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Timaru District Libraries

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Timaru District Libraries
56 Sophia Street
Timaru 7910
South Canterbury
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Timaru District Libraries includes 3 libraries located in Timaru, Temuka & Geraldine.

Temuka and Geraldine libraries are also Timaru District Council service centres.

Items available for loan include: Large Print books, Regular Print books, Talking books, Jigsaws and Magazines - both fiction and non-fiction.

Information and Reference Services
Our specialist library staff can help you search our collections and online databases. We can source material from other libraries using our inter-library loan service.

To use our free Reference Services visit, phone or email our libraries.

Our Digital Library provides free access to many databases, thousands of quality articles, academic journals, overseas newspapers, and popular magazines as well as eBooks and eAudio books.

Timaru Library, 56 Sophia Street, Timaru Phone (03) 687 7202

Temuka Library, Service and Information Centre, 72-74 King Street, Temuka Phone (03) 687 7591

Geraldine Library and Service Centre, 80 Talbot Street, Geraldine Phone (03) 693 9336