COVID-19 notice:

Invercargill and Bluff Public Libraries have been closed to the public until further notice.

Some services are already offered digitally.

If you have library items at the moment, please hold on to them – you won’t be charged overdue fees.

Latest information for library users

The Invercargill City Libraries and Archives team have launched a new streaming service, free for Library users, called Beamafilm. Find out how to use it here.

Invercargill City Libraries and Archive

Details about the Invercargill City Libraries & Archives, including hours and fees.

The Invercargill library and archive complex is located at 50 Dee Street. It has a meeting room on the first floor which may be hired for functions: Email the library

Library hours
Monday to Friday 9am to 7pm
Saturday and Sunday 10am to 4pm
Public Holidays Closed

Check the Fees and Charges page for fees related to lending, and for information, administratiion and technical services.

Contact details:
Phone: (03) 211 1444
Fax: (03) 211 1438 
Or visit the Library website 

Leven Street 
Car Park Building

This building is used by many Library customers. Parking hours:

  • Monday to Thursday 7am to 7pm (free 6pm to 7pm)
  • Friday 7am to 9pm
  • Saturday and Sunday 9am to 4pm
    Saturday free 3pm to 4pm, Sunday free 9am to 4pm


The Bluff library is housed in the Bluff Service Centre,  94-98 Gore Street.

Bluff Library hours
Monday – Thursday 1pm – 5pm
Friday 12pm – 4pm
Saturday 10am – 1pm

Contact details:
Phone: (03) 212 6804 
Fax: (03) 212 8711