Spearwood LEGO Club is back for term three. And at 0ur first LEGO club for August we had a lovely group of children from around Cockburn come to the library to make amazing things. And three sets of stairs… Come to the next LEGO club at Coolbellup Library on Wednesday, 13th August at 3:15pm if you missed out at Spearwood. If you have a child in primary school then there is also Bookstars, a reading and craft session for primary school aged children. The Spearwood session is happening on Friday, 22nd August at 3:45pm with a Children’s Book Week...Read More
Children’s Book of the Year Awards 2014 – Shortlisted This year in the lead up to Children’s Book Week (16-23 August 2014) the staff of Cockburn Libraries are reviewing some of the shortlisted books. The shortlist is compiled by the Children’s Book Council of Australia and deals with the very best of the books for children and young people that have been published in Australia in the last year. This year Western Australia is represented by six wonderful authors and illustrators. In celebration of this the first book I am reviewing Granny Grommet and Me by Dianne Wolfer. The...Read More
“Kiss chasey…you’re it.” This was perhaps the high point of season five of Offspring and if you haven’t seen it yet it’s definitely time to join the Proudmans on this excellent Australian dramedy. The show centres around Nina, an obstetrician who has some excellent issues with reality. Her sister Billie, who has no filter at all, and her brother Jimmy who appears to have no ambition while also being a good father, husband…and possibly the most well-adjusted member of the family. Then there is Nina’s father, her other father, her mother, her father’s son’s mother who is also one...Read More
Top Secret Twenty-One by Janet Evanovich review. I love Janet Evanovich’s Stephanie Plum series of novels. I’ve been reading them since the ninth book and each time a new one comes out I go out and buy it to add to the shelf. Which is impressive, if only because I’ve become an e-book girl. The series has gone up and down with some spectacularly memorable moments including Stephanie running a man in a bunny suit over with her car (he was a band bunny and deserved it), destroying Ranger’s Porsche with a rubbish truck, and the very memorable birth of...Read More
Term three has started which means we are back for our newest round of Storytime and Pram Jam blogs. If you have missed any you should check them out by clicking on the YPS Amazing Shares tag (or the lovely link I just created). We have a lot of amazing things happening this term but the first is my Storytime Blog. This time I’m talking all about transport…cars, buses, boats, flotillas, all the regular ones. Since Transport is our theme we have to think of as many Tt words as we possibly can…(take your time) toy two teddy tool...Read More
We held our last LEGO club of the term at Coolbellup Library on Wednesday, 2nd July and we had a great turn out. The creations are getting even more amazing every session. Here are some of the amazing things made: If you would like to come to a LEGO club our next sessions are: Spearwood Library Friday, 8th August 2014 at 3:45pm and Coolbellup Library Wednesday, 13th August 2014 at 3:15pm....Read More
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