The Word on the Street:
Vancouver: Library Square
Toronto:  Queen’s Park
Kitchener: Victoria Park
Halifax: Cunard Event Centre
When:  Sunday, September 27th, 2009
Time:  11am – 5pm

This is a great place to get lots of great kids’ books, and expose your little ones to a world of reading.  Men on stilts, magazines, activities and special memories.  Enjoy!

The Kids Tent

Books, storytelling, music, and more for young readers.
Ages 4-12

The Vancouver Sun Raise-a-Reader Corner

Picture book authors for the youngest members of your family, plus storytelling by children’s librarians from the Lower Mainland, representing the InterLINK Children’s Services Committee.
Ages 0-3

Wordsearch On The Street

Check out our giant Wordsearch on Hamilton Street (aka Literacy Lane) for an exciting contest. Get the whole family looking for words and submit your list for a chance to win a Word On The Street Vancouver Prize Pack!

Family Literacy Tent

The Family Literacy Tent hosts over ten literacy and education organizations; this space is offered free of charge to qualifying exhibitors, who gain invaluable exposure and visibility for their organizations’ work.

  • Canucks Family Education Centre (CFEC)
  • College Educacentre
  • Fraser Valley Regional Library
  • Frontier College
  • Scholastic Book Fair

7th annual Kids Only Scavenger Hunt

It’s back and here’s how it works:

First, purchase a Kids Only Scavenger Hunt card at one of the Info Tents on site ($1). Then, answer the 10 questions on it. When you’re done, take the completed card to the CBC Television Tent on Hamilton Street to collect a cool prize!

There are only 150 cards available. Plus, you’ll have to read the program and wander around the festival site to answer all the questions, so be sure to wear comfy shoes and keep your eyes peeled!