Fall Book Harvest is a special event to celebrate the release of the latest works by local authors and artists. Whether you want to gaze upon the wind-swept plains of history, ride the rollicking high seas of adventure, or marvel at the crackling wonders of science, we have the perfect book for you.
Date: Friday, October 16, 2009
Time: 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Place: North Vancouver City Library
120 West 14th Street
Admission is free
Fall Book Harvest is a proud presentation of the North Vancouver Public Library, the BC Coalition for School Libraries, and CWILL BC. The afternoon will feature live presentations, free autographs, displays, door prizes, activities, a book sale hosted by Kidsbooks, and a chance for local schools to win a free author visit.
“The leaves are turning, there’s a fresh crisp snap in the air, and it’s the perfect time to squirrel away with a new-found treasure,” says CWILL President Crystal Stranaghan. “Whether you’re interested in books for toddlers, middle readers, or teens, you can pick the book that is ripe and ready for you at Fall Book Harvest. There’s a cornucopia of talent in British Columbia, so come share in this feast of literature.”
To date, the following authors and illustrators are scheduled to appear at Fall Book Harvest: Alison Acheson, Dan Bar-el, Fiona Bayrock, Silvana Bevilacqua, Della Burford, Norma Charles, Becky Citra, Rachelle Delaney, kc dyer, Linda Demeulemeester, Claire Eamer, Julie H. Ferguson, Lee Edward Födi, Nancy Hundal, Melanie Jackson, Rebecca Kool, Tanya Lloyd Kyi, Christina Leist, Marian MacDougall, Oliver Neubert, Cynthia Nugent, Sheri Radford, PJ Reece, Gillian Richardson, Margriet Ruurs, Kathie Shoemaker, David Smith, Michela Sorrentino, Crystal Stranaghan, Carol Watterson, Irene Watts, and Kari-Lynn Winters.
There’s also a chance to win a free author or illustrator visit for your school! Click here for more details!