Bouquinart hosts 10th Edition of 'August 12, I Buy a Quebec Book' event
For the 10th edition of the annual provincial event "August 12, I buy a Quebec book," book enthusiasts are in for a treat at Bouquinart. On this special day, the bookstore is gearing up with an array of exciting activities featuring local creators from the Outaouais region, an extensive collection of Quebec books, suggested favorite readings, book giveaways, and extended store hours to indulge in the pleasure of reading.
Bouquinart will be open from 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m., providing ample time for bookworms to peruse the diverse selection of Quebec literature and immerse themselves in literary treasures.
The event is further enriched by the presence of esteemed creators who will be available for book signings throughout the day. From 10 a.m. to noon, visitors will have the opportunity to meet the talented youth illustrator, France Cormier, and the renowned youth author, Andrée Poulin, both esteemed residents of Aylmer. Delve into the captivating world of children's and pre-teen literature as you explore their magnificent works.
Between 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., the spotlight shifts to the accomplished author and poet, Clara Lagacé, a native of Aylmer, and the talented comic strip scriptwriter, Sylvain Lemay. Discover Clara's captivating debut novel, released last fall, and be moved by Sylvain's touching story.
The day concludes with an enchanting encounter from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., as the celebrated poet couple from Chelsea, Céline de Guise and Michel Côté, grace the event. Engage in meaningful conversations with these distinguished poets and explore their collections of evocative poetry, sure to leave a lasting impression.
Bouquinart's 'August 12, I Buy a Quebec Book' event promises to be a day of literary celebration and appreciation, uniting readers and creators in a shared passion for the written word. Whether one is an avid reader or seeks to explore the world of Quebec literature, this event offers an ideal opportunity to connect with talented authors and discover captivating stories that resonate with the essence of our cultural heritage
Photo caption: Book lovers' delight: a wide array of books awaits at Bouquinart for the 10th Edition of 'August 12, I Buy a Quebec Book' event.
Photo credit: Tashi Farmilo