Valley Regional Library holding a Canada 150 Book Club

Published on April 17, 2017

Well-known illustrator Ron Lightburn of Coldbrook will read from his latest book Frankenstink! Garbage Gone Bad at the Berwick library this Saturday.

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BERWICK NS - To celebrate Canada's 150th birthday, the Annapolis Valley Regional Library is highlighting a different Canadian author or illustrator for each month this year with #BookClub150.  

April's featured storytellers are well known: Sandra and Ron Lightburn of Coldbrook. Ron will give a reading from his latest book on Earth Day in the new Berwick branch.
Sandra has written two picture books illustrated by Ron, Driftwood Cove and Pumpkin People. Ron illustrated his first children’s picture book, Waiting for the Whales, in 1991 and has received three national awards including the Governor-General’s Literary Award for Children’s Illustration.
He has gone on to illustrate many books, including the most recent, which he also wrote, Frankenstink! Garbage Gone Bad.
The Earth Day event reading will take place at the Berwick & District Library on Saturday, April 22 from 11 a.m. - noon. Valley Waste Resource Management will bring supplies for making garbage crafts. This event is for ages four and up.
#BookClub150 contest
Visit for information about the #BookClub150 contest and win a giant-sized Frankenstink Swag Bag. Prizes include a signed copy of Frankenstink! Garbage Gone Bad and an original Frankenstink doll made by Sandra Lightburn.

Did you know?
The featured writer for the month of May will be Berwick native Christy Ann Conlin, whose latest novel is Memento. The only other Kings County resident is the December author, Ami McKay of Scott’s Bay