Award-winning Francophone author Carole Tremblay will be giving readings at Island French schools and libraries, says Education, Early Learning and Culture Minister Doug Currie.
“Island French students from kindergarten to Grade 4 will be treated to readings by a talented author and members of the public are welcome to join in,” said Minister Currie. “Author tours are a great way for students to learn more about the creative process and see an artist at work, while encouraging a life-long love of books and reading.”
Carole Tremblay is a Francophone author from Quebec who has written over 30 books for young audiences. Ms. Tremblay’s schedule is as follows:
Monday, May 16
École Saint-Augustin, Rustico – 9:00am
J-Henri Blanchard Library, Summerside – 1:30pm
Tuesday, May 17
Abram Village Library – 10:00am
École Pierre-Chiasson, Deblois – 1:30 pm
Wednesday, May 18
École La Belle-Cloche, Fortune – 9:30am
Dr-J-Edmond Arsenault Library – 1:30pm
All stops on the author tour are free and open to the public. Ms. Tremblay’s visit is made possible through a grant from Canada Council for the Arts, and is organized by the PEI Library Service and in partnership with the Commission scolaire de langue française.
For more information on Public Library Service events and programs, visit www.library.pe.ca
To learn more about Carole Tremblay, visit http://www.communication-jeunesse.qc.ca/repertoires/createurs/fiches.php?id=53-56-3915