Library / Pataka Pukapuka

Trying to find relevant information for your study and assignments can be like trying to find your way through a maze of seemingly dead ends! We help by providing:

  • resources that have been bought specifically to support BTI courses. These include books, print journals, and online resources that Google won’t find
  • staff who can help you find your way through the ‘maze’
  • small group workshops on topics you need help with
  • a range of ‘how to’ guides – help on topics such as search strategies, using the library catalogue, using journal databases, renewing books etc
  • a postal service for out-of-town distance students.

Opening hours

Monday – Friday (with staff available) 
8.00am – 5.30pm 
Monday – Sunday (with proximity card access) 
7.00am – 10.00pm

During study breaks the library is open on weekdays 9.00am – 4.00pm. The library is closed from mid-December until end of January, and all public holidays. 

Keep your email up-to-date

Our usual method of communication to you is by email; therefore it is vital that if you change your email address you let Reception or the Library know.

Access online 24-7

You can access the library website from BTIonline “Welcome” box or by clicking on this direct link: http://bethlehem.ac.nz.libguides.com 

Inside the Library

Please turn mobile phones off while inside and keep noise to a minimum so that others are not disrupted. No food or drink in the Library please.

Borrowing from the Library
Most items can be borrowed, except reference material and journals. We can post items to students who are not able to visit the library in person.
Library fees and charges
The BTI Library charges some fines for overdue and lost books – please return your books on time so that others may use them also.
Did you know BTI has a dedicated Library
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