Contemporary poetry by Kerry Hines illuminates nineteenth century photographs by William Williams.
Stimela “The Gumboot” Musical is a celebration of song and dance, an international phenomenon that has swept across the globe like a tidal wave of soaring voices and stomping feet.
"Gorgeous little museum" - Grace & Chris (Museum visitor book)
"A wonderful selection of inspiring art!"
- Carol, UK (Forrester visitor book)
Wriggle & Rhyme is an active movement programme for 0-2 year olds and caregivers.
"Excellent assistance, I found exactly what I wanted. Many thanks."
-Stephen (Archive visitor book)
Want to improve your child's reading confidence and help them enjoy reading? Why not try reading to Ace, the Golden Lab?
The Oamaru Public Library will temporarily close in March (1st March - 26th March, 2017), opening on Monday, the 27th March.
We have moved some of our most exciting collection items from our permanent gallery space (now closed) to our temporary gallery.
The Nukes from West Auckland are far more than a ukulele band.
A series of work celebrating the abundance of ‘misplaced’ flora and fauna growing in narrow margins of public land.
"Extremely well put together exhibit and beautiful building"
- Elaine, NZ (Forrester visitor book)
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.
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!
This instalment of Riveting Reads come to you from Assistant Youth Librarian Kerrie Gamble.
Her current read is ‘The Naturals’ by Jennifer Lynn Barnes
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.
Books are not ranked in any particular order and can all be found in the Fiction section under the first three letters of the author’s surname.
"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)