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.

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Term 3 Workshops


Storytime, songs and art at the Library. We will present new and favourite stories, sing songs and get creative with art activities to enthrall your class, all around a multicultural theme. Year 1 - 8

The Browse and Borrow Tour

Do you want to experience the new Library layout? This is the workshop for you. We will take a tour of the Library, teach your children how to use the catalogue, browse the different collections and then set the children free to see what they can see. Year 1 - 8

Book Talks

Every fortnight for 20 minutes we can visit you and fan the fire of reading by presenting books we love to your class. Fiction, non-fiction, graphic novels and picture books.
Year 1 - 8

Kapa Haka Performances

This term you can book a space in the Library for your Kapa Haka group to perform. Perhaps before or after they have performed at Polyfest bring them to the Library to dazzle the public. Thursdays between 12.00pm and 2.00pm.

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