New work by Mary Horn and a retrospective of twenty years of painting.
Today, October 12 2017, is the centennial commemoration of the Battle of Passchendaele.
Wriggle & Rhyme is an active movement programme for 0-2 year olds and caregivers.
Behind the scenes at the museum I am still working on researching our collections.
"A wonderful selection of inspiring art!"
- Carol, UK (Forrester visitor book)
Philip Van Zijl, Waitaki District Libraries' Manager, talks about the Oamaru Public Library and why it had to change.
Find out about the invention of mug shots and the history of their use in New Zealand through our interactive exhibition.
"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)
We have moved some of our most exciting collection items from our permanent gallery space (now closed) to our temporary gallery.
"Excellent assistance, I found exactly what I wanted. Many thanks."
-Stephen (Archive visitor book)
Ever wondered what the staff at the Oamaru Library are reading? Check the list below to find out!
Mad about Lego? Join the Lego Club at Oamaru Library!
Ages 7 and up. Pick up a registration form and return to Oamaru Library by October 16. Limited places available.
"Extremely well put together exhibit and beautiful building"
- Elaine, NZ (Forrester visitor book)
In 2019 a new cultural facility will open its doors to the community and visitors to our district. To create the new facility, we plan to redevelop the current Forrester Gallery.
Author of 'Jingle Bells, Rudolph Smells', 'Nee Naw the Little Fire Engine' and 'Stink-o-saurus' presents a hilarious show for pre-school age to 10 year olds.
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.
"Gorgeous little museum" - Grace & Chris (Museum visitor book)