Here is this year’s event schedule! Click to download a full-size PDF to share with friends and fellow book lovers.
The WCLR hosts 4 main types of events:
MYRCA Celebration Dinner (Fall):
- A supper with other students and adults who have read and voted for Manitoba Young Readers; Choice Award (MYRCA) books and gather to celebrate the current year’s MYRCA winner.
- The winning author is present to sign books, share information, and answer questions.
- Books written by the author are available for purchase.
Information Book Award Read-In (Fall):
- Evaluation and selection of a winner for this award from a short-list, sponsored by all the Children’s Literature Roundtables across Canada.
- Supper included.
Roundtable Discussion Evening(s) (Winter):
- An evening spent listening to Manitoba authors discuss their books AND/OR attendees sharing and discussing children’s literature.
- Free for WCLR members.
- Light refreshments and snacks served.
Amelia Read-In (Spring):
- Evaluation and selection of top pick for the Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Illustrator’s Award.
- Afternoon event with light lunch served.