A Reading Festival for Tiny Tots

Published March 23, 2022 - 2:20 pm

Are you a parent with a child who is 5 years old or under? Then the Festiv’ÉLÉ, organized by the borough of Lachine’s libraries, is for you!

April 2-10, this festival to awaken children to reading and writing will be in full swing at the Bibliothèque Saul-Bellow as well as at the Bibliothèque de Saint-Pierre. Putting into practice its slogan “If you read as a toddler, you read forever”, the Festiv’ÉLÉ, offers families a number of activities including shows, readings and workshops, starting on April 2, International Children’s Book Day. 

A passport, surprise bags of books and special activities for daycares are also part of this major event for families and young children.

Discover the major activities of the Festiv'ÉLÉ

Organized since 2016 by the partners of the Table de concertation petite enfance de Dorval-Lachine, this festival is now part of Lachine libraries’ program and is supported by the partners of the Table petite enfance et jeunesse de Lachine. Community organizations—GRAME, Page par page and the Lachine recreation centre—also contribute to the event.

For more information on Festiv’ÉLÉ,, write to the Youth division of Lachine’s libraries.