Canadian Children's Book Week

Join us in celebrating Canadian Children’s Book Week from May 2 - 8 and bring the magic of books and reading to children all across Canada! Canadian Children’s Book Week is the single most important national event celebrating Canadian children’s books and the importance of reading. Check out our booklists below for Canadian books, ebooks, audiobooks and more, especially recommended by our librarians. Canadian Children’s Book Week is organized by the Canadian Children’s Book Centre.

Click the drop-down list below for videos of our virtual storytimes featuring books by Canadian authors!

Story Time with Miss Frances | Featuring My Forest is Green by Darren Lebeuf & illustrated by Ashley Barron

Story Time with Miss Frances | Featuring My Heart Fills with Happiness by Monique Gray Smith & illustrated by Julie Flett

Story Time with Miss Kumkum | Featuring I’m Worried by Michael Ian Black & illustrated by Debbie Ridpath Ohi

Story Time with Miss Frances | Featuring Amy Wu and the Perfect Bao by Kat Zhang & illustrated by Charlene Chua

Story Time with Miss Katelyn | Featuring Going Up! by Sherry J. Lee & illustrated by Charlene Chua

Story Time with Miss Katelyn | Featuring Raven Squawk, Orca Squeak by Roy Henry Vickers & illustrated by Robert Budd

Booklist - Canadian Children's Book Week 2021

Booklist - I Read Canadian - Burlington Edition

Booklist - I Read Canadian Picture Books

Booklist - I Read Canadian Staff Picks for Kids

BPL Virtual Events

BPL Literacy Calendars

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

Kanopy Kids - stream movies using your library card

Explore TumbleBooks online books for kids

Streaming movies on Hoopla

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