Library Events for Kids and Teens

Summer Reading Challenge

1 December – 31 January

Read books and complete activities in this year’s summer reading challenge.  Pick up your booklet from any Invercargill City Libraries & Archives Help Desk.  Ages 0-18

The Magic Guy

22 January 2.00pm

Wayne is back for an afternoon of tricks, gags and animal friends. Kids and parents alike will enjoy. Free entry!

Bluff Fun Day

20 January 10.00am – 3.00pm

Join us down at Bluff for a day of fun Pirate themed activities.

Teen Events and competitions

Free events and competitions for teens! Ages 12 -18

  • Books to Movies, movie showings. 21 December and 11 January, 1:00pm 18 January, 10:30am
  • Canvas Art, 23 December 10:30am and 14 January, 1:00pm, Register online at
  • Summer Crafts, 22 December 1:00pm and 21 January 10:30am
  • Virtual Reality Gaming, 24 December and 19 January 10:30am, 12 January 1:00pm
  • “I’ve never read this” Book Trailer Competition
  • Photo Scavenger Hunt
  • Short Story Competition

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Kids School Holiday programme

Head down to the Invercargill Public Library these summer holidays, from a range of fun free activities for the kids. Running from 11 – 22 January.

Download the Full timetable here!

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