Family Literacy Day is Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Help us celebrate the joy of reading with a few exclusive promotions!

Win a Signed Book!

Win your very own copy of Dennis Lee’s “Alligator Pie”, Lesley Livingston’s “Starling”, or Ruth Ohi’s “Shh! My Brother’s Napping”. The best part – all three books have been SIGNED by the authors!!

  • Dennis Lee signing his 40th anniversary edition of Alligator Pie!

  • Ruth Ohi signing her book “Shh! My Brother’s Napping”!

  • Lesley Livingston autographing her book “Starling”!

Don’t miss out – this book giveaway starts Monday, January 26 until Wednesday January 28 on our Facebook page. We’ll post a question at 9am and then all you have to do is answer the question in the comments below the post by 9pm for your chance to win! All entries will be put into a random draw and one lucky winner will be selected and announced shortly after 9pm that day!

Have the kids sign up for our Press Club!

The Telling Tales Press Club is perfect for kids between the ages of 6-14 who enjoy writing and would like to see their stories published on our website.

Young writers can send us a story on anything that interests them! Entries must be no longer than 500 words.

Here are some suggestions, they could write:

• a creative story
• a book review
• an essay on their favourite author
• a story on why they love winter
• a story based on their memories from a past Telling Tales Festival
• a creative story about the adventures of our dragonfly mascot

Send stories to, along with name, address, email and age.

Everyone that signs up will also receive a welcome package that includes a Telling Tales press badge!

1812-writing-boxAdded BONUS: Sign up by January 28th to be entered into a draw to win a historic writing kit – a type of pencil case used in 1812!

Sign up for our Blog!

Sign up for the Telling Tales blog! Get our latest news right in your inbox (you will only get one message every 1-2 weeks). Everyone that signs up by Jan. 29th will be entered into a random draw to win one of two family passes: a Hamilton Conservation Authority annual pass or a Westfield Heritage Village family pass! Draw takes place January 30, 2015.