Game On! at Cockburn Libraries

9 January -
24 January 2018
Various times
Event is suitable for
Families with childrenYouthAboriginal and Torres Strait IslandersPeople with a disability

It's all fun and games at Cockburn Libraries during the January school holidays. Activities at all three libraries. Register for events through the library event calendar. Check age requirements for each event. 


Pokémon Party
Gotta catch ‘em all! Bring your 3DS or cards to battle and swap with other Trainers. Create fun Pokemon crafts, and dress up for our cosplay competition! Ages 7+
Tuesday 9 January at 10.30am

Circus Skills Workshop
Learn circus skills including: juggling, spinning plates, and more. Ages 7+
Tuesday 16 January at 10.30am

Uno Challenge
Do you think you’re a Uno master? Test your skills in our Uno Challenge. You must know how to play to sign up. Ages 6+
Wednesday 17 January at 10.30am

Design Your Own Board Game
Create your own board game to take home and play. Ages 6+
Wednesday 24 January at 10.30am


Design Your Own Board Game
Create your own board game to take home and play. Ages 6+
Tuesday 9 January at 10.30am

Smelly Search Treasure Hunt
Be a detective like Thea and Geronimo Stilton and see what you can find in the Smelly Search Treasure Hunt. Ages 5+
Friday 12 January at 10.30am

Family Feud Competition
The survey says…lots of fun will be had when you join us at the library for our Family Feud competition. Ages 6+
Friday 19 January at 10.30am


Early Childhood Science with Scitech
Children will use their senses to understand the world around them and discover how they are being scientists every day. The Scitech Early Childhood program fosters children’s natural curiosity and encourages them to ask why, how and what if? Ages 0-5
Wednesday 10 January - two identical sessions: 10am or 11.15am

Anime Arvo
Anime Arvo is an opportunity to watch a selection of first episodes from four different Anime TV series. Specific titles and ratings are available on our website. Ages 15+
Thursday 11 January at 2-4pm

Foosball Game
Build your own foosball game. Ages 6+
Thursday 18 January at 10am

Uno Challenge
Do you think you’re a Uno master? Test your skills in our Uno Challenge. You must know how to play to sign up. Ages 6+
Tuesday 23 January at 10am

Robotics Workshops

Using a series of barcodes, experiment and play with an Edison robot! Build a maze for your Edison to go through, and then get ready for a robot sumo battle!
Ages 8+

Spearwood Library - Monday 8 January at 10.30am
Success Library - Monday 15 January at 10am
Coolbellup Library - Monday 22 January at 10.30am

Do you want more coding?

CoderDojo@Coolbellup starts Tuesday 30 January at 3.30pm – bookings open on 15 January.

And keep your eyes on our website for more information about CoderDojo@Spearwood coming soon.


Bookings Essential

All events are free but bookings are essential.

Register online

Summer Reading Club

The Summer Reading Club runs between 1 December and 31 January.

Cockburn Libraries wants to encourage a love of reading year round – so get involved in this amazing club delivered both in libraries and online. The Summer Reading Club has special areas for pre-schoolers, primary aged children, and high schoolers so there is something for everyone during the summer holidays. Special activity packs are available for download from the website to help children engage with their reading using multi-literacy development.

Visit the Summer Reading Club website to sign up and keep an eye on the library website for more activities to alleviate the boredom during the holidays.

Borrow ten junior books from your local Cockburn library during December and January and ask at the front desk for a prize.


Cockburn Libraries

Activities will be taking place at all three Cockburn Libraries.



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