Listen to Radio Fremantle 107.9FM on the last Friday of every month, from 9am, to find out all the latest from Cockburn Libraries. Jessica and Leah from the library join regular Friday morning host Bob Edwards to chat about the latest events, services and all things Cockburn Libraries. You can pick up Radio Fremantle on your radio dial in most parts of Cockburn, Fremantle, Melville and East Fremantle. You can also listen anywhere in the world on the internet through the live stream on the Radio Fremantle...Read More
Author: Jenni D
“Being active, having a sense of belonging, and having a purpose in life all contribute to happiness and good mental health.” This is the idea behind the Act Belong Commit Organization. With this in mind, Cockburn Libraries has on display at Spearwood Library some of the wonderful creations of the Men’s Shed in Yangebup. The display is set up now just in time for Men’s Health Week 9 -15th June. The Men’s Shed provides a community space in Cockburn where men can get together to work on meaningful projects at their own pace and in their own time and to advance...Read More
Halloween Storytime @ Spearwood, a set on Flickr. Halloween was a massive night at Spearwood Library. A big crowd of ghouls, witches, fairies and other scary (and not so scary) characters assembled to hear to amazing stories performed by our extra special guest storyteller Andy Wright. If you were there, tell which of Andy’s stories was your...Read More
Congratulations to Marita Ferreira, winner of the $200 gift voucher. Marita receives all her library notifications by SMS and Email. The advantages of this include: you receive reminders 3 days before your loans are due you are notified much quicker than by mail you save...Read More
With the silly season upon us the staff from Cockburn libraries put down their books and relaxed with a feast at one of our newest staff members house for a bit of christmas cheer. Sandra, our very gracious host whipped up an amazing indonesian smorgesbord with the help of a few others. A highlight of the dessert table has to be Jarrod’s Christmas ninja cookies – they tasted as good as they looked. The one thing I can tell you my friends, is that librarians can cook! A lurk to working in a library is you always know when...Read More
Household batteries present an environmental hazard in our waste stream, exposing our soils and waterways to heavy metal contamination, including lead and acid, having the potential to leach from solid waste landfills. To protect our environment you can drop off your old batteries, mobile phones and ink cartridges at all Cockburn Libraries. These items are recycled into other products or disposed of carefully – so much better than ending up in...Read More
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