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Family Literacy Day takes place every January 27th to raise awareness about the importance of reading and engaging in other literacy-related activities as a family. Since 1999, thousands of schools, libraries, literacy organizations and other community groups have taken part in the initiative. Taking time every day to read or do a learning activity with children is crucial to a child’s development, improving a child’s literacy skills dramatically, and can help a parent improve their skills as well.

Family Literacy Day 2022 Theme: Learning in the Great Outdoors

Spending time in nature provides many benefits, not just for bodies, but for minds too. This year, get outside and exercise both your mind and body together as a family. You can make outdoor time fun family learning time all while enjoying the wonders of Canada’s Great Outdoors! Enjoy this Outdoor Scavenger Hunt with your family! Remember, you can come visit us at the library to print it out if you don't have a printer at home!

Read from our Family Literacy Day book list!

Join in our fun Family Literacy Day programs!

  • Baby Goose  - January 12, 19, & 26, 2:30-3:15pm, Online. Join us on Zoom for an interactive circle time focused on developing your baby's early literacy skills through stories, rhymes and songs. Registration required.
  • Storytimes - Wednesdays & Thursdays beginning January 6, 10-10:30am, Online. Join us for songs, rhymes, and early literacy fun! Registration required. 

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