Thursday, May 25, 2017

Stepping Stones on World Refugee Day Saanich Centennial Library


 
Please join Margriet Ruurs and
translator Falah Raheem on World
Refugee Day for a conversation
about their children’s book, Stepping
Stones: A Refugee Family’s
Journey, featuring the stone artwork
of Syrian artist Nizar Ali Badr.

Tuesday, June 20th, 7:00–8:30 pm
Greater Victoria Public Library
Saanich Centennial Branch
3110 Tillicum Rd
Pearkes Arena Complex


Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Celebrate Children's Book Week



Celebrate Canadian Children’s Book Week with the Victoria Children’s Literature Roundtable

7:30 pm, Monday May 8th




Author 

Charis Cotter: Haunted Newfoundland


The award-winning children’s author of The Swallow: A Ghost Story presents an evening of Newfoundland ghost stories and the true story behind her latest book, The Ferryland Visitor: A Mysterious Tale. This event is presented in partnership with the Greater Victoria Public Library and generously sponsored by Canadian Children’s Book Week. Drop-in. Free.

Saanich Centennial Branch, Greater Victoria Public Library, 3110 Tillicum Road (by Pearkes Arena)

Doors open at 7 pm – Browse books for sale from School House Teaching Supplies and Children’s Bookstore.

Friday, February 10, 2017

Victoria Children's Roundtable February Meeting




So You Want to Publish a

Children’s Book?


Editor Sarah Harvey and writer Jenny Watson will share their experience in how the publishing world works. A large portion of the presentation will be Q & A, so please come prepared.


 
Monday, February 20, 2017 at 7:30 pm


Saanich Centennial Branch, Greater Victoria Public Library, 3110 Tillicum Road (by Pearkes Arena)
Doors open at 7 pm – Browse books for sale from School House Teaching Supplies and Children’s Bookstore.




Sarah N. Harvey writes for both children and young adults. Some of her books have been translated into Korean, French, German and Slovenian. She lives in Victoria, British Columbia, where she works as a children's book editor. For more information, visit www.sarahnharvey.com.

















Jenny Watson grew up in small-town New Zealand, dreaming of
big adventures in faraway places. After returning to New Zealand
to earn a Master’s degree in psychology, she moved to San Diego
and trained to be a technical writer. Jenny and her husband
now make their home in Victoria, B.C