Wednesday, August 24, 2016

September Roundtable Tuesday, September 27th

Author Event: Kyo Maclear

Kyo Maclear will share her experience as a writer and her creative process for writing picture books. Her books for children include Spork, Virginia Wolf, and the forthcoming The Wish Tree, and The Liszts. She also writes fiction and essays for adults.

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 7:30 pm
Saanich Centennial Branch, Greater Victoria Public Library
3110 Tillicum Road (by Pearkes Arena)

Doors open at 7:00 pm – Browse books for sale from School House Teach Supplies and Children’s Bookstore.
Bonus: join us for a presentation on the Canadian Children’s Literatures of Canada’s 2015 Information Book Award books before the author talk at 7:30

This program is generously sponsored by IslandLink Library Federation with the support of the Canada Council for the Arts and co-hosted by the Greater Victoria Public Library.
No registration required.

Friday, August 19, 2016

Children's Roundtable Information Book Award List

2016 Information Book Award Ballot

The Art of the Possible: An Everyday Guide to Politics. By Edward Keenan. Illustrations by Julie McLaughlin. Published by Owlkids Books.
Child Soldier: When Boys and Girls Are Used in War. By Jessica Dee Humphreys and Michel Chikwanine.  Illustrations by Claudia Davila. Published by Kids Can Press.

Dinosaurs From Head to Tail. By Stacey Roderick.  Illustrations by Kwanchai Moriya. Published by Kids Can Press.

DNA Detective. By Tanya Lloyd Kyi. Illustrations by Lil Crump. Published by Annick Press.

Head Lice. By Elise Gravel. Published by Tundra Books.
Urban Tribes: Native Americans in the City. Edited by Lisa Charleyboy and Mary Beth Leatherdale.  Published by Annick Press.

West Coast Wild: A Nature Alphabet. By Deborah Hodge. Illustrations by Karen Reczuch. Published by Groundwood.

What’s the Buzz? Keeping Bees in Flight.  By Merrie-Ellen Wilcox. Published by Orca Books.

The Wolf-Birds. By Willow Dawson. Published by Owl Kids.


Thursday, June 9, 2016

Monday, June 20th, 2016

Children’s Literary Walking Tour with John Adams 

Join us on a walking tour with John Adams who will take us on a literary journey through downtown Victoria. We’ll start at the Emily Carr Statue and finish in Chinatown, focusing on children’s characters and places that are familiar to us.

Monday, June 20th, 2016 at 7:00 pm
Emily Carr Statue (Corner of Government & Belleville Street)
Ending in Chinatown
Drop-in $15  Members: $5

Must register with Dayle @ before June 14th