Lethbridge, Alberta

Saturday, September 24, 2016

Main Library: 5th Ave. S. and 8th St. S. | 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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The Word On The Street Lethbridge

Saturday, September 24, 2016 at 11am - 5pm

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Celebrate Reading and Literacy with the Lethbridge Public Library!

The Lethbridge Public Library is proud to join communities across the country in a national celebration of literacy, storytelling, and the literary arts, by bringing The Word On The Street Festival to Lethbridge for the 6th year in a row.


The Word On The Street Festival is growing into a signature event in Southern Alberta, where we present established and emerging authors, storytellers, informative panel discussions, demonstrations and workshops, live music, tons of activities and a bustling marketplace. We strive to create a FREE local festival that represents the diversity of our community, is accessible to all ages, and most importantly is well attended, lively, and fun!

Discover Canada’s Best Authors

Come out this year to meet and hear from a variety of talented Canadian Authors! There will be a Kids Corner stage, Sponsored by Astro Insurance, filled with a line-up of amazing children’s authors, a Teen Zone stage programmed to cater to young adults with a variety of interests, and the Canadian Heritage stage and Lethbridge Herald stages with authors for adults. And don’t forget to visit our Friends of the LPL Workshop Stage for a variety of literary themed workshops including Song Writing, Poetry, Book Making and Metis Jigging and Storytelling. We can’t wait to see you all there!

National and Regional Sponsors

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Headline Sponsor

Thank you to the Lethbridge Public Library for being the Major Headline Sponsor of the 2016 Festival!

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Main Stage Sponsor

A Big thank you to B93.3 and Country 95.5 for Sponsoring all of the musicians and our Main Stage!



Performance Stage Sponsors

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Scotia Bank Teen Zone Stage


Thank you to Astro Insurance and Registries who are sponsoring the Kids Corner Stage, Scotiabank North for sponsoring the Teen Zone Stage, the Lethbridge Herald and Canadian Heritage who are sponsoring the Adult Stages, and the Friends of the Lethbridge Public Library for sponsoring the Workshop Stage!


Green Room and Author Reception Sponsors

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A Big thank you to Lethbridge Living, Save-On Foods North and the Lethbridge Lodge for Donating to our Green Room and Author Reception for the Festival!

Adopt an Author Sponsors

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Children’s Literature Round Table


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Festival Friend Sponsors

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