Cut loose at Librarypalooza! 🎶

An evening of music fun for everyone!

This Friday the 13th join us at the Library for an evening of musical celebration at Librarypalooza! 

Featuring live music from local bands and a range of guest speakers – don’t miss out on this spectacular event for all ages!

Get your teens out of the house with our free summer events! 👨‍🎤

This summer we have an exciting range of activities and competitions to keep your teens busy!

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Get into the Christmas spirit with Three Days of Kirihimete 🎅🏼

Countdown to the big day with three days of Christmas-themed events at the Library!

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🐧 Name our new puppet and win!

📅 Christmas hours

Date Invercargill Public Library Leven Street car park
24 December 9:00am - 1:00pm 7:00am - 7:00pm
25 December Closed Closed
26 December Closed Closed
27 December Closed 9:00am - 4:00pm
28 December Closed Closed
29 December 9:00am - 6:00pm 7:00am - 7:00pm
30 December 9:00am - 6:00pm 7:00am - 7:00pm
31 December 9:00am - 6:00pm 7:00am - 7:00pm
1 January Closed Closed
2 January Closed Closed
3 January Closed 9:00am - 4:00pm
4 January Closed Closed
5 January Normal hours resume Normal hours resume

Date Bluff Public Library
24 December 1:00pm - 5:00pm
25 December Closed
26 December Closed
27 December Closed
28 December Closed
29 December 1:00pm - 5:00pm
30 December 1:00pm - 5:00pm
31 December 1:00pm - 5:00pm
1 January Closed
2 January Closed
3 January Closed
4 January Closed
5 January Normal hours resume

🎄 Sort your Christmas reads in 5 minutes!

Take the kids on a spooky adventure in the city this Halloween! 🎃

Get your lanterns carved and your masks on, it’s time to trick-or-treat!

The next time you’re in the Library pick up a Spooky Saturday booklet for your guide to all the fun activities happening in the city this Halloween!

10:00am - 1:00pm

City Centre

Start your Spooky Saturday in the CBD from 10:00am with trick-or-treating at participating retailers. Pick up your Spooky Saturday booklet and see how many activities on the Play Trail you can complete! 

🍫 Trick-or-Treating
🗺️ Play Trail
🍔 Food Trucks on Esk Street

1:00pm - 4:00pm

Invercargill Public Library

From 1:00pm – 4:00pm drop into the Library for a range of fun and exciting activities! 

🏰 Bouncy Castle
📸 Halloween Photobooth
🍬 Treats
🫕 Bubbling Cauldrons
👺 Mask Making
🤯 Virtual Reality (ages 12+)
🗺️ Scavenger Hunt
😱 Spooky Storytime

3:00pm - 5:00pm

Splash Palace

From 3:00pm – 5:00pm come down to Splash Palace for a Halloween Pool Party! 

🏆 Costume Competition
🐬 Diving Boards
💃🏽 Music
🚣‍♀️ Inflatables
💎 Treasure Hunt
🧁 Spooky Treats at Liquid Cafe