March 21, 2017 
Dot to Dot in the Sky 
For Grades 4 to 8
Joan Marie Galat introduces the wonders of the night sky using storytelling to share ancient myths, interspersed with astronomy facts. Her enthusiasm for stargazing is contagious and leaves attendees ready to locate constellations and explore the mysteries of the night sky on their own.

St. Albert Public Library - 7-8 pm 
St. Albert Place

#5 St. Anne Street
St. Albert, Alberta
Phone: 780.459.1530

March 22, 2017
An Author's Journey
Joan Marie Galat shares her journey from 12 year-old weekly newspaper columnist to best selling, internationally commended award-winning author.     

Leduc Public Library7-8 pm
#2 Alexandra Park
Leduc, Alberta
Free but phone to register: (780) 986-2637

April 11, 2017 
Smorgasbook: A Buffet of Youth Literature
Barnett House - 11010 142 St NW

4:30-6:00 pm
All welcome to hear 10 artists present on their newest creations. Book sale and signing to follow.

April 18, 2017
Dot to Dot in the Sky presentation
Beaumont Library

5700 - 49 St
1:00 -2:00 pm

All welcome. No charge.

April 24-28, 2017 
WordPower North Tour
Daily presentations at various schools in Northern Alberta.

May 1-5, 2017
Northwest Territories Tour
School and library visits in Fort Smith, Hay River, and Yellowknife

May 6 - 10, 2017 
TD Canadian Children’s Book Week 2017 - Book Tour
Joan will deliver presentations to schools and libraries in Nunavut. The theme – Read Across Canada / Lire aux quatre coins du Canada – will encourage young readers to learn about Canada by reading books set in different provinces and locations across the country.

September 29, 2017
Presentations: Northern Lights – Stories of the Aurora 
Alberta Culture Days Canada 150 Celebration
Stony Plain Public Library 

Fourth Thursday of the Month
Devon Book Club
Meets the fourth Thursday of each month from September to May
(except December)