A huge thank you to everyone who has taken the time to cover what we are up to. Recently, a small photo we created on Facebook created a large media response. For more information on this, and to see the complete coverage , check out the link below.
Keeping up with the Librarians! New Zealand library causes a stir on social media by recreating iconic Kardashian-inspired snap
Invercargill Library offering fine amnesty for pet food donations
Stars on show for Invercargill Matariki Festival
Invercargill City Library launches World War I letters website
Invercargill audience chosen to test game
Invercargill City Library's 'synchronised book shelving' a hit during Rio Olympics
Library Staff Proves ‘Synchronized Shelving’ Needs To Be In Olympics
Invercargill Library capitalising on Pokemon Go craze
Invercargill library marks St Patrick's Day with Guinness and pavlova
Banned books on display at Invercargill Library
Invercargill Public Library staffer eats humble pie
Invercargill Public Library to roll out robots
Invercargill loves the library
Finding love in a book
27 January 2015... Life imitates art for Invercargill Public Library users - some can't get enough of reading crime, others can't stop committing petty crime.
Parents hopping on Minecraft bandwagon
Librarians take action as car erupts
Hairy Maclary's special birthday
8 August 2017
Do you have overdue fines clogging up your library card? Is there a sad lost Library book at your house you are too scared to return?
26 June 2017
The annual Winter Reading Challenge is back this July at the Invercargill Public Library. This year it is open to all ages. After taking a break in 2016 the challenge is returning to the successful 2015 format
16 June 2017
Survival is the theme of this year’s annual Paranormal Prom, which promises a night of free, fun entertainment for teens on July 1.
28 February 2017
Round the World Cyclist, Jeremy Scott, is making a stop at the Invercargill Public Library on March 28 to hold a free presentation as part of his world tour to raise awareness for heart disease.
30 January 2017
A bold video has landed the Invercargill City Libraries and Archives the opportunity of being official playtesters for the card game, Bears vs Babies, ahead of its upcoming release.
18 January 2017
It’s a match made in heaven for the Invercargill City Libraries and Archives as it celebrates February’s Library Lovers Month by running several events – all in the name of love.
Our logo epitomises what it means to be a part of the Library. To be able to create your own place of engagement, relaxation and passion. Through the logo we are able to communicate connectivity, community and ownership.
Below you will find downloadable ZIP files containing our logos and guidelines (2.6MB PDF) for the colour and use of our branding. When using our logo please ensure you follow the requirements.
Our 2015 Branding Guidelines are used to guide our identity. To ensure our brand is respected, please follow the following guidelines when preparing any materials.
The primary logo (stacked or horizontal) is the preferred option to use where ever possible. The logo is designed to work at its best and offer the most impact on the dark charcoal background.
We recommend only using these secondary logo variations when the use of the primary logo will compromise the brand guidelines or design aesthetic.
We understand it can be confusing, however there are only three correct ways to refer to our library/libraries and they are:
The following are incorrect and should never be used:
Invercargill City Libraries and Archives refers to our entire organisation. This includes the Invercargill Public Library, The Archives and Bluff Public Library.
Invercargill Public Library is the building located on Dee Street in Invercargill
Bluff Public Library is the building located on Gore Street in Bluff.
Digital and Communications Manager
Bonnie is our onsite social media guru and meme queen. At the Library she spends her day working with the amazingly creative Digital and communications team. At home she divides her time between shooting zombies, playing with her dogs and catching up on true crime podcasts.