The Invercargill City Libraries & Archives is a place of connection, excitement and community, with the aim to create individual, long-lasting learning and development, that not only nurtures minds, but allows users access to information and services.

Term 4 Programmes

STEAM Sessions/Auahatanga

Let your tamariki explore coding, Lego or robots in fun sessions focusing on thinking and problem solving. Year Level: 1 – 13

Library Connections/Tūhono Wharepukapuka

Connect with the Library this term. Come for a visit and we will take a tour behind the scenes, teach your tamariki how to use the catalogue, learn about research and go on a scavenger hunt. Year Level: 1 - 13

Build a Video Game/Hanga He Kēmu Ataata

Bloxels is a game building app that uses programming technology and physical blocks to build a video game with levels, characters and challenges (6 one hour sessions) Year Level: 5 – 13

Book Talks/Korero Pukapuka

Every fortnight for 20 minutes we can visit your class and inspire reading for pleasure by presenting the books we love. All ages.

Library Resources

We have a wonderful range of resources we can either bring to you or set up here.

Build a video game with Bloxels
Code with Dash and Dot Robots
Coding with Lightbot and Scratch
Educational Digital Games
Lego construction
Virtual Reality

Book of the Month

The Uncorker of Ocean Bottles

Michelle Cuevas

A fantastic read aloud for older tamariki with gorgeous pictures and a relevant message.