The Opotiki district has a public library, owned and operated by the council, and located in the Opotiki CBD. There is also a community library based at the Raukokore School.
Services: The Opotiki District Library has a collection of approximately 35,000 books for loan covering adult, young adult and children's fiction and non-fiction and has access to other items through the National Library Interloan system. The Library also stocks magazines and major news papers. Fees: An annual administration fee of $2.00 applies to adults. Up to 12 items can be borrowed at any one time (limited to five for children) and a variety of lending fees are charged, depending on category. Overdue penalties and book replacement charges may apply.