Welcome to Waitaki District Libraries

Waitaki District Libraries also offer online services and access points - from eBooks to eAudiobooks, Ancestry.com to academic level research databases, we hope there is enough here to keep you occupied for hours....

Kids Book Club

With books, puzzles, DVDs and digital resources as well as activities and services, the children’s library is here for children of all ages.


Toddler Time: Thursdays from 10.45-11.15 Stories and music for preschoolers and parents/caregivers.

The Oamaru Public Library offers a variety of collections and several very special collections.

The General Adult Collection is comprised of Fiction, Non Fiction, Large Print, Audio Visual, Graphic Novels, Magazines, Newspapers, Talking Books and DVDs.

Waitaki District Libraries collaborates with lots of community groups in the Waitaki District - if you are new to the area, a really good place to make friends is at the Newcomers Network - www.newcomers.co.nz.