An Evening with Raina Telgemeier

On September 30, join Milton Public Library at the FirstOntario Arts Centre Milton for a special presentation by Raina Telgemeier, bestselling author of Smile, Sisters, Drama, and The Baby-Sitters Club graphic novels! Raina will be sharing behind-the-scenes stories about how she came to write her amazing graphic novels, and the childhood memories that inspired her new book Guts. A drawing demonstration and book signing will follow. Please note she will only be signing copies of her latest book Guts.
This ticketed* event is open to children 8 years and older accompanied by an adult.
*everyone 8 and older requires a ticket.

6:00 pm Doors open
7:00 pm Author Talk

SOLD OUT!  Please see below for opportunities to win tickets
Tickets sales open online August 28, at 9:30 am.

$10* single entrance ticket only (everyone 8 and over requires a ticket)
$25* single entrance ticket plus a copy of Guts!


Contests and Prizes

Are you between the ages of 8 to 15 years of age? Would you like to own an autographed copy of a Raina Telgemeier book or attend the actual author event? If you answered yes, then participate in one of the many programs, events and contests leading up to her arrival, for a chance to win!

August 19 - September 6
Main Library and Beaty Branch

Name that phobia (ages 8 - 15)

Guts is all about Raina's biggest phobia. 
We invite you to identify some other phobias. 
Contest form available at Main Library or Beaty Branch.
Entries due by 4:59 pm, on September 6 for a chance to win a signed copy of Guts.

Graphix Story Starter

August 19 - September 6
Main Library and Beaty Branch

Graphix Story Starter (ages 8 - 15)

Raina started a story and you to get to finish it by filling in the empty boxes with your illustrations and text! Show us what you think should happen next. Story starter form available at Main Library or Beaty Branch. Entries due by 4:59 pm, September 6, for a chance to win a pair of tickets to the author event on September 30. 

September
9 - 20

Online

Biggest Fan (ages 8 - 15)

Are you Raina's biggest fan, do you really want to meet her? Write to us and tell us why you love Raina and how much it would mean to meet her in person? Send your emails to information@mpl.on.ca by 4:59 pm on September 20, for a chance to win a pair of tickets to the author event on September 30.

September
9 - 20

Main Library and Beaty Branch

Graphic Autobiography (ages 8 - 15)

Design the cover of your very own graphic novel autobiography in true "Raina-style", using emoji's and a one word title.
Contest form available at Main Library or Beaty Branch.
Entries due by 4:59 pm on September 20 for a chance to win a pair of tickets to the author event on September 30.

Guess jar Dog Treats

September 16 -25
Online

Selfless Nomination (ages 8 - 15)

Do you know someone 8 years of age or older that you think deserves to win tickets to meet Raina on September 30? Email us at information@mpl.on.ca by 8:59 pm on September 25, telling us why they deserve to win and they just might!

September 16 - 25
Online

#MPLSmiletowin (ages 8 and older)

Parents of children 8 years of age and older, are invited to show us their child's best smile! Using the hashtag #MPLSmiletowin, share a picture of your child's smile with us on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram.  The winner will receive a a signed copy of Guts!

September 16 - 25
Main Library

Telgemeier Scavenger Hunt (ages 8 - 15)

Children 8 years of age and older are invited to complete the special Telgemeier themed scavenger hunt at Main Library for a chance to win a pair of tickets to the author event on September 30.