The TD National Reading Summit II is one month away. It takes place at La Grande Bibliothèque in Montreal Thursday, January 20 and Friday, January 21.
The conference was started two years ago by a group of concerned librarians, parent activists, booksellers, teachers, publishers and corporate leaders who wanted to create a national reading strategy as a lynchpin for responsible citizenship. The first summit was in Toronto. The third is scheduled for next year in Vancouver.The complete program is available. The opening keynote address is by author, professor and screenwriter Antonine Maillet.