Superstar Storytellers

The Superstar Storytellers Summer Series is here! Presented by the public libraries of Durham and York Regions. Join us this summer for four spectacular virtual children’s author visits.

Gordon Korman & Sayantani DasGuptaJuly 6th 4:30-5:30PM
Tracey West & Vicky FangJuly 20th 4:30-5:30PM
Justin A. Reynolds & Pablo LeonAugust 3rd 7:00-8:00PM
Graphix Panel: Jess Keating, Katy Farina & Aron Nels SteinkeAugust 17th 7:00-8:00PM


Registration is available two weeks before each author event. You can register on our Eventbrite page.

Superstar Storyteller BINGO

Get your game on with Superstar Storyteller BINGO. Your BINGO card is in Beanstack as part of your TD Summer Reading Club registration! New cards will be released at every Superstar Author Event so keep an eye out! Submit all your completed cards to [email protected] or at your local branch by August 13th 2021 for a draw to win fabulous prizes! Complete a horizontal, vertical, or diagonal line for each card. That’s a BINGO! Remember to log your name, email, and all the activities you completed so we know how to contact if you win.

Superstar Storyteller Art Submissions

Calling all artists! That means you. Our Superstar Storytellers are coming to visit soon, and we want to welcome them with tons of art from you! We want you to send in your drawings, paintings, sculptures, chalk art, or comics in celebration of our visiting authors. Not quite finished their books? No problem!

Here are some prompts to get you going.

Let’s see your best Spider-Man comic for Justin A. Reynolds and Pablo Leon!

Can you draw a blobfish? How about an axolotl or a shark? Jess Keating would love to see them!

Can you build a robot out of Lego? Vicky Fang adores her Friendbots!

Paint yourself riding a dragon! Tracey West is the dragon expert.

Sayantani DasGupta’s characters fight monsters in alternate dimensions. How would you look in as a mythical superhero?

Do you love the Babysitters Club? Katy Farina wants to see you as an awesome babysitter!

Draw you and your friends as animals for Aron Nels Steinke!

Submit your artwork to Ariana at [email protected] for the chance to have your artwork featured in our Superstar Storytellers preshows!