Children’s Book Week 2017

Children’s Book Week

Friday 18 August to Friday 25 August 2017

Children’s Book Week is an exciting week at the library where we celebrate excellent literature written for children by and in Australia. It’s a time when we get to celebrate reading, literacy, and books which are three things we are very passionate about at the library. So come and join us and celebrate Children’s Book Week. The theme this year is…Escape to Everywhere and books will certainly help us do that.

Pram Jams
Join us at your favourite Pram Jam session for songs, rhymes, and a look at one of this year’s Notable books.

Coolbellup Library – Monday 21 August at 10am
Success Library – Wednesday 23 and Thursday 24 August at 10am
Spearwood Library – Thursday 24 August at 10am

Storytime
Celebrate a book’s ability to help us Escape to Everywhere this Children’s Book Week by dressing up as a book character for our Dress-Up Storytime session. We are reading a selection of the Notable books with our favourite rhymes or shaker songs. There will also be a fun craft to do and take home.

Success Library – Tuesday 22 and Friday 25 August at 9:30am
Coolbellup Library – Wednesday 23 August at 10:30am
Spearwood Library – Tuesday 22 August and Friday 25 August at 10:30am

Bookstars
There will be a special Children’s Book Week themed Bookstars session at Success Library on Monday 21 August at 3:30pm

Creative Kids
And a special Children’s Book Week themed Creative Kids – Craft session at Coolbellup Library on Wednesday 23 August at 3:30pm


Children’s Book Week Competitions
Competitions run from Friday 18 August to Friday 25 August
See our website, or the entry forms, for more details and the specific Terms and Conditions for each competition.

Word Jumble

Visit Spearwood Library and Phoenix Shopping Centre to find the special Children’s Book Week posters featuring some of this year’s Notable books. Each poster has one letter from our special word jumble. Collect all 13 letters and unjumble them to make the title of one of this year’s shortlisted books.
Write your unjumbled title in the space provided on the entry form and drop it in the entry box at Phoenix Shopping Centre for your chance to win an iPad.

Book Cover Picture Puzzle

Visit Success Library to collect your entry form and then hunt through the Cockburn Health & Community facility to find our special Children’s Book Week posters. Each poster shows a Notable book cover puzzle, work out what the book is, write down the title on the entry form, and drop it off in the barrel at Success Library for your chance to win an iPad.


Jessica

Author: Jessica

I was a teacher for six years before becoming a Young People's Services Librarian. I taught everything from kindy to year seven and I'm really excited to be working towards greater early literacy with the children of Cockburn.

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