South Canterbury DHB has a physical library located in the Learning Hub at Timaru Hospital as well as an online library. All employees of the South Canterbury DHB are welcome to use the library including:

  • Students
  • Locums
  • Contractors
  • Health Practitioners from the South Canterbury region

If you are looking for a quiet place to study or just wanting to browse the internet you are welcome to come in and use our resources. Also available is WiFi, internet, study spaces, research and study help, research databases, e-books, printers, journals and books.

  • The library is open 24/7 with swipe card access.
  • Librarian hours are Monday-Thursday, 8.30am - 1.30pm

Our library website includes popular online resources, journals, research databases and recreational reading.

Your can access SCDHBs online library here.


South Canterubry DHB Library
South Canterbury District Health Board
Private Bag 911, Timaru, 7910, New Zealand
Phone: 03 687 2100