Freedom to Read: Canadian

It’s one week until I Read Canadian Day. There’s nothing we love more than celebrating our right to read Canadian, First Nations, Inuit, and Metis authors. There is so much richness, diversity, and breadth to discover in Canadian literature!

Taking place for the second year on February 17, 2021, I Read Canadian Day challenges families, schools, libraries, bookstores and organizations to read a Canadian book for just fifteen minutes. You can do it too!

Visit to sign up for free and participate.

Need some ideas for books? We’ve got you covered!

We’ve got Canadian booklists for all ages, and our staff are always happy to give suggestions. Reach us by phone or email, or come visit us in a branch.

Picture Books to Read Together
Novels for Young Readers
Novels for Teens
Novels for Adults

Share the excitement by following @IReadCanadian and using the hashtag #IReadCanadian.



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I Read Canadian Day!

This post is part 2 in a series about intellectual freedom in public libraries.
To read the rest of the series check out our Intellectual Freedom tag.