SPEAKING – Author Assemblies


Author Assemblies:

The following is a partial list of confirmed Matthew Gollub speaking events scheduled for this calendar and school year. If you wish to piggy-back a speaking date on the day before or after an event listed, please inquire soon as days sometimes fill in faster than we can indicate here. If you would like to preview Matthew at a school in your area, kindly contact the host school and ask permission to watch an assembly.


9/16/16  Author assemblies, Cesar Chavez Elementary Dual Language Immersion School, Davis, CA

9/17/16  Family Day in the Park, storytelling performances, book signing, Stockton, CA

9/30/16  Loma Vista Elementary Dual Language Immersion School, author assemblies and bilingual family night, Petaluma, CA

10/12/16  Fairview Elementary School, author assemlibes, Bakersfield, CA

11/4/16  Book signing and exhibit, California Reading Association conference, Visalia, CA

11/5/16  Book signing and exhibit, California Reading Association conference, Visalia, CA

11/15/16  Barnes and Noble, Natomas bookstore, storytelling and signing, Sacramento, CA

12/2/16  First 5 San Joaquin County workshop for early childcare and literacy instructors, Stockton, CA


2/2/17  Book signing, California School Library Association, Rohnert Park, CA

2/3/17  Book signing, California School Library Association, Rohnert Park, CA

2/9/17  Author assemblies, Woodland Prairie School, Woodland, CA

2/10/17 Author assemblies, Maxwell School, Woodland, CA

2/22/17  Storytelling performance for Home School Literature Day, Charles M. Schulz Museum, Santa Rosa, CA

2/28/17  Author assemblies, family night talk at Laurel Elementary School, San Mateo, CA

3/2/17 Author assemblies, Coyote Valley Elementary School, Hidden Valley Lake, CA

3/6/17 Author assemblies, Pauma Valley Elementary School, Pauma Valley, CA

3/7/17 Author assemblies, Warner Springs Union School, Warner Springs, CA

3/9/17 Author assemblies, Miller School, Escondido, CA

3/10/17 Author appreciation dinner, Gateway Reading Council, short speech and booksigning, Petaluma, CA

3/11/17  Storytelling performance, John F. Kennedy Library (Solano County Public Library), 2:00 PM. Vallejo, CA. Open to public.

3/15/17  Author assemblies, creative writing workshops, Leonardo Da Vinci School, Sacramento, CA

3/20/17 Author Assemblies, Hort Elementary School, Bakersfield, CA

3/23/17 Author assemblies, San Ramon Elementary School, Novato, CA

3/27/17  Author Assemblies, Glen View and Lincoln Elementary Schools, Escondido, CA

3/29/17  Author assemblies, Conway School, Escondido, CA

3/29-31/17 Author signing and exhibit, California Association for Bilingual Education (CABE), Anaheim, CA

4/3/17 Author assemblies, Central Elementary School, Escondido, CA

4/4/17 Author assemblies, Rose Elementary School, Escondido, CA

4/5/17 Author assemblies, Pioneer Elementary School, Escondido, CA

4/6/17 Author assemblies, McKinley Elementary School, Petaluma, CA

4/21/17  Author assemblies, Baker Elementary School, San Jose, CA

4/29/17 Bilingual Storytelling at Día de los niños, Santa Rosa, CA

5/4/17 Author assemblies, Paradise Valley School, Casper, WY

5/12/17 Author assemblies, Larson Elementary School, Lodi, CA

5/13/ 17 Bilingual storytelling, “La Lunada”, Spring Lake, Santa Rosa, CA

5/20/17 Bilingual keynote speech, bilingual literacy workshop at the Early Childhood Symposium, McAllen, TX


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Meet Matthew

I have a passion for encouraging young people to read--and for encouraging parents to read to their kids. "Language, rhythm, color, life!"™ are the threads I weave through my books and presentations. Read more...

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