Community Events

The library provides meeting spaces for local community groups, and not for profits. The following groups run free events for the community on a regular basis. If you would like to host an event here, email us or call Cindy on 03 2111444 for more information.

These events are not organised by the Invercargill City Libraries and Archives. For any queries regarding these events, please contact the organisations directly.

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First Wednesday of the month, 6:30pm

Love animals?  Join our monthly vegan potlucks!  Vegan, vegetarian, just plain curious about helping animals and the planet? Get in touch, we’re glad to help. We’re glad to all bring some great animal friendly food to share, and help with any questions about the growth of Veganism throughout Southland.

For more information check out our Facebook Page

La leche League
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2nd Friday of the Month, 10:30am

The informal discussions for mothers and their babies are based on the importance of mother to mother support and cover a wide range of breastfeeding related topics. Leaders also offer lactation support and information on a wide range of topics including night time challenges, breastfeeding baby, and more.

For more information check out La Leche League Invercargill on Facebook

Invercargill Fertility Support Group
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Monthly meetings

Issues with fertility can be a very isolating time for people and the Invercargill Fertility Support Group provides a safe, confidential space for people to share feelings, advice and experiences with others going through a similar process. 

For further details, email Infertility Support  be added to the secret Facebook group and receive information about our events.

Southland Branch NZ Society of Genealogists

Third Wednesday of the Month, 7:00pm

The Southland branch meets on the third Wednesday from February to November with a light supper and drinks  available following the meetings. Members of the public are welcome to attend. Meetings for June, July and August will be held on the third Saturday for those months starting at 1:30pm

The branch has a yearly subscription. Membership of the national body has a separate subscription. We are committed to providing educational sessions and genealogical research support to members and the general public.