​​Welcome to the Clutha District ​Libraries. Your information and entertainment hub for books, eBooks, talking books, magazines, newspapers, jigsaw puzzles, DVDs, Ancestry Library Edition, givUS and more!

Free wi-fi is available at the Balclutha, Lawrence, Milton, Owaka and Tapanui Libraries.  We are part of the Aotearoa Peoples Network Kaharoa, a partnership between public libraries and the national library of New Zealand.

To log on to see your current loans, renew items, or place reservations, click on Catalogue in the menu at the left of this page, then click on Log In. Use your library number (on the back of your library card) and your password (until you change it) is clutha33

There are council operated libraries in Balclutha, Lawrence, Milton, Owaka and Tapanui and community libraries operated by volunteers in Waihola and Waitahuna.

Looking for something different to read? Then try Fantastic Fiction.

Clutha District Libraries, 23 John Street, Balclutha. Phone: 03 418 1677. Email: or find us on Facebook

Balclutha Library

23 John Street, Balclutha , Phone 03 418 1677, Fax  03 418 2281

Opening Hours: 

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 9am - 5.30pm 
Tuesday 9am - 6pm, Saturday 10am-noon

Lawrence Library

5 Peel Street, Lawrence, Phone 03 485 9909, Fax 03 485 9013

Opening Hours

Monday - Friday 8.30am-12.30pm and 1.30pm-5pm


Milton Library

124 Union Street, Milton, Phone 03 417 8220, Fax 03 417 8332

Opening Hours

 Monday 8.30am-6pm, Tuesday - Friday 8.30am-5pm


Owaka Library

10 Campbell Street, Owaka, Phone/Fax: 03 415 8371

Opening Hours

Monday - Friday 9.30am-1pm and 1.30pm-4.30pm


Tapanui Library

1 Suffolk Street, Tapanui, Phone 03 204 8306, Fax 03 204 8302

Opening Hours

Monday - Friday 8.30am - 5pm


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