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Superstar Storyteller Summer Series

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Join us this summer for The Superstar Storyteller Summer Series! This exciting, partnered summer-long event will be coming to several library systems within Durham and York Region this July and August.   

This spectacular series will showcase several Scholastic authors in the form of virtual author visits and book talks allowing children from all participating libraries within York and Durham Regions to attend. There will also be bi-weekly BINGO challenges corresponding to each author visit!

For more summer fun, be sure to visit our TD Summer Reading Club page!
 

Virtual Author Visits

Click on the links below to register for each author visit!

Gordon Korman, Sayantani DasGupta

Tracey West, Vicky Fang

Justin A. Reynolds, Pablo Leon

Graphix Panel: Jess Keating, Katy Farina, Aron Nels Steinke

Bingo!

Get your game on with Superstar Storyteller BINGO! Print off or pick up your BINGO card from your local Clarington Public Library. The first card will be available on Tuesday, June 22! New cards will be released at every Superstar Author Event so keep an eye out!

Drop your completed card off at any branch by August 13th to be entered to win fabulous prizes! Complete a horizontal, vertical, or diagonal line for each card. That’s a BINGO! Remember to log your name, email, and all the activities you completed so we know how to contact if you win!
 

Art Submissions

Calling all artists! That means YOU! Our Superstar Storytellers are coming to visit soon, and we want to welcome them with tons of art from you! We want you to send in photos of your drawings, paintings, sculptures, chalk art, or comics in celebration of our visiting authors. Not quite finished their books? No problem! Here are some prompts to get you going:

Submit your artwork for our July authors to Ariana at aferrone@markham.library.on.ca for the chance to have your artwork featured in our Superstar Storytellers preshow! Submisison deadlines are:

  • July Authors: Friday, July 2nd (July Superstar Storytellers are Gordon Korman, Sayantani DasGupta, Tracey West, and Vicky Fang)
  • August Authors: Monday, August 2nd (August Superstar Storytellers are Justin A. Reynolds, Pablo Leon, Jess Keating, Katy Farina, and Aron Nels Steinke)
     

Ask An Author

Have a question for one of our superstar authors? Submit it through Google Forms and it may get selected to be asked during one of our events!
 

Book Purchases

You can borrow any of the visiting authors' works through our Library catalogue! You can also buy your own copiesand special summer reading bundles through local bookstore Blue Heron Books.

 

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