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Easter Hours 2014

Easter is fast approaching, and these are the hours we are closed over this Easter and ANZAC break.















Minecraft Marathon!

On April 29th we will be running our first Minecraft Marathon here at the Invercargill Public Library! Click here for more information/signup.

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an astronauts guide cover imageProbably more well-known for the YouTube clip of his cover of David Bowie’s “Space Oddity” than for anything else, astronaut and now author Chris Hadfield has led an amazing life.  Having spent decades training as an astronaut, it is almost as though his whole life has been leading up to his last mission.  In An Astronaut’s Guide to Life, Hadfield meditates on his life’s journey so far and explains why he absolutely does ‘sweat the small stuff’.


South Island Downloadable zone Bolinda BorrowBox linkBorrow free library eBooks and eAudiobooks 24/7 through OverDrive.  A great range of free eAudiobooks are also now available from Bolinda BorrowBox.  Just click on the relevant image to the left, and sign in with your library card number to get started.



MediaNet is a digital database where you can watch over 800 short films, features, documentaries, television commercials and more, which cover 110 years of New Zealand film history.  It includes diverse content ranging from Crowded House, to Hairy McLary, to footage of soldiers departing for the Boer War.

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Kete is a 'knowledge basket' in which we can begin to gather the history of our local area - in the form of photographs, text, images and video.  The first example in our Kete is a selection of photographs of historical buildings in Invercargill.  Come on over and have a look.




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Listening for pleasure

Running, walking, shopping, working, relaxing, gardening, or travelling; whatever you are doing, entertain yourself with an audiobook at the same time.  Here at the Library, we have a range of thriller, romance, historical, and general fiction in CD format.  There are also biographies and self-help guides that you can listen to while you continue with your daily life.  Log on to our catalogue to see if there is something there for you.  We also have free, downloadable eAudiobooks, available through OverDrive and Bolinda BorrowBox, that you can borrow 24/7.

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