Join author Sara Cassidy when she reads from her books and delivers a lively and interactive writing workshop. Kids will be immersed in the artistry and power of telling their stories!

This workshop is for children ages 8-12, and registration is required. Register by calling the branch or visiting in person.


Sara’s children’s books include finalists for the Governor General’s Literary Award, TD Canadian Children’s Literature Award, Chocolate Lily Award, City of Victoria Children’s Book Prize, Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Children’s Book Award, Diamond Willow Award, and the Sunburst Award for Excellence in Canadian Literature of the Fantastic. Her book Genius Jolene won the Sheila A. Egoff Children’s Literature Prize.

Sara has worked as a reporter, treeplanter in five Canadian provinces, editor, and writing instructor. She lives in Victoria, B.C., and works in communications for the Ministry of Health.

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