Waitaki District Libraries can no longer host Generosity NZ. Click on the link below to find out more.
10 October 2022
October school holidays are on the way! Come along to one of our fun sessions at the Ōamaru Library.
02 November 2022
Take your first steps to learning Te Reo Māori! Beginner classes - "Te Kākano" - include fun and friendly, day-to-day vocab, greetings, waiata and pepeha.
Published on 26 August 2022
There have been some marvellous pieces of literary fiction released this year. For some genre-bending, character-driven novels, check out our list below!
Published on 02 August 2022
Take a look at what our library staff are reading.
Published on 19 July 2022
We have had another fantastic reader review come in from one of our patrons, Lyn, about Landfall 242.
Published on 01 July 2022
This month we spotlight our new gardening books - after all, spring is just around the corner!
Published on 22 June 2022
These books will keep you up all night, you just won't want to put them down!
Published on 21 June 2022
These Top 10 lists are just the ticket if you're in need of some quick picks.
Take a look at our free, under-fives children's programs.
Join in the fun and meet new people at the some time.
Join in the building blocks fun!
Come along to discuss your latest reads and get a sneak peek at our brand new books!
Find out more about our teen advisory group - TAG for short!
Get the help you need for your smartphone, laptop or tablet.
YA Book Chat is back for 2022!
Take your first steps to learning Te Reo Māori!
Love to do jigsaw puzzles or playing scrabble? Want to meet others? Find out more here!
Want to know if you qualify for one of our subsidised modems?
Need the services of a JP?
Learning about your family history?
Find out more about our fun kid's book club.
Fill out our online membership form to become a library card holder.
Need a book or other format from another New Zealand library? Fill out our interloan form here.
Are you or someone you know housebound? Fill out this form to see if you qualify for home service.
Calling our creative youth! Submit your entries for our Allegory journal to showcase your works.
Make a suggestion to buy a book or other item for the library.
Avoid the queue and use your phone or tablet to take out library items.
Research your family history at our libraries with Ancestry.com.
Read the latest New Zealand news with popular newspapers like the ODT and the ChCh Press.
Explore our large collection of audio books and ebooks online.
Explore hundreds of popular magazines and newspapers from NZ and around the world.
Visit Culture Waitaki's Collections Online
Learn how to use NewsBank NZ. Read the Otago Daily Times, Christchurch Press, etc...