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Coming up in June – story times in Spanish, Italian and French

coming up at Le toboggan bookstore

We are happy to announced that in June we will be organising 5 story times:

Spanish – Sat 1 at 2.30pm at Le toboggan’s (Nedlands) & Wed 5 at 11am at the City of Perth Library (COPL, Hay st)

Italian – Sat 15 at 2.30pm at Le toboggan’s

French – Wed 19 at 11am at the COPL and Sat 29 at 2.30pm at Le toboggan’s

Le toboggan’s address is 3/168 Hampden road, Nedlands. We are on the first floor and will help you to bring up your prams.

These are free family events and everyone is welcome, non-speakers too.

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‘El gato y el pepino’ book reading & signing’

El gato y el pepino le toboggan bookstore_event

We are pleased to welcome author Marisa Ebsworth for the reading and signing of her bilingual book ‘El gato y el pepino’.

Come and join us to discover this story about friendship between a cat and a cucumber. This is a great opportunity to interact with the and her questions about her story and her creative process.

Free event – book

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2024 International Mother’s language Day

2024 international mother language day - le toboggan

You are invited to celebrate this year’s international mother’s language day by joining us for an amazing international story time.

We will gather on the grounds of the Fremantle Arts Centre on Saturday 17th February 2024 from 3pm.

Thanks to our kind multilingual volunteers from the Multilingual Australia, Goethe Society WA, Arya Hindi Vidyalay and many others, we are able to bring you this fantastic event that celebrates the cultural and linguistic wealth of our communities.

There will be stories read in Italian, German, Hungarian, Bahasa (Indonesian), Hindi, French, Portuguese, Spanish, Japanese.

Free event. No booking required.
Let us know if you would like to contribute your language.
Please share with your communities.

Brought to you by Le Toboggan

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Christmas pop up store & Italian story time

Le toboggan christmas pop up

We are organising an amazing event to help you with your Christmas shopping.

πŸŽ„‘Arrivera la Befana a Fremantle?’

Author/Illustrator Daniela Pruiti Ciarello will read her bilingual book.

Then she will sign your copy.

You do not need to speak Italian to enjoy following the Befana in Freo with this bilingual story.

πŸ₯–Petit Plaisir will be selling their delicious treats: baguettes, pain d’epices, palets bretons, petit beurre and many more…

πŸ’You will be able to browse our wonderful selection of language books to make the perfect gift this Xmas.

You will be required to book the Italian story time to ensure we have enough space for everyone.

FREE event.

Should you wish to get your copy of the Befana book signed, the book costs $30 purchased on the day.

We look forward to seeing you.

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WA Museum’s Wildlife Gallery- Marsupials – in French and in Spanish with Le toboggan

We are ending this year language tours at the WA Museum with a fun visit. We learn about marsupials in an interactive and educational manner.

Did you know that not all the marsupials had pouches?

Join us t learn more fun facts about these iconic Australian animals.

French visit on Sunday 3 November at 10 am and Spanish on Sunday 5 December at 10 am.

$10/per person. Cost of the tour in French of Spanish only, adults will need to either purchase a membership (from $15) or a ticket at the entrance of the mUseum ($15).

Book your ticket now

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International story times at the 2023 Scribblers Festival

Le toboggan is very proud to bring a multicultural touch to this year’s Scribblers Festival.

We will be organising 4 international story times. Mark your calendars!

Saturday 28 Oct

1pm – Chinese / 3pm – Portuguese

Sunday 29 Oct

1pm – Spanish / 3pm – French

The organisers have planned fantastic activities for your children Some require bookings.

Check the whole program out…

You will find the story time books and more at our stall. Please come and say hello between activities πŸ™‚

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Le toboggan’s French and Spanish tours at the WA Museum UPDATE

le toboggan at the WA museum

Our Spanish and French tours are now open to the language learners.

You do no need to master the language. Our tours offer additional exposure to enhance your language skills. We organise interactive activities and the language learners receive a vocabulary sheet related to the gallery visited.

No matter what your language level is we are happy to adapt the tour to all level of proficiency.

We can also arrange tours for language groups or schools.

Head to and get your tickets now. Adults 16+ $5/ticket and children 4-15 $10/child.

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2021 French & Spanish story times

We are back in 2021 at the City of Perth Library, Hay Street, with more wonderful stories in Spanish and i French.

Everyone is welcome, non speakers too.

Here are the dates for the first 6 months. the remainder of the year will be updated in a few months.


6th Jan / 3rd Feb / 3rd March / 7th April / 5th May / 2nd June


20th Jan / 17th Feb / 17th March / 21st Apr / 12th May / 16th June

We look forward to seeing you soon.

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2020 Spanish & French story times at the Cambridge Library, Floreat

Come and join us for one hour of songs, stories, craft and fun in French and in Spanish.

Non speakers are welcomed. This is a free event.

Spanish => 23 March, 18 May, 27 July, 21 September, 16 November

French => 24 February, 6 April, 15 June, 10 August, 19 October, 14 December

We look forward to reading to you!

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2020 French & Spanish story times at the City of Perth Library

Come along and enjoy one hour of songs, stories and craft in French and in Spanish.

All welcome, non speakers as well.

From 11 am to 12pm. Please pick a pass at the desk downstairs.


  • 8 Jan, 5 Feb, 4 Mar, 1 Apr, 6 May, 3 Jun, TBA Jul, 5 Aug, 2 Sep, 7 Oct, 4 Nov, 2 Dec


  • 15 Jan, 19 Feb, 18 Mar, 8 Apr, 20 May, 17 Jun, 15 Jul, 19 Aug, 16 Sep, 21 Oct, 18 Nov, 16 Dec

We look forward to reading to you.