A documentary for every day of the week
Oct28

A documentary for every day of the week

A great documentary can be informative but they can also be fun or inspiring. From journeys to Everest to riding bikes in France, here is the list of some amazing stories I have watched recently and...

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Cake in a Cup – an event and a book review
Oct04

Cake in a Cup – an event and a book review

We had a great school holidays kids event at Success Library Monday and, since the inspiration for the activity came from a book that passed by my desk some time ago, I thought it fitting to post an...

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Mindfulness – check out these books!
Aug10

Mindfulness – check out these books!

And we still have limited places for Saturday’s event on Introduction to Mindfulness. Be quick and register now! 10 essential mindfulness books   1. Mindfulness : a...

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Get Ready for Plastic Free July
Jun19

Get Ready for Plastic Free July

Books & DVDs to get you started! 1. Plastic-free : how I kicked the plastic habit and you can too / Beth Terry The creator of the blog My Plastic-Free Life provides personal anecdotes, stats...

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Decorating Using Recycled & Upcycled Materials
Jun12

Decorating Using Recycled & Upcycled Materials

Need inspiration & ideas? 10 Books to get you started 1. Guerilla furniture design : how to build lean, modern furniture with salvaged materials / Will Holman Features 35 simple, inexpensive...

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Stop Fast Fashion! Remake, Mend, Upcycle!
Jun02

Stop Fast Fashion! Remake, Mend, Upcycle!

Have you been watching War on Waste? Need ideas to counteract Fast Fashion? Start here! 1. Recycled chic / Amanda McKittrick. Take a creative plunge and explore the possibilities to refashion...

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Saving and Growing from Seed
May19

Saving and Growing from Seed

Books for Seed Savers and Growers Get ready for the free seed swap coming to the monthly Coolbellup Hub Home Grown Fruit & Veg  Swap on 3 June. 1. The complete...

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Free Green Cleaning Workshop
Jan31

Free Green Cleaning Workshop

 Event: Saturday 18 February 2017. 1.30pm – 3.30pm at Success Library. Ecoburbia presents a Green Cleaning Workshop Spend some time thinking about cleaning, green cleaning. In this workshop we will...

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30 Most Popular Non Fiction Books of 2016
Jan10

30 Most Popular Non Fiction Books of 2016

Cooking & healthy eating books dominate, as I Quit Sugar tops the list of 30 most borrowed non fiction books from Cockburn Libraries in 2016. Sugar is still bad in 2016. For...

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2016 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards
Nov16

2016 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards

Winners of the 2016 PM’s Literary Awards The winners of the Prime Minister’s Literary Awards 2016 were announced on 8 November, with 3 categories having joint winners, meaning there were...

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