TCAF is for Teachers and Librarians!
Toronto Comic Arts Festival Librarian & Educator Day: Friday, May 9th 2014
Mark it on your calendars, folks! The third annual TCAF Librarian & Educator Day has been scheduled for Friday, May 9th 2014 at Toronto Reference Library. Building on the success of our last two years, and incorporating your feedback, L&ED 2014 will once again be a full day of professional programming to help you make the most of the medium of comics in your libraries and schools.
We are delighted to announce that the keynote talk for TCAF’s 2014 Librarian & Educator Day will be delivered by Jillian Tamakiand Mariko Tamaki, creators of the Governor General’s Award-nominated book Skim and the forthcoming This One Summer.Their keynote will kick off three streams of programming intended to inspire and inform you, and to help you put your graphic collection to use! If you haven’t been able to attend in the past, you can get a sense of the event by perusing last year’s program here.
Librarian & Educator Day is held in the Bram and Bluma Appel Salon at Toronto Reference Library, a block from the Yonge-Bloor station in downtown Toronto. Librarians and teachers may participate in Librarian & Educator Day for free, but must register via the link below.
Enhance your experience with a Patron Pack!
We encourage you to purchase a Patron Pack for Librarian and Educator Day. A Patron Pack costs $100 (plus tax = $105) and includes a selection of books in your selected grade/age range, as well as a ticket to our Creators Lunch. Only $100 for a bunch of great books and a lunch with great authors!
The Packs include quality titles selected by The Beguiling Library Services team for their popularity and literary/artistic/social value, and is a great way to boost your graphic collection! During the Creators Lunch, you’ll be seated with a variety of local or international comics authors and artists. It’s a great time to build connections and get great insight into the world of graphic novels!
We’re happy to bill your school or institution for your Patron Pack, or you can purchase it and keep the books to yourself! You’ll see a flexible variety of payment options as you sign up.
Why not join us for the rest of the Festival?
The main exhibition of the Toronto Comic Arts Festival will occur on Saturday and Sunday, May 10th and 11th 2014 at Toronto Reference Library. More than 300 artists and authors will exhibit their works, accompanied by general-interest programming about comics and graphic novels. You should totally come! Admission is free, and there’s something for everyone!