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

Alert Level 1 at the Library

From Tuesday 22 September we move to Alert Level 1. What does this mean for you?

  • Clubs and programmes will run as usual.
  • Our school holidays activities will continue as planned from 28 September.
  • A larger range of big games are back in the children’s area.
  • More internet computers are available, with the usual 30 minute time limit.
  • Our My Book Bag free delivery service is still running.

NZ Covid Tracer app QR codes remain available at all entrances so you can record your visit.

Escape room is now fully booked

Our Escape room is now fully booked. To be notified next time we run an Escape Room, register below.

Score yourself a bargain at the Library Book Sale!

📚 Score yourself a bargain!

From Friday 25 until Monday 28 September the annual Library Book Sale will be taking place in the Library foyer. A wide range of ex-library DVDs, CDs, games, puzzles, and books will be available to purchase at discounted prices.

📦 Fill a box for $5!

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📢 Sale prices reduced! See in store!