Author Noel Crawford will present his research into the foresight and management of the Scottish-owned New Zealand and Australian Land Company which bought very large areas of farmland in the South
A FILM ABOUT HOPE AND HARDSHIP, FAMILIES AND FRIENDS, MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS AND STAYING WELL.
Wriggle & Rhyme is an active movement programme for 0-2 year olds and caregivers.
It runs Fridays during term times from 10:30-11:00am at The Oamaru Opera House.
"A wonderful selection of inspiring art!"
- Carol, UK (Forrester visitor book)
An exhibition of Life Drawing in the Community Gallery.
This year Aotearoa New Zealand is celebrating 125 years since women successfully fought to be allowed to vote in parliamentary elections.
Interested to know more about your family? Join others and learn from the experts.
Learn how to record family information.
Need help researching your ancestors?
Filming the Colonial Past, an engaging new book from Annabel Cooper, tells a story of filmmakers’ fascination with these conflicts over the past 90 years.
"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)
The Perry family have had a long and remarkable association with North Otago.
Love to do jigsaw puzzles and want to meet others?
Come to the Community Space at the Oamaru Library, keep warm this winter and indulge your passion in puzzling.
Do you love reading and finding new books to dig into?
Come along to the BookChat group at Palmerston Library! We meet the third Wednesday of the month at 2pm.
The Burns Memorial Art Exhibition is always a wonderful showcase of children’s art that reflects our community and environment.
Decadia are Victoria van der Spek and Helen Beckingsale (violins), Mary Haig (viola) and Helen McCulloch (cello).
"Excellent assistance, I found exactly what I wanted. Many thanks."
-Stephen (Archive visitor book)
A multi-faceted exhibition about place and the heritage buildings of Oamaru. View artworks and architectural drawings from our collection.
Coastal hazards and climate change in New Zealand.
Mad about Lego? Join the Lego Club at Oamaru Library!
Ages 7 and up. Limited places available.
"Extremely well put together exhibit and beautiful building"
- Elaine, NZ (Forrester visitor book)