kitchener

Saturday, September 20, 2014

11:00am-5:00pm

Celebrating 14 Years in our Community!

What's On The Street?

NEW! Exciting news for The Word On The Street Kitchener.  This year The Word On The Street will take a new direction that focuses on actively engaging festival goers in all things literacy. We are moving away from the traditional exhibitor component and putting a whole new twist on the event. Throughout the downtown core we are going to program a variety of activities in various businesses for people to enjoy and be a part of. Check back soon for more information on this exciting new element of the event.
 
For more information please contact Catherine Sauder via email at catherine.sauder@kitchener.ca or by phone at 519-741-2200 x 7088
 

Downtown Kitchener welcomes The Word On The Street!  Join us on Saturday, September 20, 2014 for a day jam packed of author readings, poetry, author talks, play writes, music and children's activities in a number of locations in downtown Kitchener.  

 

GET INVOLVED

 

PERFORM A READING

 

NEW THIS YEAR: The Word on the Street is seeking a broad range of authors to perform readings in various venues in downtown Kitchener. These venues will be announced in mid-August.

 

Please complete the application below and return it via email and/or mail along with all of your support materials. The application deadline is Friday August 1st, 2014 by 5 p.m.

 

2014 AUTHOR PROPOSAL APPLICATION

 

 

BE THE OFFICIAL BOOKSELLER

 

The Word On The Street is seeking an Official Bookseller for its book and magazine festival to be held on Saturday September 20, 2014 in various locations in downtown Kitchener.

 

Please complete the application below and return it via email and/or mail along with all of your support materials. The application deadline is Friday August 1st, 2014 by 5 p.m.

 

2014 OFFICIAL BOOKSELLER APPLICATION

 

For more information please contact us.

 

 

 

Family Fun

Are you ready to celebrate Canadian books?  We are!  Civic Square will be transformed into a giant party celebrating all things books and reading!  

 

Hosted by popular children's entertainer Erick Traplin, listen to some of Canada's best loved children's books read by local celebrity readers! Plus a full line-up of activities focused on kids and reading!  

 

      

     

    Literacy

    The Kitchener Public Library is your connection to literacy organizations in the community. 

     

    Visit the CTV Marketplace to learn how you can get involved in the local literacy community, and meet our local literacy groups.