card at the stairwell doors  located between Louis' Kiosk and the Level 1 library entrance.

After-hours exit

The Level 1 and Level 2 south-end doors are closed from 8 pm weekdays and on weekends and public holidays from 3pm. Please use the main entrance and exit for Kelburn library on Level 2 north-end of the Rankine Brown building. If you are unable to leave the Library via Level 2, please phone 0800 542 2255 (0800 LIB CALL) between 6 pm and 8 pm, or call security on the red phone near the door at any other time.