What's on at Culture Waitaki
In this talk Professor Richard Walter will talk about how archaeology (the study of the past) often provides unique perspectives on the present.30 April 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
A discussion about the proposal to move the Oamaru St John’s base to Awamoa Park.Oamaru Library2 May 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Come and hear New Zealand authors and illustrators share their ideas on how we can encourage children to be more engaged readersOamaru Library15 May 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Want to improve your child's reading confidence and help them enjoy reading? Why not try reading to Ace, the Golden Lab?
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!
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.
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?
Mad about Lego? Join the Lego Club at Oamaru Library!
Ages 7 and up. Limited places available.
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.
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.
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.
The early story of electricity supply in Oamaru is a small commemorative display marking 100 years of the Waitaki electricity scheme.North Otago Museum12 November 2018 to 30 June 2019
Steampunk HQ and the Forrester Gallery combine to present an exhibition to celebrate 10 years of Steampunk in Oamaru. From award winning wearable art to portable brains this riveting show will blaze your furnace and spark your engine.Steampunk HQ11 May 2019 to 28 July 2019
Self-taught Figurative Cloth Doll Artist, tutor and pattern maker Sharon Mitchell has been inspired by the story of the Lion King for her first exhibition at the Forrester Gallery. She uses human and animal figures to portray the story and express the connectivity of a community.Forrester Gallery20 July 2019 to 8 September 2019
The Burns Memorial Art Exhibition is always a wonderful showcase of children’s art that reflects our community and environment. Named to honour George Burns, an Oamaru born journalist with a passion for children’s’ art, it was his belief that “Art is not a luxury.31 August 2019 to 6 October 2019