Community Tent

Welcome to our virtual Community tent! Here are a list of resources from our partners that we think you might like!

More partners will be added shortly!

Hamilton Public Library

What we do: “Having fun isn’t hard when you’ve got a library card!” Browse children’s books and find helpful resources online! Special shoutout to The Bookmobile, which can usually be found at our in-person festival!

An Instrument For Every Child

What we do: A music program called “An Instrument for Every Child” puts musical instruments in the hands of over 400 inner city school children in Hamilton. For the first year of the program, the students learn all about music and instruments. In the second year, they get to play an instrument of their choice and it’s all free.

The Children’s Book Bank

What we do: The Children’s Book Bank was founded by a small group of dedicated individuals who saw the importance of ensuring that all children have access to books. Read more about their programs here.

Autism Ontario

What we do: Autism Ontario offers unique, local autism programs and services designed to support individuals with autism and their families in reaching their full potential.

Scholastic Canada

What we do: Scholastics Canada helps make it possible for us to provide 1 free, new book to every child that joins our in person festivals!
Children’s books
Free Downloads

Neighbour 2 Neighbour

For over 30 years, a team of dedicated staff and volunteers at Neighbour to Neighbour Centre have been helping to improve our neighbourhood and meeting the issue of food insecurity head on. What started as a tiny food bank has evolved into an indispensable part of this community’s social fabric.

Frontier College Books

What we do:
As a social enterprise of Frontier College, all FCB profits help to support free literacy programming across Canada. FCB also runs a work placement program providing valuable employment experience to youth from Frontier College’s Beat the Street program.

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