Teachers: What we offer

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 2 Programmes (due to Covid restrictions)

Book Talks

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

New Entrant Storytimes

20 minutes of picture books every fortnight with one of us and Finn the penguin. A programme to encourage your youngest readers. Year 0 – 2

Any Questions

Any Questions offers free online schoolwork help to New Zealand school students. Book a demonstration session with Megan. Year 5 – 13

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 read-aloud book for June is...


Selina Tusitala Marsh

Selina is ridiculed for her big, frizzy hair. Kids call her ‘mophead’. She ties her hair up this way and that way and tries to fit in. Until one day – Sam Hunt plays a role – Selina gives up the game. She decides to let her hair out, to embrace her difference.