Book Week 2017

Each year, across Australia, The Children's Book Council Australia brings children and books together celebrating Children’s Book Week.

Book Week 

Picnic in the Park

Dress up as your favourite book character and join us for a picnic in the park with Story Time on the lawn.  There will be heaps of fun for the kids with face painting, balloon art, puppets plus heaps more!  Bring a picnic, rug, water bottle and hat for the celebration.

Thursday, August 24
Civic Precinct
10am - 12 noon

Book Week 

Walkerston Book Week Parade

Dress as your favourite book character and parade with us down Dutton Street for the Annual Walkerston Book Week Parade.

Friday, August 25
Walkerston State School basketball courts
9am - 10.30am

The Walkerston Book Week Parade is proudly supported by Walkerston Rotary.

Baby Bounce 

Book Week Baby Bounce

Little people from birth to walking are invited to dress as their favourite children’s book character and celebrate Book Week.

Baby Bounce promotes language development in babies from birth to walking. The session features nursery rhymes, finger plays, songs and stories.

Monday, August 21 Mirani Library 9.30am – 10am

Monday, August 21 Dudley Denny City Library 11am – 11.30am

Tuesday, August 22 Sarina Library 9.30am – 10am

Thursday, August 24 Gordon White Library 10.30am – 11am

Toddler Time 

Book Week Toddler Time

Toddler Time encourages language development and social interaction for toddlers up to 2.5 years. The session features nursery rhymes, finger plays, action songs and a story. Don’t forget to come dressed as your favourite book character!

Monday, August 21 Gordon White Library 9.30am – 10am

Wednesday, August 23 Mirani Library 9.30am – 10am

Friday, August 25 Dudley Denny City Library 9.30am – 10am

Storytime 

Book Week Story Time

Bring your little one aged 2.5 - 5 years dressed as their favourite book character and celebrate Book Week.

Story Time enhances language and literacy development.  The session features stories, nursery rhymes and songs.

Tuesday, August 22 Mirani Library 9.30am – 10am

Tuesday, August 22 Walkerston Library 10.30am - 11am

Wednesday, August 23 Sarina Library 10am – 11am

Wednesday, August 23 Gordon White Library 10.30am – 11am

Friday, August 25 Gordon White Library 9.30am – 10am

Book Week

Competitions

Enter a Book Week Competition for your chance to win a prize.

> Book Hunt - All library branches
> Picture Hunt - All library branches
> Colouring In - Walkerston Library
> Best Costume - Book Parade

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