Monday, May 3, 2010

May Meeting Info

Our last meeting of the season will take place on Monday, May 17, 2010, 7:30 pm at the Nellie McClung Branch of the Greater Victoria Public Library, (Cedar Hill & McKenzie).

Doors Open at 7:00 pm, come and browse the Cadboro Bay Books table. 

Everyone welcome! Cost: $5.00 at the door, Students $4.00, $25.00/year. Monthly meetings will resume in September.

Our presenter for May is Carolyn Hart.

Carolyn Hart is a mother of two boys, a teacher, a children’s book reviewer and the B.C. Regional Officer for the Canadian Children’s Book Centre. She makes presentations about early literacy and outstanding children’s books to parent groups and professional organizations throughout British Columbia.

Carolyn will speak on Cultural Diversity in Children’s Picture Books.

This workshop will introduce numerous new picture books that celebrate our cultural diversity. As well, we will look at activities and games that match the themes of the featured books. When we make wise choices with the books we read to children, we can help diminish stereotyping and help youngsters develop respect for human diversity and curiosity about our world.

See you on May 17th!