Science You Can Eat – School Holidays Wrap-Up
Oct07

Science You Can Eat – School Holidays Wrap-Up

We’ve had a great school holidays, with over 200 people using science in the kitchen and making cupcakes, bread, butter, marshmallow towers, and juicy fruit salad! David made cakes in a cup,...

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Juicy Science – an event and a book review
Oct06

Juicy Science – an event and a book review

The October school holiday theme this year was ‘Science You Can Eat’ and on Tuesday at Success Library, we had great fun exploring and eating juicy science! We performed three...

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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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Children’s Book Week 2017 – Wrap Up
Aug30

Children’s Book Week 2017 – Wrap Up

Children’s Book Week is over, but we had a wonderful time! With 963 people involved in Children’s Book Week events at our three libraries. Staff dressed up: There were Pram Jams filled...

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Coderdojo @ Coolbellup
Aug29

Coderdojo @ Coolbellup

Coolbellup Library Starting September 12 Are you a young coding n00b or a language leet? We want you at Coolbellup Library’s new Coderdojo! Young ninjas can come along and develop their coding...

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Harry Potter 20th Anniversary Wrap-Up
Jun28

Harry Potter 20th Anniversary Wrap-Up

We had an amazing night on Monday celebrating the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. With forty children and their parents all in the Hogwarts spirit we enjoyed a Sorting...

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Celebrate NAIDOC Week 2017 – July School Holidays
Jun19

Celebrate NAIDOC Week 2017 – July School Holidays

July School Holidays – 4-14 July 2017 – Celebrate NAIDOC Week with Cockburn Libraries Coolbellup Library Indigenous Culture and Craft Learn about Indigenous culture with local...

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Bookstars
May01

Bookstars

Bookstars (3:30pm on the second Monday of the month – Success Library) Cockburn Libraries is committed to helping children learn to read. To help parents and children, an experienced teacher...

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April School Holidays – A Bookstastic Good Time
Apr23

April School Holidays – A Bookstastic Good Time

The April school holidays are over for another year and we’ve has an amazing time. We had a Book Cubby at Success and lots of Easter events as well as book and reading activities. We had so...

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Easter Wrap-Up – Children’s Events 2017

Happy Easter! We hope you’re having a lovely Easter Sunday today and if you’ve been to any of our wonderful Easter events in the last week or so you will have seen how much fun we had...

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