Media Inquiries for the Forest of Reading® Festival
The Festival and the Forest of Reading have been covered by major media outlets, including the Globe and Mail, the National Post, CTV News, Global News, Toronto Star, CBC, CHOQ FM, L’Express, and Le Métropolitan.
We welcome media onsite at our Festival! If you wish to cover the Forest of Reading® Festival, please contact Lauren Hummel, the Marketing and Communications Specialist at the Ontario Library Association at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
Past Media Coverage:
The following is an archive of the past media coverage of the Festival and the Forest of Reading.
The Oshawa Express, May 21, 2019: Celebrating students’ love of reading
Radio-Canada, May 17, 2019:Claudia Larochelle remporte le prix Peuplier
Quill & Quire, May 16, 2019: Students, authors, and award-winners come together at this year’s Festival of Trees
CBC Books, May 15, 2019: Linwood Barclay’s middle-grade novel Chase among Forest of Reading winners
CTV Kitchener, May 8, 2019: Festival of Trees segment (26:00-26:42)
Quill and Quire, October 11, 2018. Heather Smith, Eric Walters, and Kevin Sylvester receive multiple Forest of Reading nominations.
The Globe and Mail, September 4, 2018: “Festival of Trees shines celebrity spotlight on children’s authors
CHOQ FM, May 18, 2018: CHOQ FM Live Broadcast from the Festival of Trees
CHOQ FM, April 23, 2018: « Ma branche préférée », le livre pour enfants qualifié au Prix Peuplier.
The Toronto Star, November 6, 2017: Cherie Dimaline: Hopes and dreams in the apocalypse.
CBC Books, October 17, 2017: Chris Hadfield, Gord Downie among Forest of Reading’s 108 nominees for 2018 awards.
Quill and Quire, October 16, 2017: OLA announces 2018 Forest of Reading nominees
Global TV, The Morning Show, News Hour, and News Final, May 17, 2016: Sponsored Spot That Ran Two Weeks Before the Toronto Festival (May 17)
National Post, May 23, 2014. Seeding reading at the Festival of Trees.
Please visit the Ontario Library Association’s YouTube channel to view videos taken at the Forest of Reading® Festival.