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Spread the Words 2018


Thank you for participating in Lambton County Library's Spread the Words program.  Submissions for this event are now closed.


Lambton County Library's annual Spread the Words program, an event that encourages families to read together and discover the wonderful world of books, begins January 27, 2018 at all branches,

Authors featured this year are the late Amy Krouse Rosenthal, for children ages 8 and under, and Avi, an author for older children. Books listed on the Freedom to Read Challenged Book List are also included.

The Spread the Words event begins on Family Literacy Day, celebrates World Read-Aloud Day on February 1, and finishes on the last day of Freedom to Read Week, Saturday, March 3, 2018.



Participants have an opportunity to win prizes by entering their name in a draw for each book read independently or together as a family.  

Children's prizes include:

  • One prize pack of books by Amy Krouse Rosenthal with a fun family activity in Lambton County
  • One prize pack of books by Avi with a fun family activity in Lambton County


Adult prizes include:

  • One of four $25 gift cards for The Book Keeper or the Kineto Theatre in Forest.


Click on the links below to view a list of books by these authors and to reserve your copies.  Use the filter menu (located on the right-hand side of the screen) to narrow your results in the library catalogue.

Amy Kouse Rosenthal - for a full list of Amy's books and materials, click here.  


Avi - for a full list of Avi's books and materials, click here.