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Prescribed burn - Doogarch Park Carabooda. Saturday 24 April at 8am.

The City’s Volunteer Bush Fire Brigade will be undertaking a prescribed burn at Doogarch Park, Carabooda on Saturday, 24 April 2021 at approximately 8am (weather permitting).

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Crafty Bird Fun - ages 3 years and over

Bird craft with paper and scissor and glue

When: Tuesday 6 April to Saturday 17 April // library opening hours 
Where: Girrawheen Library, 6 Patrick Court, Girrawheen
Cost: FREE - no booking required

Have fun making your very own paper birds.

Get creative and crafty using everyday materials to make your own version of a toucan or an owl.

Parachutes - Folding, Flying & Fun - ages 3-10 years

Boy throwing paper parachute

When: Tuesday 6 April to Friday 9 April // 10:00am to 4:00pm 
Where: Clarkson Library and Yanchep/Two Rocks Library
Cost: FREE - no booking required

Try out the 'Parachute Drop Challenge'

Drop in to either Clarkson or Yanchep/Two Rocks Library to fold and fly paper parachutes! Get creative and customise your parachute.

Whose parachute will fly furthest?

1000 Cranes paper folding - ages 6 years and over

Paper folded cranes

When: 
Wanneroo Library - Tuesday 6 April to Saturday 17 April // all day 
Girrawheen Library - Thursday 8 April // 10:00am
Where: Wanneroo Library and Girrawheen Library
Cost: FREE - registration required for Girrawheen session

Create paper cranes and help the library make a flock of 1000.

In Japan, there is a belief that if you folded 1000 paper cranes, then your wish would come true. Come to Wanneroo Library to create one or a few and add them to our display. Paper and instructions provided.

Register now for Girrawheen session

Paper Birds - Folding, Flying & Fun - ages 3-10 years

Boy doing papercraft

When: Tuesday 6 April to Friday 9 April // 10:00am to 4:00pm 
Where: Clarkson Library and Yanchep/Two Rocks Library
Cost: FREE - no booking required

Continuing with our School Holiday theme of flight & aviation. Drop in to make a paper plate “Birds on a Nest”.

Birds of WA Scavenger Hunt - ages 6 years and over

Hunt for scavenger hunt

When: Tuesday 6 April to Saturday 17 April // library opening hours 
Where: Wanneroo Library
Cost: FREE - no booking required

It's time to go bird watching!

Find all ten of the Western Australian birds hidden around the library and win a prize!

Opening hours

  • Mon- Fri // 9:00am - 5:30pm
  • Sat // 9:00am - 1:00pm
  • Sundays and public holidays // closed

Daily puzzles at the library - ages 7 years and over

Child doing a puzzle

When: Tuesday 6 April to Saturday 17 April // library opening hours 
Where: Wanneroo Library
Cost: FREE - no booking required

Puzzles galore, not a problem!

Each day a new giant word search, word scramble, codebreaker or other puzzle will be available in the junior area for anyone to participate. Have a go at cracking the puzzles.

Opening hours

  • Mon- Fri // 9:00am - 5:30pm
  • Sat // 9:00am - 1:00pm
  • Sundays and public holidays // closed

Library of Fortune! - 8-13 years

Sign saying Winner Is

When: Thursday 8 April // 10:00am to 11:00am 
Where: Wanneroo Library, Wanneroo Library and Cultural Centre, 3 Rocca Way, Wanneroo
Cost: FREE - registration essential

It's a fun game show challenge!

The Wanneroo Library challenges you to come on down to our game show hour with Library of Fortune!

We have three different game stations to move around the library and try for a prize. 

Register now

Up Close with the Birds of Prey - FULLY BOOKED

Wedge tailed eagle

When: Various days and times
Where: Various locations
Cost: FREE

Dates and locations

  • Wanneroo Library - Monday 12 April // 10:00am to 11:30am
  • Girrawheen Library - Monday 12 April // 1:30pm to 3pm
  • Clarkson Library - Tuesday 13 April // 10:00am to 11:30am
  • Yanchep Two Rocks Library - Tuesday 13 April // 1:30pm to 3pm

What a plume-filled treat!  WA Birds of Prey will showcase 5 of their majestic feathered creatures in an interactive presentation.

There will be owls, a falcon, a wedge-tailed eagle and a kite to learn about. Participants will get a chance to hold a bird and there’s a special, exciting challenge for all attendees to complete.

Check out all the fabulous activities featuring our feathered friends at our libraries these holidays.

Paper Planes - Folding, Flying & Fun - ages 3-10 years

Boy throwing paper plane

When: Monday 12 April to Friday 16 April // 10:00am to 4:00pm 
Where: Clarkson Library and Yanchep/Two Rocks Library
Cost: FREE - no booking required

Paper Plan Flight Challenge!

Drop in to fold and fly paper airplanes. Get creative and customise your plane!

Whose plane will fly furthest?

Paper Rockets - Folding, Flying & Fun - ages 3-10 years

Paper rockets craft

When: Monday 12 April to Friday 16 April // 10:00am to 4:00pm 
Where: Clarkson Library and Yanchep/Two Rocks Library
Cost: FREE - no booking required

Take the challenge to make your own rocket.

Drop in to make some paper rockets. Let your imagination soar to create a special space vehicle.

Bird Trivia Challenge for Kids - ages 8 years and over

Owl looking at camera

When: Tuesday 13 April // 10:00am to 11:00am 
Where: Girrawheen Library, 6 Patrick Court, Girrawheen
Cost: FREE - registration required

Join in for a fun quiz on all things bird related. 

How much do you know about our flighty friends?  Test your brain, bring a friend and be in the running for a prize.

Register now