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First Nations Public Library Week 2020

About First Nations Public Libraries Week

Since 2000, First Nation Public Libraries have used one week of the year to raise awareness of their resources, services, programs and activities.  First Nations Public Library Week is celebrated the first week of October to coincide with Canadian Library Month.


Celebrating Diversity + 20th Anniversary

This year marks 20 years since the start of First Nations Public Library Week. This year they are offering a week of online programming. The videos will be uploaded to their website and accessible year-round.

October 5

Pre-recorded Webinar / 10 am
Incorporating Indigenous Languages @ Home for Young Learners

October 6

Pre-recorded Storytime / 10 am
Live Q&A on Zoom / 10:30 am
Author Reading "Nibi is Water"

October 8

Pre-recorded Panel / 10 am
The Future of Indigenous Literature with the 2020 Winners of the First Nation Communities Read

October 9

Webinar / 10 am
The Importance of Indigenous Storytelling

Activity Sheets



Header Image: Raising Readers by Juliana Armstrong.
Juliana Armstrong is an artist from Nipissing First Nation. Her acrylic on canvas painting measures 18 x 24″ and was created in 2020. 
Photographed by Liz Lott (North Bay, ON).

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