Book Week

Book Week
Book Week is online for school groups! Book online to enjoy the CBCA finalist books, plus games and readers' theatres.  

Library Visits

All Kindergarten to Year 2 classes are invited to participate in our Virtual library visits.
This is an ideal opportunity to promote Book Week, and introduce your students to their local Librarians. Each virtual session will include a presentation of shortlisted books, storytelling, and an overview of library resources and activities, via Zoom.
Sessions run for approximately 45 minutes and are available from Monday 19 October to Friday 23 October, via Zoom. 
Please note, these sessions are for LGA school classes and home school families only, not for the general public. 
Make your  bookings​​​ here!

Author Talk

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Everybody Loves Llamas Author Talk with Aleesah Darlison 
Find out why everybody loves llamas and in this LAUGH-OUT-LOUD author talk! League of Llamas (aka LOL) is Aleesah’s new four-book comedy series, featuring llama secret agents. This hilarious show will feature hijinks, games, a sample chapter reading, audience participation and loads of laughter. Attendees will have a chance to draw their own llama (please have some paper and a pencil handy) and interact with the author with questions. Suitable for Stage 2 students. 
Dates
  • Monday 19 October 
  • Wednesday 21 October
  • Tuesday 27 October
  • Thursday 29 October
Time: 10am

Competitions

We've got two fun competitions for children aged 5-12 years for Book Week!

Drawing competition

Design your very own fabulous Curious Creature! See the image at the top of this page for inspiration (if you need it). The more fantastical the better. Print out an entry form, including a page for your design and have your entries back to us by 5pm on Friday 6 November!  

Guessing competition

Drop into one of our nine Canterbury-Bankstown branch libraries to guess how many Curious Creatures are in the jar! If you can't get to a library, you can still play along--take a look at the picture below and  place your guesses using this form! 
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Submit your competition entries at any of the nine libraries, using the forms or email them before Monday 9 November to libraries@cbcity.nsw.gov.au. And Visit ​​ cb.city/libraryevent for bookings!   
Winners will be notified by Monday 16 November. 
For enquiries please contact Bianca Luks on 9707 9708.