|Flower power as youngsters flock together to make Anzac poppy display|
14 April 2018… Youngsters are getting hands on making poppies ahead of Anzac Day next week.
|Our silly, but savvy, librarians|
23 March 2018… It’s just larking about. But it’s fairly educated larking about.
|Invercargill Library team wins award for Kardashian-inspired shoot|
20 March 2018… The Invercargill librarians who made headlines around the world with a Kardashian-inspired photoshoot have picked up second place in an international competition.
|Keeping up with the Librarians! New Zealand library causes a stir on social media by recreating iconic Kardashian-inspired snap|
15 October 2017… A photo from a New Zealand library has gone viral with over 5,000 shares
|Invercargill Library offering fine amnesty for pet food donations|
14 August 2017… Library users with overdue fines have a chance to wipe their debts while helping out furry friends at the library this week.
|Stars on show for Invercargill Matariki Festival|
28 June 2017… Invercargill City Council’s city centre coordinator Kari Graber said the city needed something to celebrate New Zealand’s own culture.
|Invercargill City Library launches World War I letters website|
23 February 2017… People will soon be able to glimpse what life was for World War I soldiers after more than 300 war letters have been transcribed and put on a website.
|Invercargill audience chosen to test game|
8 February 2017… A game that involves players building a bear and battling babies is coming to Invercargill.
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
18 April 2018 – Library refurbishment to begin
A huge thank you to everyone who has taken the time to cover what we are up to. Last year, 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.
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.