CYL Events for Semester 2, 2011

Off The Record

Authors Tim Pegler (Five Parts Dead), Vikki Wakefield (All I Ever Wanted), Adrian Stirling (The Comet Box) and Steve Butcher (The Age) discuss their use of crime as a backdrop in their books.

Tuesday August 2 – 6.30-8pm

Village Roadshow Theatrette

$35 (for teachers –  part of the Booktalkers subscription)

Wednesday August 3 – 9.30-11.35am and 12.30-2.35pm

Experimedia

$10 (for Years 8-11)

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InkyFest

A whole day celebration of the 2011 Inky Awards.  Featuring panels and writing workshops with authors Jane Higgins (The Bridge), Penney Tangey (Clara in Washington), Fiona Wood Six Impossible Things), Tristan Bancks (Galactic Adventures: First Kids in Space) and industry guests.

Tues 25 October – 9.30-2.45pm

Village Roadshow Theatrette

$10  (for Years 5-10)

Tues 25 October – 6-8.30pm

Village Roadshow Theatrette

$35  (for teachers –  part of the Booktalkers subscription)

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Young people do still read!

A day long seminar on new books and reading promotion for teens within a public library context.

November 16 – 9.30-4pm

Village Roadshow Theatrette

$tbc (professional development seminar with PLVN)

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Publishers Showcase

The publishers present their teen book highlights of the year with a preview of what is being published in 2012. Lots of titles, lots of inspiration, lots of reading for summer.

29 November – 6:00 – 8:30 pm

Village Roadshow Theatrette

$35 (for teachers –  part of the Booktalkers subscription)

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Dragon Tour

Join popular author and dragon expert Carole Wilkinson on a walking tour visiting Melbourne’s resident dragons. Start at the library and meet Joan of Arc and the Dragon and end with the unique dragons at the Chinese Museum. Please wear flat shoes and bring a brolly.

Parents and children welcome, numbers are limited.

Sunday November 20 2.00-3.00pm
Village Roadshow Theatrette
Cost: TBC (bookings required)
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2011 Inky Awards: Key Dates

1 July              Long list Announced

1 Sept             Short list announced and voting opens

19 Oct             Voting closes

25 Oct             Awards announced at InkyFest

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Bookings: 8664 7555 or learning@slv.vic.gov.au

http://www.slv.vic.gov.au/youthlit

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