Friends of the Library Book Sale

Love books?

The Friends of the Library will be selling ex library materials outside the Oamaru Library Friday 29th November and 6th, 13th & 20th December at 11am-2pm

Oamaru Library
29 November 2019 - 11:00am to 20 December 2019 - 2:00pm
Embroidery sample

On Tuesday the 10th of December, from 10 - 12.30pm, the Embroiders' Guild will be visiting the Oamaru Public Library.

Oamaru Public Library
10 December 2019 - 10:00am to 12:30pm

"Extremely well put together exhibit and beautiful building"
- Elaine, NZ (Forrester visitor book)

"Excellent assistance, I found exactly what I wanted. Many thanks."
-Stephen (Archive visitor book)

Ostrich Feather fan with hummingbird, North Otago Museum 79/924

Work is underway at North Otago Museum on refitting the permanent exhibition area. The Museum has over 30,000 items in its care. Each item has its own story.

Graphic concepts for the Our Land theme in the new museum displays

You might have noticed all the building work happening around the Museum. Most of this work is readying the main display space for our new displays.

North Otago Museum
1 August 2019 to 1 March 2020

"There are many moments in the day when I wish time could stand still and I could take the girls out of school and just hang out, with daily visits to the library"
Jan (email comment)

Image: artwork by pupils from Weston School 2018 (age group years 6 and 7)

The Burns Memorial Art Exhibition is always a wonderful showcase of children’s art that reflects our community and environment.

31 August 2019 to 31 December 2019

"A wonderful selection of inspiring art!"
- Carol, UK (Forrester visitor book)


Our enthusiastic Book Chat group meets on the third Tuesday of the month, 2:15pm at Oamaru Library.

Come along to discuss your latest reads and get a sneak peek at our brand new books!

Toddler Time

Stories and music for preschoolers and parents/caregivers. Come along to our fun, free sessions at Oamaru Library, every Thursday from 10:45-11:15am.

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