Pandamonia – Children’s Book Week Review
May27

Pandamonia – Children’s Book Week Review

Pandamonia – A Children’s Book Week Review This book was Notable in the Children’s Book Council of Australia’s Picture Book of the Year category. Pandamonia by Chris Owen and...

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Take Ted Instead – Children’s Book Week Review
May20

Take Ted Instead – Children’s Book Week Review

Children’s Book Week Review – Take Ted Instead If you’re a regular reader of our blog you will know that each year we (your Cockburn Libraries’ Children’s Services...

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Storytime with Karen – Mother’s Day
May09

Storytime with Karen – Mother’s Day

Wishing all mums a Happy Mother’s Day A mum has two very important jobs to do. One is to look after her children. The other is to do everything else as well!   Mother’s Day honours...

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Storytime with Jessica – Oliver Jeffers
Jan31

Storytime with Jessica – Oliver Jeffers

We’re BACK! Storytime and Pram Jam and everything is back this week which is VERY exciting and we can’t wait to see you at our Storytime and Pram Jam sessions… But, I’m here...

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Storytime with Karen – Monkeys
Nov22

Storytime with Karen – Monkeys

Monkey see, monkey do! This week’s Storytime theme is all about monkeys! You may be familiar with these popular chants: “Monkey see, monkey do, I’m a little monkey too!” or...

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Pram Jams with Mary – Summer
Nov15

Pram Jams with Mary – Summer

At long last, after a very cold winter, summer is finally on its way. You can put the winter clothes away and get the summer shorts and tee shirts out. Mums and dads will be pleased to be able to do...

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Storytime with Shantelle – Oceans of Kisses
Oct11

Storytime with Shantelle – Oceans of Kisses

Storytime with Shantelle – Kisses There are kisses and then there are kisses. Those dry as dust ones from Great Aunt Verna that are akin to flypaper being scraped over your skin or even the...

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Storytime with Karen – Artsy
Sep27

Storytime with Karen – Artsy

Every child is an artist ~ Pablo Picasso This week’s storytime theme is ARTSY. Art plays an important role in a child’s education as it helps children to observe, find their voice, make...

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The Jungle book – a remake of the classic tale
Sep09

The Jungle book – a remake of the classic tale

Rudyard Kipling’ Jungle Book has inspired many Mowglis… …but for me and for many out there the only true version is Walt Disney’s. It was made a long time ago but somehow it...

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The good dinosaur is sad but fun
Sep02

The good dinosaur is sad but fun

Who doesn’t love dinosaurs? As children, we study them but the interest never really fades. (The Jurassic Park franchise is proof of that.) We imagine the herbivores being nice and peaceful...

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  • The Better Beginnings book cubby is all finished at Success Library now that the April #schoolholidays are over but we are very excited by the range of wonderful books created and published at the #library that everyone was able to share. #betterbeginnings #childrensactivities #childrensevents #librariesofinstagram

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