Lets celebrate Lunar New Year 2022

5-12 February

Lunar New Year is celebrated throughout Asia, influenced by the Chinese Lunar Calendar whose months are based on moon cycles. It is often referred to as the Spring Festival and celebrates the beginning of a new year.

2022 is Chinese Year of the Tiger and celebrations start on 1 February and last for 15 days.

Cockburn Libraries will celebrate with the famous Lion dance and lots of other fun family activities at Success and Spearwood Libraries.

 Join in the fun by wearing something red!

Art Workshop

Join Huilin Sun for an art workshop learning calligraphy and paper cutting. These techniques date back two thousand years in China and are the perfect way to embrace your creativity this Lunar New Year.

Suitable for adults and older kids (ages 10+)

When: Saturday 5 February from 1.30-3.30pm

Where: Success Library, 11 Wentworth Parade, Success
$5 per person for a 2 hour workshop
Bookings are essential – bookings open 15 January

Family fun with music, dance and much more

2.30-3.30pm
Children’s Lunar New Year craft activities inside the library:
Make Your Own Lucky Red Packet
Lunar New Year Dragon Puppet
All ages
3.30-4pm
Guzheng music performance by Zing Music Studio in the foyer outside the library followed by a Tea art ceremony.
4pm
Lion Dance performance by the Chung Wah dance troupe inside and outside the library.
4.15pm
Traditional Chinese Dance performed by children from Yup Academy
4.30pm
Kung Fu demonstration of the Chow Gar style by Wong’s Academy outside the library in the forecourt.
Asian food stalls and Chinese bubble tea will be available to purchase from 1pm.
When: Saturday 5 February from 2.30-5pm
Where: Success Library and the forecourt outside on the southern end opposite the Youth Centre

Free but bookings are required.

STEAM Club – Dragon traps.

Trap a dragon using an engineered pulley system. (ages 10 +)

When: Thursday 10 February at 4-5pm

Where: Success Library

Free but bookings essential

OUTDOOR MUSIC, KUNG FU PERFORMANCE and CHILDREN’S STORYTIME AT SPEARWOOD LIBRARY

10am-10-30am
Guzheng music performance by Zing Music Studio in the courtyard outside the library
10.30am-10.45am
Kung Fu demonstration of the Chow Gar style by Wong’s Academy outside the library.
10.45-11.45am
Lunar New Year Children’s Storytime and craft activity inside the library.
Make your own Douli Hat (3-6 years)

When: Saturday 12 February
Where: Spearwood Library, 9 Coleville Crescent Spearwood.

 

 PRAM JAMS

Celebrate Lunar New Year with special Pram Jams (0-2 years)

Success Library

Wednesday 9 and Thursday 10 February at 10am – Bookings not required

STORYTIME

Celebrate Lunar New Year with Storytime (2-5 years)

Spearwood Library

Tuesday 8 and Friday 11 February at 10.30am – Bookings not required.

Success Library

Tuesday 8 and Friday 11 February at 9.30am – Bookings not required.

TODDLER TALES

Celebrate Lunar New Year with Toddler Tales (1.5-2.5 years)

Monday 7 February at 10.30am – Bookings not required.