Category Archives: literacy

Join local authors & illustrators at Word Vancouver literary festival

It’s the 25th anniversary of the Word Vancouver festival and many CWILL members will be on hand at the children’s stage to help celebrate. Word Vancouver is a FREE literary event, so come join your fellow book lovers at the … Continue reading

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Announcing the annual Illustrator’s Breakfast of 2019

The Vancouver Children’s Literature Roundtable (VCLR) has just announced its annual  Children’s Illustrator Breakfast—mark your calendar for November 16th! A tribute to an acclaimed children’s book editor This year’s breakfast is a tribute to Sheila Barry. The program will include tributes … Continue reading

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Join CWILL BC at the Write-on Festival!

On Saturday, May 11th, the Vancouver Public Library is hosting a day-long celebration of writing and publishing at Write-On Vancouver: Writing and Publishing Fair. Drop in to attend a workshop, ask an expert your writing questions, or browse local writing … 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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Kidsbooks champions CWILL at CBC’s 2018 Food Bank Day

Phyllis Simon of Kidsbooks kindly donated three bags of books to CBC Vancouver’s 2018 Open House & Food Bank Day on Friday, December 7th! The bags, each worth $200, were grouped for: 1) Babies and preschoolers; 2) Elementary school kids, … Continue reading

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Reading Lights shining brightly in Vancouver

The ‘Reading Lights’ are all up and shining brightly.  The Vancouver Public Library had committed to a project lasting three years and we have reached that point. We can now celebrate its success. There are 61 ‘Reading Lights’—20 completed in … Continue reading

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