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Tour: Northern Leg

Event Date(s)

April 13-18, 2008


Terrace, Prince Rupert, Kitimat, Smithers, Prince George, Vanderhoof

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 Northern BC. They are:

Learn about these books and the rest of the finalists, 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.


as of March 6, 2008

Sunday, April 13 TERRACE
2:00 | Terrace Public Library | 4610 Park Avenue | 250-638-8177
Join our authors on their very first BC Book Prizes On Tour stop. Book sales by Misty River Books.

Monday, April 14 PRINCE RUPERT
7:00 pm | Prince Rupert Public Library | 101 6th Avenue West | 250-627-1345
After stops by day at Prince Rupert Secondary and Seal Cove Elementary schools, our authors will discuss their books at the public library by night. Book sales by Rainforest Books.

Tuesday, April 15 TERRACE
Students at Thornhill Elementary and Caledonia Secondary will meet our authors.

Tuesday, April 15 KITIMAT
7:00 pm | Kitimat Book Masters | 202 City Centre | 250-632-7323
With visits to Kitimat High and Kildala Elementary under their belts, our touring authors will meet audiences at Book Masters.

Wednesday, April 16 SMITHERS
Before heading to Prince George, the authors will visit students at Walnut Park Elementary and Kelly Road Secondary School.

Wednesday, April 16 PRINCE GEORGE
7:00 pm | Books and Company | 1685 3rd Avenue | 250-563-6637
With the Smithers schools done, the authors will read and sign books at this local bookstore.

Thursday, April 17 PRINCE GEORGE
The authors get to meet students at Immaculate Conception School, Beaverley Elementary, Kelly Road Secondary and Heather Park Middle School.

Friday, April 18 VANDERHOOF
Before heading to Smithers, the authors will chat with students at W.L. McLeod Elementary and Nechako Valley Secondary schools.

Friday, April 18 SMITHERS
7:00 pm | Smithers Public Library | 3817 Alfred Avenue | 250-847-3043
Be sure to meet the authors at their final public event on the Northern BC leg.

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