Celebrate Canada 150 and Telling Tales with these special books!

The City of Hamilton is a proud supporter of Telling Tales. In anticipation of the Telling Tales Festival and Canada’s 150th anniversary, the City is giving away FREE books to children at Ontario Early Years Centres and Parenting and Family Literacy Centres, while quantities last. Children may also participate in the Telling Tales bookmark contest by submitting a drawing showing how stories take you anywhere. Top entries will be showcased in advance at the Hamilton Public Library. Contest ends July 31st, 2017.


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The FREE books include Canada ABC by Paul Covello, an alphabet book about Canada; Courage by Chad Solomon, written by an Indigenous author that teaches children about trying new things; and Sing a Song of Mother Goose by Barbara Reid, French edition, a board book that offers various rhymes for children and caregivers to read together.

To locate an Ontario Early Years Centre near you, visit hamiltonbeststart.ca/oeyc.

To locate a Parenting and Family Literacy Centre near you, visit hamiltonbeststart.ca/pflc.

Article provided by the City of Hamilton.