What we have to offer in Term 1

The Invercargill City Libraries & Archives is a place of connection, excitement and community, with the aim to create individual, long-lasting learning and development, that not only nurtures minds, but allows users access to information and services.


Reluctant Reader Workshops: Book chats and activities designed to show tamariki that reading is fun. Focusing on 8 – 10 yrs this term. There will be five one-hour sessions each fortnight with numbers limited to eight students. Nominate your reluctant readers now.

Reading to Five Year Olds: Immerse your new entrant tamariki in books at the Library. Reading aloud, storytelling and activities designed to make books absorbing and fun.  One to one and a half hour sessions available. Book a visit today.

Reading to Code: Our robots will support tamariki to read instructions and code sequentially. A series of three one-hour workshops designed for 8 and up.

Design a Story Game: Tamariki will use the Bloxels kits to design a 2D video game based on a well-known story. A series of four one-hour workshops.

Monthly Read Aloud

The Read Aloud Book for February is… 

Billy and the Beast by Nadia Shireen

A brilliant picture book with a girl, fat cat and ferocious beast.

Contact Us

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Our Learning Connections Coordinator Lindsay King is available during working hours on 03 2111 444. He can also be contacted via email at learning@ilibrary.co.nz