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TD KidStreet returns to The Word On The Street to celebrate family literacy

September 15, 2016

The Word On The Street, Canada’s largest book and magazine festival, continues its commitment to promoting and encouraging literacy and a love of reading from a young age with the TD KidStreet and the TD Children’s Literature Stage sponsored by TD Bank Group. The TD Children’s Literature Stage will feature a fantastic line-up of Canada’s most renowned children’s authors and illustrators presenting some of the best children’s books of 2016. The 27th edition of the festival will take place on Sunday, September 25, 2016 at the Harbourfront Centre. Visit The Word On The Street’s website for more information.

 

“We’re excited to share a joy of reading with readers of all ages,” said Alan Convery, Director, Community Relations, TD. “TD is committed to promoting children’s literacy – and this festival helps inspire children and families to get excited and discover the fun in reading.”

 

Attendees and activities at the TD Children’s Literature Stage include:

 

 

Select programming segments will include ASL interpretation. For more details about TD KidStreet programming, families can pick up a TD KidStreet Festival Guide in Toronto bookstores and select downtown Starbucks locations, and at any of The Word On The Street’s Information Booths on festival day, Sunday, September 25th. The guide is designed and produced by Owlkids, publisher of Chirp, ChickaDEE, and OWL Magazine. The WEBview, digital edition of the guide will be available on The Word On The Street’s website in September.

 

About The Word On The Street

Each September, in the cities of Toronto, Halifax, Lethbridge, and Saskatoon, The Word On The Street unites the country in a national celebration of literacy and the written word. Annually attracting more than 200,000 visitors, The Word On The Street Toronto is the largest book and magazine festival in Canada. This year’s event takes place on Sunday, September 25, at Harbourfront Centre (235 Queens Quay West). Admission is free.

 

About TD Community Giving:

TD Bank Group invests in communities in order to effect positive change in the places where it operates and where its customers and employees live and work. In 2015, TD donated more than $92 million to over 4,300 community organizations in Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom. In Canada, TD focuses on education and financial literacy, creating opportunities for young people and the environment. For further information, please visit www.td.com/corporate-responsibility

 

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Anne-Lise Kontz
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Julia Caslin
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Alma Parvizian
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