Category Archives: libraries & librarians

Finalists – Reading Lights 2018!

Reading Lights, a Vancouver Public Library and CWILL BC partnership project, celebrates the work of B.C. children’s book authors and illustrators and offers unexpected encounters with an array of stories for children and their families near parks, playgrounds, schools and … Continue reading

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Dianna Bonder: 2016 Illustrator in Residence at Edmonton Public Library

Artists of all ages and abilities are in for a treat as artist and children’s book illustrator Dianna Bonder takes up residence at the Edmonton Public Library (EPL) October 17 through November 10. The International Board on Books for Young … Continue reading

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Stepping Stones: A Refugee Family’s Journey

  Join Margriet Ruurs on SATURDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2:30 – 4:30, at the Central Branch of the Victoria Library, Community Room, 735 Broughton Street to celebrate with her as she launches her latest picture book: STEPPING STONES A Refugee Family’s Journey. The … Continue reading

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Photos from World Read Aloud Day

Back on Wednesday, March 4th, CWILL BC members took part in two WRAD events: one at Richmond Public Library and the other at Christianne’s Lyceum . Participants included Lori Sherritt-Fleming, Tiffany Stone, Rie Charles, Silvana Goldemberg, Cindy Heinrichs, Duane Lawrence, Janet … Continue reading

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2015 TD Canadian Children’s Book Week

From May 2 – 9, 2015 children’s book authors and illustrators from all over Canada will be sent to different provinces to visit schools, libraries, community centres and bookstores  during TD Canadian Children’s Book Week. CWILL BC members Tanya Lloyd Kyi (author), Lee … Continue reading

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CWILL BC and BC Book Prizes support readers in Bella Bella

On July 12, 2013, the general store and Thistalah Memorial Library in the community of Bella Bella burned, destroying all their books. The directors of BC Book Prizes initiated a campaign to replenish the collection. With a huge donation of … Continue reading

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