Visiting Authors

Teachers and homeschoolers, connect with us through Zoom for special author visits! Find more information below. 

Register your class for a virtual author visit. Educators in Richmond Hill can register their classes by calling 905-884-9288 ext. 5029.These programs will be done through Zoom, a free video conferencing software for tablets, smartphones and computers. Access instructions will be sent to those who register.

Unpacking the Brain with Jenny Mouse

Wednesday, Jan. 19, 11 AM / Grades 5-6 are invited to ring in the new year with a growth mindset! Register your class for a virtual visit with Jenny Mouse, author of Brian the Brain Head Space. Learn about different parts of the brain, how each one functions, and why it matters.

Black History Month with Ekiuwa Aire

Wednesday, Feb. 9, 11 AM / Grades 1-2 can discover ancient kings, queens, and landmarks in this workshop on African culture and history. Register your class for a virtual visit with Ekiuwa Aire, award-winning author of Idia of the Benin Kingdom and Njinga of Ndongo and Matamba.

Black History Month with Antonio Michael Downing

Wednesday, Feb. 16, 10 AM / Register your high school (Grades 9-12) classes for a virtual visit with critically-acclaimed musican, writer, and activist, Antonio Michael Downing, author of Saga Boy: My Life of Blackness and Becoming.

International Women's Day with Helaine Becker

Tuesday, Mar. 8, 11 AM / Grades 3 and 4 can celebrate International Women's Day with award-winning children's book writer, Helaine Becker! Learn about the female mathematicians, politicians and pirates inspiring her stories!