With a huge assortment of books and magazines the Petone Club prides itself with one of New Zealand’s best and largest private book collections.

The Petone Club has along standing tradition in providing a great library service to its members and guests. The clubs full name, “The Petone Working Men’s Club and Literary Institute” reflects this long standing history.

Books can be taken out during opening hours and returns can be left at any time. If you have any special interests feel free to discuss them with our librarian.

Opening Hours

Tuesday & Thursday
2:30pm – 6:30pm

10:30pm – 1:00pm

Club Dress Code

Appearance must be clean, neat and tidy at all times. Obscene or offensive clothing will not be tolerated.

The following clothing may not be worn in the club at any time

  • Bare feet
  • Headwear or baseball caps in dining areas
  • Dirty work boots or gumboots
  • Men’s Singlets
  • Bike shorts or swimwear
  • Gang insignia

Management decisions will be final on all matters relating to dress and behaviour