Our Harry Potter Escape Room is back by popular demand!

Due to popular demand our Harry Potter Escape Room has returned! Can you escape Professor Snape’s Potion Study before time runs out? You and your fellow Hogwarts students have just 35 minutes to escape before You-Know-Who arrives.

This escape room is aimed at those aged 12 to 100 years, though younger participants are welcome as part of a group. Maximum group size of 6. Registrations required.

This event is now full.

After hours session for genealogists

Join us for after-hours access to our genealogy and local history resources. This evening is perfect for experienced researchers who have already started working on their family tree. Library computers will be available but you are welcome to bring your own laptop.
 
Tea and coffee provided. Places are limited so register now!

Details

  • Date: Thursday 4 April
  • Time: 7:00 - 9:00pm
  • Who: Experienced researchers

  • Ensure you have entered a valid mobile phone number
  • Please note: there is a limited number of ‘beginner’ spaces

Explore Southland stories at the Oral History Taster session

Here at the Southland Oral History Project we adamantly believe that in this changing world of communication there is something special about the tradition of oral storytelling and immense value in the art of listening. That not only does everyone’s story matter, but that Southland has a unique voice and story to tell.

Does this sound like something you’d like to know more about? Keen to be involved? Then come along to the Southland Oral History Project taster session where we’ll tell you all about the Project and how you can contribute. It would be wonderful to see you there.

  • Date: Wednesday 13 March
  • Time: 6:30 - 8:00pm
  • Ages: All ages
  • Cost: Free!

Heritage Month

This event is part of Heritage Month; during March the Archives, Family History and Oral History teams are escaping the office, hitting the road and parking their caravan at locations all over Southland.

Shakespeare in the Park, at the Library!

Join us next Monday, 11 February for a very special lunchtime presentation of select scenes from this year’s Shakespeare in the Park show; the Rude Mechanicals’ Revival! This event is free for all ages, and will be followed by a Q&A session.

The Rude Mechanicals’ Revival will be playing at Queens Park from 13 – 16 February. Visit the link below to find more information.

  • Date: Monday, 11 February 2019
  • Time: 12:30 - 1:00pm
  • Where: Activity and Learning Space
  • Cost: FREE!