April 2020

Celebrating National Volunteer Week

To celebrate National Volunteer Week (April 19-25), we’re recognizing the outstanding work that our volunteers do for the Festival around the year. In 2019, our volunteers contributed over 5,000 hours and made a positive impact on front of house, box office, book sales, author hospitality, raffle ticket sales and so much more.

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Youth Book Corner: National Poetry Month

To commemorate National Poetry Month, our Outreach Coordinator Leena Desai recommends five beautiful novels written in verse.

Ebb and Flow
by Heather Smith

Heather Smith’s Canadian Children’s Book Centre Award-winning novel Ebb and Flow centres around eleven-year-old Jett, who has been sent away to live with his grandmother by his mom.

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