Tell Your Story

Application Form Summer 2021 Program

*First Name:

*Last Name:


*Current Age and Last Grade Completed:


Participant’s email (if you have one):

*Parent's email:

*Parent’s phone number:

*Are you available to attend all virtual program sessions (July 21 + 28, August 4 + 11 at 11:00 a.m.)

*Can you tell us what type of project you would like to create in Tell Your Story (ex: short story, picture book, poetry, comic, non-fiction, etc.) and what it's about?

*What sentence best describes you:

(Reminder: we cannot accept previously published ebooks or physical books. You can bring a story that’s almost finished to workshop, but not one that’s already been published elsewhere.)

*Can you tell us why you are excited to be part of Tell Your Story?

*You will have to work on your project at home, in between our virtual meetups (ex: revising, writing, drawing, etc.). Can you commit to doing this?

*Can you have a first draft of your story ready to share with the group before July 28?

*I understand that, if I am selected for Tell Your Story, there will be deadlines that I need to meet. If I am not able to complete my work on my project in time, it may not be published as a Library ebook.

*We will need permission from your parent or guardian to make your ebook available in the Library collection. Does your parent/guardian know that you are applying for this program, and that we will be contacting them for permission during the program?

We will be selecting writers/artists to participate in this first Tell Your Story program and will contact you by email (participant and parent’s email) by the end of the day on Tuesday, November 3 to let you know if you have been selected.
If you’re not selected this time, there will be other Tell Your Story projects in the new year.
Questions about this application form? Contact the Youth Department at or 604.925.7400.
Thank you for applying!
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