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Join us for this special talk by Fernando M. Reimers, renowned educator and author of the children’s book series, The Adventures of Filomena.

Prof Reimers will highlight the importance of conversations across generations to cultivate values, and to foster children’s ethical development. He will introduce his books from The Adventures of Filomena series and explain how the various elements are designed to support such intergenerational conversations. The author will also show how the books have been used around the world to foster foreign language appreciation. This talk will be of interest to parents, grandparents, teachers, school leaders and others interested in fostering developmentally constructive relationships among children and families.

This session will be moderated by Dr Myra Garces-Bacsal.

Register here!
Date: 27 March, Wednesday
Time: 7pm – 8.30pm
Admission: Free admission. Please register hereDonations are welcome at the door. 
Venue: Training Room*
Singapore Book Council

 
*Please note that there is no lift access.

Tamil Type Immersion

Tamil Type Immersion introduces participants to the beauty of Tamil letters at the intersection of language and design.

The activity will be facilitated by designers who will show participants how to create various Tamil text with the materials provided. 
Date: 13 April, Saturday
Time: 2pm – 5pm
Venue: Training Room,
Singapore Book Council
Address: 90 Goodman Road, Blk E #03-32, Goodman Arts Centre
This activity is organised with the support of the Tamil Language Council.
We are hiring!
Job Position: Marketing Manager

We are looking for a Marketing Manager to contribute to the common goal of promoting Singapore literature and writers. The Marketing Manager will be involved in the marketing plans to achieve the overall objectives of SBC, as well as our signature programmes such as the Singapore Literature Prize; Asian Festival of Children’s Content; #BuySingLit; Open: Singapore Young Writers Lab; and SBC Academy.

Applicants should send in a cover letter and a CV by 29 March 2019. Please email both as a PDF document to info@bookcouncil.sg with the subject header “Marketing Manager Application 2019”’. We regret that only shortlisted applicants will be notified.


Job Position: Programmes Executive

We are looking for a Programmes Executive to contribute to the common goal of promoting Singapore literature and writers. The Programmes Executive will be involved in the planning and execution of SBC’s programmes to achieve our overall objectives, in particular our signature programmes such as the Asian Festival of Children’s Content (AFCC) and Singapore Literature Prize.

Applicants should send in a cover letter and a CV by 29 March 2019. Please email both as a PDF document to info@bookcouncil.sg with the subject header “Programmes Executive Application 2019”’. We regret that only shortlisted applicants will be notified.

For more information, visit our website here.
 

Building Our Imagine-nation. 

 
Singapore Book Council (SBC) is a charity founded in 1968. Our mission is to Build Our Imagine-nation by developing creativity, imagination and original thought through writing, reading, illustration and storytelling. We organise literary arts festivals, training workshops and give out awards to recognise excellence in the field.


Because It All Starts With A Story.


All donations collected will go towards supporting the Book Council's programmes & activities. A 250% tax deduction is applicable on qualifying donations. Cash donations will be eligible for dollar-for-dollar matching from the Cultural Matching Fund (CMF), which means your donation doubles in value. 
 
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