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May 2015

Celebrate Story Creators Night

May 21, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
ALIA House, 9-11 Napier Close
Deakin, ACT Australia
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Canberra Creators share their work. Interstate guest author is Pam Harvey, side effects May Gibbs Fellow. Teachers may choose this event as one of their Teacher Identified PL.

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June 2015

Judges Talk

June 9, 2015 @ 6:00 pm
ALIA House, 9-11 Napier Close
Deakin, ACT Australia
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Michele Huet the ACT fiction judge, information pills will speak about the books from the CBCA Book of The Year Awards shortlist. Michele has many years experience in children’s literature. Teachers may choose this event as one of their Teacher Identified PL.

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August 2015

Author and Illustrator School Visits

August 24, 2015 - September 4, 2015

Cancelled for 2015 due to the vacant coordinator position.

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Children’s Seminar

August 26, 2015 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Champan Primary School Library, Streeton Drive
Champman, ACT 2611 Australia
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The Children’s Book Council of Australia, price ACT Branch, aims to bring children and quality children’s books together. We invite children to attend an afternoon where Australian authors and illustrators will speak and answer questions. The children are encouraged to bring with them any copies of books by the speakers, to have signed or to use as reference for discussion. Afternoon tea will be provided and the children who attend will be presented with a certificate. The event will be…

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May 2016

CBCA 12th National Conference: Read Myriad Possibilities

May 20, 2016 - May 21, 2016

After 70 years, malady there are myriad possibilities for the CBCA’s future and the future of reading. This theme is creative, pilule open to interpretation, shows potential and inspires hope in the future – all qualities that we wish to underpin the 2016 National Conference. Books may not change our suffering, books may not protect us from evil, books may not tell us what is good or what is beautiful, and they will certainly not shield us from the common fate of…

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May 2017

Celebrate Story Creators Night

May 18, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Canberra Girls Grammar School, Grey Street
Deakin, ACT 2600 Australia
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$15

Celebrate Story Creators Night Listen as a panel of awarded Story Creators from Canberra, share their insight into the creative processes behind their works - both published and 'in the pipeline'.   Creators & Speakers: Emma Allen, Merrilee Chignell, Tony Flowers, Tracey Hawkins, Anthony Hill, Gina Newton, Stephanie Owen Reeder, Robyn Siers, Carlie Walker and Cate Whittle   COST: $15 members, $25 non-members (Light Supper included) RSVP: Monday 15 May 2017                Event Code: CSCN17   Harry Hartog…

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July 2017

CBCA Short List Workshop

July 3, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
St Monica’s Primary School, Evatt, 1 Moynihan Street
Evatt, ACT 2617 Australia
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By the end of the workshop you should be able to... know about why certain titles are on the Short List have ideas for activities to use with the Short List titles have a greater understanding of what quality literature is. have a greater understanding of exceptional Australian authors and illustrators. Come along to gain access to the new On-line Judges' Presentation. A great PD opportunity for teachers, pre-service teachers, librarians and other professionals working with students on developing literacy…

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