Take Your Child to A Bookstore Day
Posted November 22, 2011on:
December 3 is Take Your Child to a Bookstore Day across North America. This day was created to encourage parents to take their children to a local bookstore and discover the delights of books and reading. Do you remember the first time you entered a book store? The smell of the freshly printed books, the friendly staff, the bright colours of the book covers and the ability to escape into other worlds, sticks with us forever.
“Bookstores hold a place in the hearts and times of our community. They are places to discover an author, a story, a life. Nothing affords the conversation and interaction among books and book lovers that a bookstore does. On December 3rd, 2011, take the child in your life to a bookstore. Watch his face light up as you give him free access, not just to a new book, but to tomorrow.”—Jenny Milchman, creator of Take Your Child to a Bookstore.
I will be participating in this event at Black Bond Books in Ladner where there will be a colouring contest, story reading time, a draw for a gift card and other fun activities. I will be available to read from my books and answer questions.
If you have kids, grandkids, nieces and nephews or neighbours’ kids, please mark December 3 on your calendar and take them to the bookstore of your choice. It may prove to be a great experience for you as well! Try to keep in mind that indie bookstores can use the business right now, more than ever. Spread the word about Take Your Child to a Book Store.