Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Graphic Novels: Much to See, Much to Learn Monday, February 25, 2019


VCLRVictoria Children’s Literature Roundtable

 
 

Graphic Novels: Much to See, Much to Learn

Monday, February 25, 2019 7:30 pm

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

Presentation by Dr. Sylvia Pantaleo

Graphic novels are a format of literature created in the medium of comics. During this presentation,audience members will have
opportunities to learn about specific conventions of
the medium of comics and elements of visual art and design, and to develop their understanding and appreciation of the artistic and literary merit of graphic novels.


 
 



















Dr. Sylvia Pantaleo is a Professor in the
Department of Curriculum and Instruction
in the Faculty of Education at the
University of Victoria, British Columbia.

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Indigenous Literature for Young Readers at Victoria Children's Literature Roundtable


Indigenous Literature for Young Readers


Monday, May 14th at 7:30 pm
Saanich Centennial Branch, Greater Victoria Public Library, 3110 Tillicum Road (by Pearkes Arena)

Introducing Indigenous Literature for Young Readers presented by Dr. Carmen Rodriguez de France, Assistant Professor of Indigenous Education at the University of Victoria.  Dr. Rodriguez’ presentation highlights examples of Canadian indigenous literature and resources that connect young readers with indigenous culture and worldviews. 

This event is free.

Doors open at 7 pm; presentation begins at 7:30 pm. Browse books for sale from School House Teaching Supplies and Children’s Bookstore.

For more information, contact Andrea Brimmell: abrimmell@gvpl.ca or Vruti Patel: vpatel@gvpl.ca


 

Saturday, April 7, 2018

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 Victoria Children's Literature Roundtable

Tiffany Stone

Celebrate poetry month with author Tiffany Stone, who will play with words and perform her poetry.

Saanich Centennial Branch, Greater Victoria Public Library 3110 Tillicum Road
(by Pearkes Arena)
Browse books for sale from School House Teaching Supplies

 and Children’s Bookstore.
 Doors open at 7 pm
This program is generously sponsored by
IslandLink Library Federation and co-hosted by the Greater Victoria Public Library.

 www.gvpl.ca


Thursday, February 1, 2018

Monday, February 19, 2018 Victoria Children's Literature Roundtable




Tell us a Story
Monday, February 19, 2018 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.
Members: Free. Drop-in: $7. Membership: $20



Sheryl McFarlane is the author of fifteen books for children. Waiting for the Whales, Jessie’s Island, and A Pod of Orcas are a few of her best-selling, award-winning books. The Smell of Paint was her first young adult novel, and she is working on a second. Her newest picture book, I Love Kisses, is a reminder that love is diverse and universal. Sheryl enjoys reading, renovating old houses, and growing raspberries for her grandchildren.



Kyla Ilic has had a passion for books since childhood, and she has kept some of the classics such as Peter Rabbit, Alice in Wonderland and The Secret Garden. Letting her imagination run wild, she decided it was time to pursue an adventure of her own through self-publication with Pippin’s Press.


Alison Gear is an educator and writer currently living in Victoria where she is working on two new children’s books. She spent twenty years living on Haida Gwaii where she was an Early Learning Coordinator for School District 50. She has an MA in Language and Literacy Education from the University of British Columbia. Alison is passionate about literacy and learning and believes the power of words and stories can make a difference in every child’s life. Taan's Moons was a 3 month art project involving Kindergarten (some mixed Grade1/2) classes of all six elementary schools on Haida Gwaii, BC.