17-27 April 2018. Various times and locations. Free. Bookings open 2 April 2018

Rocket into space this April with these free school holiday activities at Cockburn Libraries. Bookings essential. Bookings open 2 April 2018. Parents must be in attendance during these events. Book online using the individual links below or view all the events (And make bookings) on the library event calendar.


Alien Spaceship

Tuesday 17 April at 10am
Get crafty and creative! Design and make your own funny, crazy or creepy alien and a paper plate spaceship to transport it around the universe. Ages 4+

Galaxy Slime

Tuesday 24 April at 10.30am
Scientists, let’s get slimy…come to the library and make your own galaxy slime to take home. Ages 6+

Straw Rockets

Thursday 26 April at 10am
Want to be part of a new space race? Be a paper rocket engineer and put one to the test. Then, design and launch your own rocket and see who will win. Ages 6+

Scitech Space Dome

Friday 27 April – two sessions
Day and Night (ages 5-8) at 10am
What is day and night and how does it work? Travel into space and find out!

Our Solar System (ages 9-12) at 11.30am
Travel past rocky terrestrial and gas giant planets, explore moons and more in our solar system.

Teens @ the Success Library

Social Media & You

Wednesday 18 April, 2-3pm
Did you know that social media use can impact your mental health? Join HelpingMinds for a one hour social media workshop that aims to increase knowledge and understanding.

Anime Arvo

Thursday 19 April, 2-4pm
Anime Arvo is an opportunity to watch a selection of first episodes from four different Anime TV series:

  • Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun (PG)
  • My Love Story!! (PG)
  • Samurai Flamenco (M)
  • Beautiful Bones (M)

Recommended ages 15 and over.


Our Solar System

Tuesday 17 April at 10.30am
Discover planet orbits, phases of the moon, scale and distance with fun hands-on activities from the Gingin Gravity Discovery Centre. Ages 7+

CleverClay Aliens

Friday 20 April at 10.30am
Create your own rubbery alien creature from outer space using crafty CleverClay. Your alien creation is then placed into a glass jar with water to make an outer space Snow Wonderland complete with glitter! Ages 6+

3D Wooden Rockets

Friday 27 April at 10.30am
Rocket into space! Create and decorate your very own 3D wooden rocket using silver paint, sequins and glitter. Ages 6+


Watercolour Planet Art

Tuesday 17 April at 10.30am
Make beautiful planets with watercolour paint and special paper to create your own space art! Ages 6+

Astrology Constellation

Wednesday 18 April at 10.30am
Make a sparkly version of your star sign as seen in the night sky! Ages 7+

Top Secret Science Space Workshop

Tuesday 24 April at 10.30am
Explore the science of space with fun activities in an out-of-this-world workshop! Ages 5+

A paper craft rocket blasting into space