OLA's Forest of Reading® and CANSCAIP
Learn about the Forest of Reading®, from selection committees to SuperConference, and what it means for Canadian authors, illustrators and publishers.
Helen Kubiw is the co-Chair of Ontario Library Association's Forest of Reading®, CanLit for LittleCanadians' blogger and a teacher-librarian, with additional experience on the selection committees for Silver Birch, Red Maple and the Canadian Library Association's Book of the Year for Children Award, as well as having helped co-ordinate the children's venue for the Eden Mills Writers' Festival.
Meredith Tutching is the Program Co-ordinator for the Ontario Library Association. Her main responsibility is the programming around the Forest of Reading®, the organization of over 200 committee members, the event planning for the Festival of Trees™ in Toronto (over 8,000 people) and the newest satellite celebrations around the province.
Gianna Dassios, a.k.a. Guardian Librarian, is the Chair, Ontario Library Association's Forest of Reading®, former Chair of the Blue Spruce®, Steering Committee, a former French Immersion Elementary teacher, currently teacher-librarian for the Toronto DSB, and all-around Bonne Vivante.
Please note that the start time for the meeting has changed to 7:00 p.m.