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Waitangi Day Hours

We are closed on Saturday and Monday for Waitangi weekend - don't worry we're still open on Sunday 10am-4pm in case you need your long weekend book fix!




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The Great Escape - Best review winner

A massive thank you to everyone who had a go at the Adults' bingo card as part of The Great Escape summer reading challenge.  We received some fantastic reviews of books you loved and it was very difficult to pick a winner, but in the end we chose Jeanna Rodgers' moving review, which you can read here.


South Island Downloadable zone

Borrow free library eBooks and eAudiobooks 24/7 through OverDrive



Bolinda BorrowBox linkA great range of free eAudiobooks are also available from Bolinda BorrowBox.  Just download the BorrowBox app, or click on the relevant image to the left, and sign in with your library card number to get started via your computer.



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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