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Tour: Kootenays Leg

Event Date(s)

April 21-25, 2008


Trail, Warfield, Nelson, Creston, Cranbrook, Castlegar

Event Description


BC Book Prizes On Tour presented by Rio Tinto Alcan

A BC150 Event

Four shortlisted authors will hit the road On Tour, with FREE public readings at bookstores and libraries in the Kootenays region. They are:

Learn about these books and the rest of the shortlisted titles, too.

Meet the authors and get personally signed books for yourself, friends or family at the public events listed below. While On Tour, our authors will also visit select local schools, leaving behind signed copies of their books for the school libraries.


Monday, April 21 WARFIELD
7:00 pm | Cornerstone Cafe | 760 Schofield Hwy. | Trail Public Library: 250-364-1731
After stops in TRAIL at Glenmerry Elementary school and J. L. Crowe Secondary, our authors will discuss their books by night at this evening put on by the Trail Public Library.

Tuesday, April 22 NELSON
7:00 pm | Nelson Municipal Library | 602 Stanley Street | 250-352-6333
After visits to L.V. Rogers Secondary School and Brent Kennedy Elementary, our authors will meet book lovers at the local library. Book sales by Otter Books.

Wednesday, April 23 CRESTON
7:00 pm | Creston Public Library | 531 16th Avenue South | 250-428-4141
Students at Prince Charles Secondary and Salmo Elementary school will get the chance to meet our authors before they head to the public library that evening. Book sales by Black Bear Books.

Thursday, April 24 CRANBROOK
7:00 pm | Cranbrook Public Library | 1212 2nd Street North | 250-426-4063
The authors will meet students at Amy Woodland Elementary and Mount Baker Secondary that day. That evening, join them at their final public event on this leg. Book sales by Lotus Books.

Friday, April 25 CASTLEGAR
Authors will visit Twin Rivers Elementary this day before heading to Vancouver for the BC Book Prize Gala on the 26th.

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