library's collections focus is on technology, aircraft, tools, photography, trains and trams etc. Subjects such as these are often necessary when rounding out a family history. If you want to do some good browsing, phone the librarian in advance.
The library is at MOTAT in Mt Albert, Auckland. Parking can be found in Motions Rd which has just been upgraded or the big carpark in where their aircraft museum is in Meola Rd, trams run frequently. If you just want to visit the library, talk to the assistant on the entrance desk and you will get a badge and not have to pay. The library caters well for children.