16 May 2022

National Simultaneous Storytime 2022

cartoon image of two people sitting in a tree with a cockatoo flying by

National Simultaneous Storytime 2022 is on 25 May at the National Library of Australia. Image: Ronojoy Ghosh.

Join special guests Josh Pyke and Ronojoy Ghosh at the National Library of Australia for a reading of Family Tree for National Simultaneous Storytime 2022!

This event is free to attend, but bookings are essential. The onsite portion of this event will begin at 10:30 am.

For those unable to make it to Canberra for the talk, it will be livestreamed online via the Library’s Facebook and YouTube pages. No bookings are required to watch the online stream.

The livestream will begin at 11 am AEST and will run for approximately 20 minutes.

National Simultaneous Storytime is held annually by the Australian Library and Information Association. The event sees a picture book written and illustrated by an Australian author and illustrator read simultaneously in libraries, schools, pre-schools, childcare centres, family homes, bookshops and many other places around the country.

The picture book for 2022 is Family Tree by Josh Pyke and illustrated by Ronojoy Ghosh.

The details

What: National Simultaneous Storytime 2022
When: Wednesday 25 May, 10:30 am to 11:45 am
Where: The National Library of Australia and livestreamed on the Library’s Facebook and YouTube pages.
Cost: Free. Bookings essential. No bookings are required to watch the online stream.

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