Kids Events & Programmes

Make your next visit to the Library special! We have a fun and exciting range of programmes for kids, toddlers, and babies throughout the year. Check out a full list of what’s coming up at the Library on the events calendar.

Upcoming Events for Kids

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26may10:30am11:00amEvent CancelledActive Rhyming 🧸10:30am - 11:00am Invercargill Public LibraryAudience:Kids

26may11:00am1:00pmEvent CancelledDUPLO Picnic 🥪11:00am - 1:00pm Invercargill Public LibraryAudience:Kids

27may10:30am11:00amEvent CancelledStorytime 🖼️10:30am - 11:00am Invercargill Public LibraryAudience:Kids

02jun10:30am11:00amEvent CancelledActive Rhyming 🧸10:30am - 11:00am Invercargill Public LibraryAudience:Kids

02jun11:00am1:00pmEvent CancelledDUPLO Picnic 🥪11:00am - 1:00pm Invercargill Public LibraryAudience:Kids

Regular Programmes for Kids

Wriggle and Rhyme 🍼

Mondays 10:30 – 11:00am / 1:30 – 2:00pm
Give your baby the best start at Wriggle & Rhyme! Bond with your child in this interactive programme while they develop skills vital to growing bodies and minds. Just 30 minutes each Monday – start you and your child week’s off at the Library! Recommended for ages 0 – 2.

Active Rhyming 🧸

Tuesdays 10:30 – 11:00am
Continue your toddler’s journey at the Library with Active Rhyming. Be part of the fun while your child develops new skills through rhymes, play, and movement! Building upon Wriggle & Rhyme, support your toddler as they interact with the world. Recommended for ages 2 – 6.

DUPLO Picnic 🥪

Tuesdays 11:00am – 1:00pm
Catch your breath and have a cuppa with other parents at DUPLO Picnic! Your toddler will love playing with our DUPLO LEGO with the other kids while you kick back and enjoy a well-deserved break. Bring your lunch and we will provide the tea and coffee! Recommended for ages 2 – 6.

Storytime 🖼️

Wednesdays 10:30 – 11:00am
Make your child’s visit to the Library extra-special at our weekly Storytime. Kids will be delighted by a magical tale read by one of our storytellers. Recommended for ages 3 – 6.

After School Clubs 🛴

Weekdays 3:45 – 4:45pm
Help your child make new friends and happy memories – while you get a short break each week! Check out the range of fun and exciting clubs we have during each school term.

Useful Info for Kids

Minecraft ⚒️

Interested in learning about the game? Building guides? Redstone tutorials?
Non-Fiction 794.8 

After stories set in the world of Minecraft?
Fiction MINE

Or perhaps you want to learn the story of Notch, the man who created Minecraft?
Children’s Biographies 794.8 PER


Where's Wally 🔎

Finding Wally and his friends is almost as hard as trying to find these books on the shelf!
Non-Fiction: 793.73 HAN


Bobs Books Blog

Expert book recommendations for kids, teens, and young adults!


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