Hi there guys, hope you are all well! How fast is this year flying by? Feels like Christmas was only just here and now we have Easter! Hands up who is looking forward to the Easter break? Due to the Good Friday Holiday we are closed Friday – so that means we will only have one storytime this week at Success and Spearwood (Tuesday) I know, sad; but it will be lots of fun and there will be sweet surprise for all the storytime kiddies. Coolbellup is having their Easter storytime, as usual, on Wednesday. Let’s talk about the books. We...Read More
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Now, I ‘m not going to say that young love has suddenly been discovered or that until the advent of modern Young Adult (YA for those who are savvy) couples just kind of sat around and hummed bars of kum-ba-yah and ate Kraft singles. Modern YA though, seems to have become a delightfully romantic and intense thing with its fusion of fantasy, medieval or futuristic genres. The girls are full of angst and woe and the boys masculine yet vulnerable. We do get a plethora of contemporary love stories where she’s into him but he wants her best friend but...Read More
The numbers for January 2016 Hello 2016! We are off to a cracking start ; 707 new members. Hey there! 6,694 new items added 55,374 items loaned! Check out the rest of the numbers below View on...Read More
2015 – The numbers 2015 has been a big year for Cockburn Libraries, the numbers are impressive. (Click here for 2014 numbers). We have welcomed 7,400 new members, you’ve loaned over 600,000 items and had 51,700 internet sessions. Massive numbers, nice work you guys! View this infographic on...Read More
Piggies Hello story-timers! Hope you’ve all had a wonderful holiday and are ready to get back into Storytime next week. Pigs is the theme this time round. Who doesn’t like a good pig related story? Piggy storytime has always been lots of fun and the theme lends its self nicely to piggy role playing : oinking, squealing and rolling in the mud. Good times. Books The three little pigs / Nick Sharratt “To build a house,” the third pig said, “I know the thing to choose. Not straw or sticks, but solid bricks. Yes, they’re the things to use.” It’s...Read More
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