September 20, we read science

On September 20, science books and magazines will be on the menu for many schools and families for the first National I Read Science Day! ".

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(Montreal, September 12, 2017). Documentary books, biographies of researchers, scientific comics, science fiction novels ... on Wednesday September 20, science books and magazines will be on the menu of many schools and families in Quebec and Canada on the occasion of the premiere. National Day “I read science! ".

Elementary and secondary school teachers are invited to devote a period of their students' day to scientific readings. Each participating class can win one of four prizes, a set of science books and magazines worth 500 $ each. In addition, young people can participate in the event at home and earn one of five prizes (science books and magazines) worth 200 $ each.

Organized by magazines The Explorers, The Hustlers and Curium, and financially supported by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, theNational Day “I read science! "  benefits from the support of several partners, including the Association of Public Libraries of Quebec, the Cooperative of Independent Libraries of Quebec and several publishing houses.


All the details of the event are at the following address:


The National Day “I read science! "   has an English-speaking section, "National Science Reading Day", organized by educational magazines OWL and chickaDEE. Information:


“For the first year, the Day is only for young people. But starting next year, we will open it up to adults and businesses, says the initiator of the project, Félix Maltais. Because science is as important for adults as it is for young people! "

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