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03 Dec - 29 May 2011


Look! The art of Australian picture books today

Children and adults of all ages will be delighted and inspired by this exhibition, which celebrates the worlds and stories revealed in picture books today. Original artwork, sketches and drawings by more than 40 Australian illustrators are on display, including Bob Graham, Jeannie Baker, Ann James, Shaun Tan, Graeme Base, Leigh Hobbs and Terry Denton.

Keith Murdoch Gallery State Library of Victoria More Info

04 Jan - 04 Mar 2011


The Summer Read

The Summer Read is back on, so turn off the TV and pick up a book. Choose from a list of 10 great books set in Victoria or written by Victorian authors including, fiction, memoir and crime. Visit a participating public library to browse the books, borrow your favourites or join in a Summer Read event.

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11 Feb - 07 Mar 2011


Perth Writers’ Festival

Part of the Perth International Arts Festival.

Perth Perth, Western Australia More Info

18 Feb - 05 Mar 2011


Subtext: Art for Literacy

21 young refugee students share stories of war and peace in collaborative art project with influential Australian artists

CarriageWorks, 245 Wilson Street, Eveleigh. More Info

03 Mar 2011


World Book Day

World Book Day was designated by UNESCO as a worldwide celebration of books and reading, and is marked in over 100 countries around the globe.

Worldwide More Info

05 Mar 2011


World Book Night

World Book Night represents the most ambitious and far-reaching celebration of adult books and reading ever attempted in the UK and Ireland...

UK and Ireland More Info

09 Mar 2011


World Read Aloud Day

Worldwide More Info

10 Mar 2011


Women With a Voice

A key event to celebrate and recognize the global centenary of International Women’s Day (1911-2011)...Women with a Voice – Careers in the Media: an event to connect, celebrate, share and inspire.

Loretto Hall, All Hallows' School Ann Street, Fortitude Valley Queensland More Info

22 Mar 2011


Tony Wilson presentation

Tony Wilson, an all round presenter, author, comedian and radio commentator, will be talking at the RMIT Bundoora Library on Tuesday March 22nd at 11.30am - members of the public welcome. Further information available from librarian June Frost june.frost@rmit.edu.au

RMIT University Library, Bundoora Campus, Bld 210 (Library) More Info

02 Apr 2011


International Children's Book Day

Since 1967, on or around Hans Christian Andersen's birthday, 2 April, International Children's Book Day (ICBD) is celebrated to inspire a love of reading and to call attention to children's books.

Worldwide More Info
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