LOCAL FAMILY HISTORY
We have a wealth of local family history and photographs pertaining to Renwick, if you have a family connection with Renwick this could be the place to start you on your genealogical journey. Here are some of the searchable names we have.
GENERAL LOCAL HISTORY
We have a large amount of local history which has been researched here at the museum, as well as many local photographs of the township in the early days.
Our archives are a fascinating insight to Renwicktown as it began.
The Olga Watson Memorial Library is a wonderful collection of historical booklets which was started by Herbert Watson after the untimely death of his new bride. He donated her books to the library and over the years the collection has been added to.
The Memorial Library also houses the largest collection of school journals in New Zealand.
PUBLIC LENDING LIBRARY
Our public lending library is open every Monday, 10am -3pm. Our collection is regularly changed by the Marlborough Library. We have a small large print collection of fiction and non-fiction as well as a large fiction collection. We also have a small collection of local interest history books available to borrow. We charge a $10 subscription to cover our overheads, payable yearly.