Saturday, September 20, 2014




Celebrating 14 Years in our Community!

What's On The Street?

Downtown Kitchener welcomes The Word On The Street!  Join us on Saturday, September 21 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.  


Visit one of our many downtown locations (City Hall, Civic Square, Entertaining Elements, Imbibe, The Walper Hotel and the Art Market Stage at the corner of King and Ontario) for a unique literary experience!

Exhibitor Marketplace

The CTV Marketplace will showcase exhibitors representing Waterloo Regions vibrant literary scene all in one place! Booksellers, libraries, literacy organizations, publishers and small presses create a unique experience for any book lover.  


Look for the CTV Market Place in on King Street in front of Kitchener City Hall.

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!  





    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.