Category Archives: literacy

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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CWILL Authors Celebrate World Read Aloud Day on February 1st

Thursday, February 1st, 2018, is World Read Aloud Day, a holiday and literacy movement that is celebrating its tenth anniversary across the globe and has expanded from a small, grass roots program into over one hundred countries. Its premise is … Continue reading

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Books That Won Us Back When . . . CWILL authors share their favourite childhood books

Written by Glen Huser, President of CWILL BC Sixteen CWILL members met on December 6th in Christianne’s Lyceum upper room to share the books and stories and songs that had a special meaning for them as they were growing up. … Continue reading

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