Local History Podcast: Woodman Point Quarantine Station
Nov30

Local History Podcast: Woodman Point Quarantine Station

Woodman Point Quarantine Station has an intriguing history of illness and death. Earle Seubert from the Friends of Woodman Point, appeared at Spearwood Library, on Halloween, to give his fascinating...

Read More
Suburban History: Yangebup
Oct17

Suburban History: Yangebup

Online exclusive! Appearing here before anywhere else, the fifth installment in History with Leah looks at the suburb of Yangebup. The suburb we now know as Yangebup was not officially named...

Read More
Suburban History: Jandakot
Aug08

Suburban History: Jandakot

The fourth installment of History with Leah looks at the suburb of Jandakot. This article originally appeared in the August edition of the Cockburn Soundings newsletter, with the new and...

Read More
Suburban History: Munster
Jun18

Suburban History: Munster

Here is the third History with Leah article for the City’s regular newsletter, the Cockburn Soundings. Although newly named, the Munster area is one of the oldest in the City of...

Read More
Podcast – C.Y. O’Connor: Debunking the Myth
Jun17

Podcast – C.Y. O’Connor: Debunking the Myth

  Did you grow up believing C. Y. O’Connor killed himself because his pipeline failed? The National Trust’s engaging Golden Pipeline expert Diana Frylinck discusses the myth...

Read More
Suburban History: North Lake
Apr20

Suburban History: North Lake

Here is Leah’s second History with Leah as featured in the City’s regular newsletter, Cockburn Soundings. For much of its history Coolbellup was closely linked to North Lake....

Read More
Suburban History: Hamilton Hill
Apr15

Suburban History: Hamilton Hill

2013 sees the City of Cockburn suburban history baton passed from the now retired librarian Luba, to the recently employed librarian Leah. So without further ado here is the first in the...

Read More
Your Cockburn home in architectural history
Feb09

Your Cockburn home in architectural history

Do you live in a house with a bit of character? Would you like to know more about when, why and how your house was built?  At your local Cockburn library, you can now find a whole stack of...

Read More
Suburban History: Banjup
Dec22

Suburban History: Banjup

With History with Luba about to be history (Adult Services Librarian Luba is retiring at the end of the year), here is the sixth and final in the History with Luba retrospective. Luba...

Read More
Suburban History: Spearwood (pre 1900)
Dec19

Suburban History: Spearwood (pre 1900)

With History with Luba about to be history (Adult Services Librarian Luba is retiring at the end of the year), here is the fifth in the History with Luba retrospective. This is part 1...

Read More
Translate »

Facebook

Twitter

YouTube

Google Plus

Follow Me on Pinterest
  • STEM Activities: Learning about Constellations - Crafts, Sculptures, & iPad App

    Pinned: 8 Aug 2016
  • For guest room! They did this every night on our cruise and I loved it!

    Pinned: 5 Aug 2016
  • Rainbow cow

    Pinned: 2 Aug 2016
  • 30 Inspirational Quotes from Fictional Teachers and Mentors - Playgroundequipme... - Infographic

    Pinned: 2 Aug 2016
  • Your preschool and/or kindergarten students will have fun creating our C Is for Cat letter craft and letter-sound association activities for the hard "Cc" sound as in "cat."  C Is for Cat Letter Craft What you need:

    Pinned: 2 Aug 2016
  • More 2D Shape Animal Crafts A Fox Freebie!

    Pinned: 2 Aug 2016
  • My rule of life: #1 "If you want something you never had, you have to do something you've never done."

    Pinned: 27 Jul 2016
  • Do what is right, not what is easy. -- read: http://www.marcandangel.com/2015/09/16/12-laws-of-happiness-that-will-change-your-life/

    Pinned: 27 Jul 2016
  • Paper Bag Ninja Craft for Kids ...Hi-Yah! | I Heart Crafty Things

    Pinned: 22 Jul 2016
  • These are some beautiful quotes to read when you are depressed, sad or just need a little bit of motivation! Love yourself, read them, raise and shine!

    Pinned: 22 Jul 2016

Instagram

Follow Me on Instagram
  • #infographic #annualreport #libraries #cockburnlibraries #librariesofinstagram #cityofcockburn

    cockburnlibraries: "#infographic #annualreport #libraries #cockburnlibraries #librariesofinstagram #cityofcockburn"
    17
    1
  • Cupcake detectives! School holiday fun. Still spots available for next week's activities.

    cockburnlibraries: "Cupcake detectives! School holiday fun. Still spots available for next week's activities."
    13
    1
  • Comedy workshop for 12-17 y/o. #sidesplitterfest #cityofcockburn #hamiltonhill

    cockburnlibraries: "Comedy workshop for 12-17 y/o.
#sidesplitterfest 
#cityofcockburn #hamiltonhill"
    10
    0
  • Testing day for our #schoolholidays which is all about #science you can eat or #food there are still some places available at Spearwood and Coolbellup. Visit our website for more information and to book. #librarylife #library #librariesrock #librariesofinstagram #cooking

    cockburnlibraries: "Testing day for our #schoolholidays which is all about #science you can eat or #food there are still some places available at Spearwood and Coolbellup. Visit our website for more information and to book. #librarylife #library #librariesrock #librariesofinstagram #cooking"
    20
    0
  • Win tickets to the new #captainunderpantsmovie. Competition details on our website

    cockburnlibraries: "Win tickets to the new #captainunderpantsmovie. Competition details on our website"
    13
    0
  • "Share a cuppa. Save a life" #ruok? #ruokday

    cockburnlibraries: ""Share a cuppa. Save a life" #ruok? 
#ruokday"
    13
    0
  • Sonia and Ella getting cosy with ☕️, 🍰 and a 📖 Celebrating #AustralianReadingHour. #brbreading. . #reading #readabook #libraries #coffee #perthcoffee #perthcafes #cockburnlibraries #cockburnlife #cityofcockburn #library #successlibrary #success #cockburncentral #librariesofinstagram #love2read

    cockburnlibraries: "Sonia and Ella getting cosy with ☕️, 🍰 and a 📖 
Celebrating #AustralianReadingHour.
#brbreading.
.
#reading #readabook #libraries #coffee #perthcoffee #perthcafes #cockburnlibraries #cockburnlife #cityofcockburn #library #successlibrary #success #cockburncentral #librariesofinstagram #love2read"
    30
    2
  • Reading material sorted, plus free coffee & cake, for #australianreadinghour

    cockburnlibraries: "Reading material sorted, plus free coffee & cake, for #australianreadinghour"
    19
    1
  • #esmartweek

    cockburnlibraries: "#esmartweek"
    16
    1
  • New laptops for #coderdojo. Coding for kids.

    cockburnlibraries: "New laptops for #coderdojo. Coding for kids."
    34
    1