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Council operated branch libraries are available at Balclutha, Lawrence, Milton, Owaka and Tapanui. Community libraries operated by volunteers are also available at Waihola and Waitahuna.


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Balclutha Library Lawrence Library Milton Library Owaka Library Tapanui Library

23 John Street, Balclutha

Phone 03 418 1677

Fax 03 418 2281

Opening hours

Monday 10am-5pm

Tuesday 10am-5pm, 7pm-8pm

Wednesday 10am-5pm

Thursday 10am-5pm

Friday 10am-6pm

Saturday 10am-12 noon 

5 Peel Street, Lawrence

Phone 03 485 9909

Fax 03 485 9013

Opening hours

Monday to Friday:

 8.30am-12.30pm, 1.30pm-5pm


Union Street, Milton

Phone 03 417 8109

Fax 03 417 8332

Opening hours

Monday 8.30am-5pm; 7pm-8pm

Tuesday-Friday: 8.30am-5pm


10 Campbell St, Owaka

Phone/Fax: 03 415 8371

Opening hours

Open 9.30am-1pm & 1.30pm-4.30pm Monday to Friday

Closed 1pm-1.30pm Monday to Friday

Suffolk Street, Tapanui

Phone 03 204 8306

Fax 03 204 8302

Opening hours

Monday to Friday 8.30am 5pm

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