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.


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

This event is now full. If you are registered you would have recieved a confirmation email. If you did NOT get this email please contact us on 2111444 or

Get active at the Library with your toddler!

Perfect follow-on from Wriggle & Rhyme!

If you loved Wriggle & Rhyme then be sure to check out our newest event for children
and toddlers aged 3-5. This interactive programme for parents and kids helps children
grow independence, confidence and brain development – and it’s fun! Activities include
parachute play, chime bells, puppets and more to help children learn through play and

Active Rhyming Details

  • Date: Every Tuesday during the school term
  • Time: 10:30 - 11:00am
  • Ages: 3 - 5 years
  • Cost: Free!

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!

Take a journey this February with a Mystery Match!

Find your next favourite read this summer!

Come along to see our Mystery Match display: A selection of our favourite books will be wrapped up for you. Spin the wheel to have a book selected for you, and take away your surprise read. Love it or hate it, review the book and go into the draw to win dinner and a movie for two! 

Review and win!

Read and review a Mystery Match title during February to go into the draw to win a dinner and movie for two! Entries close Tuesday 12 March.

  • Children: $50 movie + $50 ILT voucher
  • Teens: $50 movie + $75 ILT voucher
  • Adults: $50 movie + $100 ILT voucher

Take a journey this February at the Invercargill Public Library! Check out the Mystery Match display next time you are at the Library!