Down the Lane Home by Pauline Thwaites

Join with friends and family for a celebratory launch of Pauline Thwaites’s memoir, a very personal story about small triumphs and overcoming adversity.

Oamaru Library
20 November 2019 - 6:00pm

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

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!

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

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
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.

"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)

Genealogy Help

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?

An Evening with Laurence Fearnley

An evening with Laurence Fearnley

Arts Foundation Laureate for Literature 2019

Oamaru Library
25 November 2019 - 6:00pm
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

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