Children’s Book Week 2018

This year’s Children’s Book Week celebrations run 18 to 25 August 2018…Find Your Treasure at Cockburn Libraries with a range of activities in the library and competitions.

Pram Jams 0-2 year olds

Join us at your favourite Pram Jam session for songs, rhymes, and a look at one of this year’s Notable books.

Coolbellup Library
Monday 20 August at 10am

Success Library
Wednesday 22 August at 10am
Thursday 23 August at 10am

Spearwood Library
Thursday 23 August at 10.30am

Storytime 2-5 year olds

Celebrate a book’s ability to help you Find Your Treasure this Children’s Book Week by dressing up as a book character for our Dress-Up Storytime session. We are reading a selection of the Notable books with our favourite rhymes or shaker songs. There will also be a fun craft to do and take home.

Success Library
Tuesday 21 August at 9:30am
Friday 24 August at 9:30am

Coolbellup Library
Wednesday 22 August at 10:30am

Spearwood Library
Tuesday 21 August at 10:30am
Friday 24 August at 10:30am

School Aged Children

Bookstars Ages 5+
There will be a special Children’s Book Week themed Bookstars session at Success Library on Monday 20 August at 3:30pm. No bookings required.

Trumble and Ludwig’s Forest Adventure Book Launch Ages 6-8
Join author Jacqui A’Court for a special excerpt reading of her book ‘Trumble and Ludwig’s Forest Adventure’, craft, and cake at this kid’s book launch at Success Library on Thursday 23 August at 4pm. Bookings are required for this event.


Children’s Book Week Competitions

All competitions run from Saturday 18 August to Saturday 25 August, unless otherwise specified.
The main prize for each competition is a $50 book voucher.
Visit the pages for the specific competitions for more details and the Terms and Conditions.

Success Library Quest (Three age categories)
Visit Success Library to see if you can Find Your Treasure with the Children’s Book Week daily Library Quest; you can enter each day for multiple chances to win. There are three age categories (0-5, 6-12, and 13-18 years). Solve the riddle, find the prize, and enter the draw for your chance to win.

Spearwood Treasure Question Competition Ages 7+
Visit our website and answer this question, in 25 words or less, for your chance to go in the draw: Tell us something you treasure and why?

Spearwood Colouring-in Competition Ages 6 and under
**Competition runs Saturday 11 August to Saturday 25 August.
Collect a colouring-in entry form from Spearwood Library, create your masterpiece, and return it to Spearwood Library for display for your chance to win.

Coolbellup Treasure Tree Competition (Two age categories)
Answer this question for your chance to win: What would grow on your treasure tree?
Visit Coolbellup Library and collect an entry form, entries can be illustrated (ages 6 and under) or written (ages 7+).