VCLR Event Registration & Membership 2020-21

Details Price Qty
Breakfast Event Nov 14 (including signed book)show details + $30.00 (CAD)  
Breakfast Event Nov 14 (without book)show details + $15.00 (CAD)  
2020-21 Membershipshow details + $15.00 (CAD)  
Celebrate Event Jan 16, 2021show details + $0.00 (CAD)  
Donate to help defer costs for studentsshow details + $5.00 (CAD)  

  • November 17, 2020 - August 31, 2021
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Below is a list of events for the upcoming membership year. Except where noted these events are for members only. 


VCLR Sheila Barry Best Canadian Picturebook of the Year Award Virtual Breakfast

This year it is a virtual breakfast with a live virtual presentation by Sydney Smith, winner of the first Sheila Barry Best Canadian Picturebook of the Year Award, for Small in the City.

The event will also feature the presentation of the Ron Jobe Scholarship and the announcement of this year’s Information Book Award winners.

Registration includes a a signed copy of Small in the City, a handmade centrepiece, and some breakfast treats so be sure to provide your snail mail address. There is also an event-only option. All registered guests will be sent a Zoom invitation to the live virtual event.

9:00 am – 11:00 pm | November 14, 2020 Register by November 4 if you are purchasing the book option. Otherwise registration closes November 12. Registration with signed book (and a few other goodies) = $30 Registration without signed book = $15


Celebrate! Award-Winning B.C. Children’s Writers and Illustrators: A celebration of BC award winning children’s authors and illustrators of 2020.

The guest speaker will be the winner of the 2020 Information Book Award (the winner will be announced November 14 at the annual VCLR Sheila Barry Best Canadian Picturebook of the Year Award breakfast).

Date: January 16, 2021 (9:00 – 10:30 am) Note: This event is free to members–please make sure your membership is up-to-date. The first 50 people that register will receive a book by mail. Be sure to provide your snail mail address when you sign up. Zoom link will be provided prior to the event