Come and hear Dr. Dragos Bratasanu speak about his new book The Pursuit of Dreams

When: Wednesday 17 October, 5:00 – 6:30pm
Where: Library Meeting Room
Speaker: Dr. Dragos Bratasanu

Come and hear author, scientist and speaker Dr. Dragos Bratasanu talk about his new book The Pursuit of Dreams – Claim Your Power, Follow Your Heart and Fulfill Your Destiny. In “The Pursuit of Dreams” Dr. Dragos shares the deeply personal experience of how he accomplished his dreams—including travelling to the North and South Poles without any money or connections—to show how you can reclaim your power and take change over your life by listening to the voice of Truth.

Travel the world with Dr. Dragos, go behind the scenes in Silicon Valley and NASA headquarters, and meet an eclectic cast of characters, including a Buddhist teacher, an Army veteran, a monk from Transylvania, a Google innovator, and a NASA legend. Their fascinating conversations connect science, spirituality, and entrepreneurship to inspire you and empower you to realise your dreams. This will be a storytelling & movie screening evening, as you will have the chance to watch one episode from The Pursuit of Dreams movie series that is not available anywhere online. Books will be available for purchase on the night.

For more information, visit Dr Dragos’ website.

Register now for our Harry Potter Escape Room for Teens and Families – Event Full

Put your Harry Potter knowledge to the test! Can you escape Snape’s Potion Study before time runs out? You and your fellow Hogwarts’s students have just 45 minutes to escape the room before You-Know-Who arrives.

This escape room is recommended for those aged 12 to 100 years old. Family and friend groups welcome. Younger family members welcome when with a family group. Registrations are essential.  Please no groups bigger than 6 people. Register now below!

Free comic book day – a fun day of activities and freebies.

Date: Saturday 5 May
Time: 10:00am – 2:00pm

Join us at the Library as we celebrate Free Comic Book Day, brought to you by the NRG.

There will be 1000 comic books to give away! Titles include; The Avengers, Power Rangers, Spider Man, Star Wars, Disney Princesses, Transformers and so many many more.

There will also be a collection of super hero and pop memorabilia and photo screens for the little and large super heroes to capture the day and don’t forget the colouring competitions and spot prizes galore.

Receive one comic for turning up and a second for dressing up.

NRG are proud to run this event with the support of sponsor Mee and Henry Law Limited.

Join us for a Night at Hogwarts, a fun free event for Teens!

Date: 19 May 2018
Time: 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Where: Invercargill Public Library Meeting Room
Ages: 12-18

A flick of a wand, a flurry of wings.
Magic in the Library, as old Murtle sings.
Have you brewed with Professor Katie
Or even explored the sorting hat lately.
Do you love Fantastic beasts and where to find them?
Then join us for a night of fun and mayhem.

Come along to the Invercargill Public Library this May, for the ultimate teen event for Potterheads.

Find out if you are the ultimate J.K. Rowling fan, take a potion class with our very own Professor Katie and help our Volunteens locate the escaped Fantastic Beasts.

Dress up in your Hogwarts house colours. Choose your house when you register or Sorting hat to be sorted into a house on the night! House points are up for grabs and a photobooth will be available for you and your friends to take photos.

Please note you need to be 12 years old or older to attend this event.

This evening of all things J.K. Rowling is proudly brought to you by the library’s Volunteens.

Trace your WW1 Soldier this April

Our Book a Librarian service is a free service to help with research, reading advice and technology. This month, we are drawing focus to our research component with special Trace your NZ WW1 Soldiers bookings.

Each session is free, and will pair you with a research Librarian for a one-on-one session. We will tailor-make the session to your own requirements. You will have access to online databases, websites and library reference collections to help search for information on any New Zealand Solider who fought in WW1.

If this sounds like you then fill out the form below, and be sure to choose “Trace your soldier” as your enquiry type.

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