Take time to kōrero this Mental Health Week 💬

Join us next week for Mental Health Week 2021! Here at the library we’re supporting Mental Health Week with events focussed on Learning, one of the Five Ways to Wellbeing.

Online Research Workshop

The workshop will highlight research opportunities available for free through the Invercargill City Libraries.

Whether you are curious about family history or want to try something new, your library is a one-stop shop for lifelong learning.

You’ll be able to interact with the facilitator, who can point you in the right direction for all your research needs.

Sessions will be broadcast live on Zoom – check back closer to the time for links to join.

📅 Wednesday 29 September
🕙 Starts at 10am

📅 Wednesday 29 September
🕒 Starts at 3.30pm

Mana Enhancement Workshop

Registrations Required

Nurture your spiritual wellbeing with our Mana Enhancement Workshop.

Join us for a range of mahinga activities and learn techniques for Whakatau tinana relaxation of the body, whakatau hinengaro relaxation of the mind.

Design with Canva 101

Registrations Required

Learn the basics of Canva, an online platform that allows you to create eye-catching graphic designs – whether it is an invitation, social media post or a flyer. No experience needed to create professional-looking design for your personal use, community group or business.

Poetry Open Mic Night! 🎤

Join us for a poetry open mic night on Wednesday 25 August! 

No matter your age or ability, come along and give it a go! Just turn up on the night and write your name on the board!

Starting at 5pm, each speaker will have the floor for 5 minutes. Winners from our Poetry Competition will also be announced during the night!

Go nuts with Pic! 🥜 Meet Pic Picot from Pic’s Peanut Butter!

Peanut butter people unite and raise a toast as the king of peanut butter is coming to town!

Pic Picot of Pic’s Peanut Butter will be giving a book talk at the Invercargill Public Library on Wednesday, August 18 at 5pm.

Travelling in his amazing toaster-shaped caravan and accompanied by his beautiful guide dog, Pic will be chatting about his new memoir, Adventures in Sailing, Business, and Love.

Come and meet the man himself, get your book signed and even snag a delicious free 🍪 cookie thanks to Koha Kai!

Explore the fascinating history of perfume! 👩

As part of the Kick It Women’s Festival brought to you by Kind Women in collaboration with H&J Smith, join us on Saturday 14 August at the Invercargill Public Library for “Iconic Fragrances”.

Rediscover the famous perfumes such as Chanel No. 5, Opium by YSL and others and learn what made them special so they stuck around for so long (some for a 100 years!).

You’ll be able to try the world’s most legendary perfumes and as an attendee get an exclusive 15% discount from H&J Smith on featured fragrances!

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!