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Welcome to the new Cockburn Libraries website. We've added some new features and refreshed the old. Read More

HomeLatest news for KidsChildren’s Book WeekChildren’s Book Week 2022

Welcome to the new Cockburn Libraries website. We've added some new features and refreshed the old. Read More

HomeLatest news for KidsChildren’s Book WeekChildren’s Book Week 2022

Welcome to the new Cockburn Libraries website. We've added some new features and refreshed the old. Read More

HomeLatest news for KidsChildren’s Book WeekChildren’s Book Week 2022

Children’s Book Week 20-27 August 2022

Dreaming With Eyes Open

Pram Jams (0-2 years)

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 22 August at 10am
Spearwood Library
Thursday 25 August at 10.30am
Success Library
Wednesday 24 August at 10am
Thursday 25 August at 10am

Toddler Tales (1.5-2.5 years)

Get excited about books and play at our dreamy Toddler Tales session.
Success Library – Monday 22 August at 9.30am

Blokes do Storytime (2-5 years)

Storytime for father figures.
Success Library – Saturday 20 August at 10.30am

Storytime (2-5 years)

Show us how you Dream With Eyes Open this Children’s Book Week by donning your PJs for our special Storytime sessions. We are reading a selection of the Notable books with our favourite rhymes and songs. There will also be a fun craft to do and take home.
Library Fundraiser – dress in your pyjamas for Storytime, or anytime that day, and donate to the Indigenous Literacy Foundation if you would like. All funds go to the ILF.

Coolbellup Library
Wednesday 24 August at 10.30am
Spearwood Library
Tuesday 23 August at 10.30am
Friday 26 August at 10.30am
Success Library
Tuesday 23 August at 9.30am
Friday 26 August at 9.30am

Bookings are Essential for these events:

Nature Storytime Trek (2-5 years)
Wetlands Centre, Cockburn (184 Hope Road, Bibra Lake)
Monday 22 August, 1.30-3pm
Join us for a story, nature trek, and craft at the Wetlands Centre. You’ll need good shoes, a full water bottle, and weather/sun protection. Bookings essential.

STEAM Club @ Success (9-12 years)
Success Library
Thursday 25 August at 4pm
Our Solar System: learn how astronomers searched the night skies and discovered our solar system throughout history. You’ll learn about the solar system, our nearest neighbours and why our home is so special! Bookings essential.

Look and Find – Children’s Book Week Competition
Competition runs Saturday 20 to Saturday 27 August.
Ages 3-18.

Visit Cockburn Libraries and look for one of our special competition posters, scan the QR code and answer the question. Can you find all the posters and answers?

The main prize is a Perth Experience pack.

Attendees at any Children’s Book Week event at Cockburn Libraries will have the chance for a bonus entry.

For more competition details and the Terms and Conditions.

Colouring In – Children’s Book Week Competition

Competition Entries accepted Saturday 20 to Saturday 27 August.
Entries displayed and public voting Monday 30 August to Saturday 3 September.
Three categories: 0-3 years, 4-6 years, and 7-13 years.

Visit Cockburn Libraries and look for one of our special competition posters, scan the QR code and answer the question. Can you find all the posters and answers?

The main prize in each category is a $50 Booktopia voucher.

Entries are limited to one per person per branch.

For more competition details and the Terms and Conditions.