Children's Book Week

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17 August -
24 August 2019
Various times

Reading is my secret power. Cockburn Libraries celebrate Children's Book Week 2019. 

Pram Jams

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 19 August at 10am
Spearwood Library – Thursday 22 August at 10.30am
Success Library – Wednesday 21 and Thursday 22 August at 10am


Display your Secret Power this Children’s Book Week by dressing up as a book character for our Dress-Up 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.

Coolbellup Library – Wednesday 21 August at 10.30am
Spearwood Library – Tuesday 20 and Friday 23 August at 10.30am
Success Library – Tuesday 20 and Friday 23 August at 9.30am


There will be a special Children’s Book Week themed Bookstars session at Success Library on Monday 19 August at 3.30pm.

Children’s Book Week Competition – Book Cover Hunt

Competition runs Saturday 17 August to Saturday 24 August.
Three categories: 0-5 years, 6-12 years, and 13-18 years.

Visit Cockburn Libraries during Children's Book Week and hunt for the special cards featuring this year’s Shortlisted books. Hand in the card at the staff desk to recieve an entry form to go in the draw for your chance to win a secret box filled with a book and other goodies. Follow the library Instagram in the lead up to Children’s Book Week for clues about some of the secret contents. 

Entries are limited to one per person per day per library. Attendees at any of the above Children’s Book Week events will qualify for a bonus entry. Terms and Conditions will be available on the library website closer to the competition.

Three locations

Success Library
Spearwood Library
Coolbellup Library


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