Develop your Digital Skills and Confidence
Nov18

Develop your Digital Skills and Confidence

With the new Be Connected website Be Connected is an Australia wide initiative empowering all Australians to thrive in a digital world.   Work through the topic library with self-paced courses...

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Where’s Wally? At Cockburn Libraries!
Nov13

Where’s Wally? At Cockburn Libraries!

Win with Wally! Competition time. Attention Wally-Watchers! Where’s Wally turns 30 this year, and to celebrate we’re giving you the chance to win some Wally-tastic prizes! Are you clever enough to...

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50th Anniversary of YA – A Celebration
Oct21

50th Anniversary of YA – A Celebration

There are lots of great things about 2017, but for a moment we are going to travel back to 1967 when a book came out called The Outsiders. The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton There has been some debate...

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Survey: How you connect with the library online.
Oct11

Survey: How you connect with the library online.

Invitation to participate in an international library research project: Perspectives on the Online Library Space Experience Share your thoughts on connecting with the library through our website and...

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Cockburn History: Coogee Hotel & Post Office
Oct10

Cockburn History: Coogee Hotel & Post Office

In 1898, Walter Powell, an accountant in Fremantle, was granted a liquor license for a small hotel opposite Coogee Beach known as Four-mile Well, a property owned by his wife Letitia. He called it...

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Suburban history: Beeliar
Sep20

Suburban history: Beeliar

In 1833, early settler R.M. Lyons spent many months talking to Indigenous people in the Cockburn area. He learned that the name Beeliar was used to describe Midgegooroo’s country, with borders that...

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Where do your books go when you return them?
Jan14

Where do your books go when you return them?

There is a large amount of intrigue around what happens when you place your used books in the chute at Success Library. Well, guess no more! We have stuck a Go Pro to one of our books to show you...

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Cockburn Libraries Monthly e-Newsletter
Jul02

Cockburn Libraries Monthly e-Newsletter

Cockburn Libraries is now publishing a monthly eNewsletter. With this regular newsletter we will share with you the interesting things happening in your local Cockburn library, as well as book, DVD...

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Check out the Derbal Nara Website
May28

Check out the Derbal Nara Website

On 27 May 2014, Curtin University Sustainability Policy Institute (CUSP) launched the Nyungar Wardan Katitjin Bidi – Derbal Nara Website. The aim of the website is to: Present Aboriginal...

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