Category Archives: libraries & librarians

CWILLers at WORD Vancouver 2022 Festival!

The amazing folks at WORD Vancouver Festival have put together over a week of free literary programming this year and we’re celebrating with a giveaway! Enter to win a stack of books for kids by BC authors and illustrators for … Continue reading

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Literacy in the Environment (LITE)

Longtime CWILLer Vi Hughes shares with us some tips for incorporating early childhood-literacy into more child-friendly landscapes, as inspired by her project Literacy in the Environment (LITE). Continue reading

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World Read Aloud Day 2022

Join us on February 2, 2022 from 11-11:45 a.m. PST for a free virtual reading and Q&A in support of the 13th annual World Read Aloud Day and don’t forget to enter our giveaways OR book a free mini talk for your school, library or book group! Continue reading

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Join the launch of the Jigsaw Puzzle King

Gina McMurchy-Barber is launching her latest book, The Jigsaw Puzzle King!   Sunday January 19 @ 2:30 pm Guildford Library 10105 – 105 Ave, Surrey   Everyone welcome! The library is easy to get to from Hwy 1, or Skytrain … Continue reading

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Writing & Illustrating Kids Books: The Inside Story

Interested in writing or illustrating books for young readers? Join six professional children’s authors and illustrators at this FREE event at the Vancouver Public Library to find out how they broke into this exciting and competitive field and built their … Continue reading

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School Presentation Hints from CWILLers for CWILLers!

Getting school bookings requires a business approach! “If teachers are going to spend their school’s precious PAC money on bringing you in, they want to know you’ll be worth it. Put together your presentation, then prepare a brochure or information … Continue reading

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