Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Author Event: Robin Stevenson
From Journey to Story: Using Life Experience to Write YA fiction
Monday, February 15th, 2016 at 7:30 pm
Saanich Centennial Branch, Greater Victoria Public Library
3110 Tillicum Road (by Pearkes Arena)
Doors open at 7:00pm
Browse books for sale from School House Teaching Supplies and Children's Bookstore
Participants will explore how we can use our own memories, experience, questions and curiosity to create convincing characters and compelling stories for teen readers.
*Bring your own pen/pencil and notepad to participate.
Robin Stevenson is the author of more than a dozen books for children and teens. She lives in Victoria with her family. For more information, visit www.robinstevenson.com
VCLR is open to the public. Members free; $5 drop-in; $4 student. For more information call 250-884-1346.
Thursday, November 19, 2015
Meet author Robert (Lucky) Budd
Robert (Lucky) Budd holds an MA in history and has digitized many high-profile oral history collections including that of the Nisga’a First Nation. As well as co-authoring the Northwest Coast Legends series, he is the author of Voices of British Columbia (Douglas & McIntyre, 2010), a bestseller that was shortlisted for the 2011 Bill Duthie Booksellers’ Choice Award, and its sequel, Echoes of British Columbia (Harbour Publishing, 2014). He currently lives in Victoria, BC.
Robert will tell us about the beautiful Northwest Coast Legends series, Raven Brings the Light, Orca Chief, and Cloudwalker, and Roy Henry Vickers’ creative process.
Monday, December 7, 2015 Victoria Children’s Literature Roundtable at Saanich Centennial Branch Library 3110 Tillicum Rd (next to Pearkes Arena).
Doors open at 7 pm.
Browse the School House Teaching Supplies and Children’s Bookstore table before the meeting begins at 7:30 pm. VCLR is open to the public. Members free; $5 drop-in; $4 student. For more information call 250-884-1346.
Tuesday, October 20, 2015
Victoria Children’s Literature Roundtable
“The Monster Sisters” at Saanich Centennial Branch Library.
Join Gareth Gaudin, the award-winning cartoonist for a look at his new original comic book series, The Monster Sisters. Loaded with Victoria landmarks and historical details, The Monster Sisters thrills readers young and old with plenty of action, puns, and local history. In addition to his many notable creative accomplishments, Gareth is one of the foremost dealers of vintage comics on the continent and is the co-owner of Legends Comics and Books. His other works include Magic Teeth Dailies, the adventures of the irrepressible Perogy Cat, and illustrator of Silence is Song by Shane Koyczan.
Doors open 7pm, presentation starts at 7:30pm. All welcome. $5. Members free.