Where’s Wally? At Cockburn Libraries!
Nov18

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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Kids Books with Jessica – Choose Your Own…
Nov14

Kids Books with Jessica – Choose Your Own…

Books are amazing! We are big fans of books…but, sometimes, a book character does something that you wish they wouldn’t. Or, you might want more control over the characters but you just...

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Storytime with Briana- Cats
Nov07

Storytime with Briana- Cats

Meow! Who doesn’t love snuggling up with a soft, purring kitty? There’s so many wonderful stories about cats of all shapes and sizes,  there was no way we couldn’t feature them in Story Time! Books...

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Halloween 2017 Wrap-Up
Nov03

Halloween 2017 Wrap-Up

We had an amazing Halloween at Cockburn Libraries this year. With a Pirate Magician at Spearwood and a terrifyingly good ghost Storyteller at Success. Even staff got into the spirit: You can check...

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Pram Jam with Beth – More of the SSS Sillies
Oct31

Pram Jam with Beth – More of the SSS Sillies

SSSssssSSSSS! This is a bit of an oopsie carry on from last week’s Storytime with Karen – Silly blog from last week, because silly is as silly does (and someone didn’t check the...

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Storytime with Karen – Silly
Oct24

Storytime with Karen – Silly

Dr. Seuss is on the loose. He’s hunting for words that are silly and absurd. To quote Dr. Seuss ‘Fun is good’. And silly stories and rhymes for children can be fun. Which is...

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Captain Underpants Competition Winners Announced
Oct13

Captain Underpants Competition Winners Announced

Thank you to everyone who was part of the Captain Underpants competition, we loved reading all of your entries. But, unfortunately, as with all competitions it’s time for there to be a winner....

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Kids Books with Michaela – LEGO
Oct10

Kids Books with Michaela – LEGO

“I’m Batman. I’m awesome. I’ve got a nine pack.” If you are familiar with these lyrics then you are probably a parent of school-aged kids, like I am! If you haven’t seen The LEGO Batman Movie yet…...

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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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