From May 2nd to 10th, the National Reading Campaign descended upon Charlottetown for Reading Town PEI, a week of events devoted to the joy of reading. The Reading Town Committee, which included members of PEI Literacy Alliance, TD Canada, Bookmark Charlottetown, and the PEI Public Library, came up with our Top 20 (in no particular order) of... Read more »
The Children’s Library at the Confederation Centre Public Library is excited to host Marie Kenny as she reads her new book, Beyond the Horizon! Have you ever wondered what you’d find if you went all the way to the edge of the horizon? Ms. Kenny’s book is about a little girl who wants to know... Read more »
Ooka Island will be participating at many events throughout Reading Town week with a roving “Say Ooka!” photo booth where families can get their picture taken on Ooka Island and be entered to win a trip to the Island (a one-year subscription to the program valued at $99.99). Visit www.ookaisland.com/sayooka to see which family-friendly events... Read more »
Private event for staff of the Department of Innovation and Advanced Learning and Skills PEI. The Department has partnered with the PEI Literacy Alliance to bring a fun event to your workplace to celebrate Reading Town. Staff will enjoy refreshments, speakers and a chance to win some great prizes.
Come join us and the Grade 3 class of École François-Buote on the T3 Trius Transit bus at 10:00 on Wednesday, May 6 at the corner of Patterson Dr. and Acadian Dr. for some fun and lots of French stories!
BUYING BOOKS FOR YOUR CHILDREN Marlene MacDonald will be in store on May 4th and 5th from 9AM to Noon available to consult with mothers on what books to buy for their children and how to instill a love of reading! When: Monday and Tuesday, May 4th-5th, 9:00am-12:00pm Where: Bookmark, Charlottetown
Join poets Zachariah Wells and M.Travis Lane in launching their latest poetry collections. With homages to Hopkins, Graves, Wisława Szymborska, Paul Muldoon, and more, and in allusion-dappled, playfully sprung stanzas, SUM, the third book from poet and critic Zachariah Wells both wears its influences openly and spins a sound texture all its own, in a... Read more »