Located in the heart of towns and villages, libraries are a natural anchor point for the Early Childhood Week in our communities.

From November 18–24, everywhere in Québec, Participating Libraries will offer a variety of special activities for the little ones and their families. 

Come October, check our event calendar to find out which libraries are participating! 

Activities for preschoolers

Activities for preschoolers

Suggested ideas to enhance your program of activities during the Early Childhood Week.


Library kit

Infographic charts supplied by Perspectives parents (in development), Observatoire des tout-petits and a paper doll chain by Naître et grandir.

De Lire et faire lire

Dépliant d’information de cette association implantée au Québec depuis 2002 pour stimuler le goût de la lecture chez les enfants par des bénévoles-lecteurs.

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From Naître et grandir

A paper doll chain, a tool to help highlight the importance of young children’s social environment for their development.  The child is asked to draw the individuals – excluding his/her parents – that are most important to him or her.


From Observatoire des tout-petits

Equal chances of success for all children? The Observatoire has prepared a thematic folder on the subject. A related infographic chart is attached. An awareness video as well as further tools can be found at


From Avenir d’enfants.

Infographic charts supplied by the Perspectives parents initiative which express the opinions of 15 000 Québec parents with children aged 0 to 5 on the subject of their parenting experiences. How are they doing? What needs to they have? Answers to these and many more questions can be found at



Association des bibliothèques publiques du Québec



Association des centres de la petite enfance
Avenir d’enfants
Bibliothèques publiques du Québec
Carrefour action municipale et famille
Lire et faire lire
Naître et grandir
Observatoire des tout-petits
Regroupements locaux de partenaires 

To be with you every step of the way… hand in hand. That is our promise to you.