9 Great Reads in Sustainable Living
Oct21

9 Great Reads in Sustainable Living

Proudly Recommended by the City of Cockburn Sustainability Committee 1. The Urban Homestead by Kelly Coyne Learn how to grow and preserve your own food, clean without toxins, raise chickens, gain...

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Soa Palelei: Face your fears
Sep08

Soa Palelei: Face your fears

Soa ‘The Hulk’ Palelei, a Perth boy with iron fists and a heart of gold. When I met Soa Palelei at an event at Success Library, his story touched me. Listening to him, I was in tears. He...

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Soa Palelei @ Success Library
Aug19

Soa Palelei @ Success Library

Event: 25 August 2016, 6.30pm. Success Library. On the evening of the 25 August, Success Library is proud to host UFC fighter and author, Soa Palelei. Soa is coming to the library to talk about his...

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That Sugar Film: A must-see documentary
Jun17

That Sugar Film: A must-see documentary

Are you ready to have your beliefs shaken? Are you ready to start thinking differently about “healthy” foods? From the moment we get up in the morning, we are bombarded with health...

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7 mouth-watering vegetarian & vegan cookbooks
Jun16

7 mouth-watering vegetarian & vegan cookbooks

Eating a great, flavourful and totally rockin’ vegetarian diet has never been easier. Every week more excellent cookbooks get released, catering to that growing number of us who leave animal...

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Short & (sometimes) sweet reviews by library staff #8
Apr08

Short & (sometimes) sweet reviews by library staff #8

Jen The Walk [DVD] – The Walk is based on an exciting true story but there are a few issues that disturbed me. The main actor, for example, is trying to pull off being French and almost...

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Travelling the outside world…
Mar30

Travelling the outside world…

“Travelling – it leaves you speechless then turns you into a storyteller.” My yearning for travel began when I was a very young girl.  My parents are both immigrants from Italy and so were my...

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30 Most Popular Non-Fiction Books of 2015
Jan25

30 Most Popular Non-Fiction Books of 2015

I Quit Sugar tops the list of  30 Most Borrowed Non-fiction Books of 2015 from Cockburn Libraries. Sarah Wilson‘s anti sugar crusade is obviously striking a chord with Cockburn residents as...

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PM’s Literacy Awards 2015
Jan07

PM’s Literacy Awards 2015

You can borrow and read the winners from the literacy awards at your local Cockburn Libraries today. Fiction The Golden Age by Joan London Prize for Australian History (Joint Winners) Charles Bean...

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5 Best Perth Facebook Pages for animal lovers.
Dec03

5 Best Perth Facebook Pages for animal lovers.

We are lucky to have many different types of flora and fauna in Western Australia. With the Roe 8 project drawing major media coverage, the subject of native wildlife has hit the headlines. Several...

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