Build a fort at the Library and read stories with your whanau!

Would you love to be in the Library after it closes? Do you love stories and fort building? Then this event is perfect for you – a fun evening for families with young children (or grandchildren)!

Bring your whanau and listen to the best stories we have handpicked by our librarians! Then, once the Library is closed, use all of our props to make your very own fort and enjoy reading by torchlight together as a family.

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Meet bestselling author Nalini Singh!

Join bestselling author Nalini Singh for a morning chat at the Invercargill Public Library.
Nalini will give a short talk about her experiences as an author, followed by a book signing. 

This is a must attend free event for all paranormal romance readers!

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The Dan Davin Literary Foundation presents

The Book Lovers’ Dinner with Nalini Singh

The Dan Davin Literary Foundation presents
The Book Lovers’ Dinner With Nalini Singh

Join Dan Davin for this year’s Book Lovers’ Dinner event and Nalini will share her writing journey, her inspiration and what it takes to be an international author living in New Zealand. The event includes a two-course meal with a cash bar available.

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$60 (includes meal; cash bar available). Book by emailing

Signup for our Jedi Academy, this May the 4th

Are you the ultimate Star Wars fan? This May the 4th we will be hosting our own Jedi Academy, a fun-filled evening of activities for Padawans aged 12-19. Come dressed up as your favourite Star Wars character and be prepared for an evening of fun!

Jedi Academy

Saturday 4 May, 5:00 - 8:00pm

Pizza + Snacks

Galactic Bath Bombs

Lightsaber Construction

Star Wars Photobooth

Scavenger Hunt

Star Wars Quiz

Our Harry Potter Escape Room is back by popular demand!

Due to popular demand our Harry Potter Escape Room has returned! Can you escape Professor Snape’s Potion Study before time runs out? You and your fellow Hogwarts students have just 35 minutes to escape before You-Know-Who arrives.

This escape room is aimed at those aged 12 to 100 years, though younger participants are welcome as part of a group. Maximum group size of 6. Registrations required.

This event is now full.

After hours session for genealogists

Join us for after-hours access to our genealogy and local history resources. This evening is perfect for experienced researchers who have already started working on their family tree. Library computers will be available but you are welcome to bring your own laptop.
Tea and coffee provided.


This event is now full. If you are registered you would have recieved a confirmation email. If you did NOT get this email please contact us on 2111444 or