Family Literacy Day 2024

What’s planned for Family Literacy Day 2024

Planning for Family Literacy Day (FLD) is well underway, and families, schools, libraries, literacy groups and other community organizations are invited to take part in the initiative on January 27, 2024.

The theme for FLD 2024 is Let’s have a family party! 2024 marks 25 years of Family Literacy Day and ABC Life Literacy Canada is encouraging families to celebrate by making food, singing songs and playing games. The possibilities for learning are endless – and it’s fun when you do it together.

Free resources available

ABC Life Literacy Canada has a variety of free resources available for download at Access bookmarks, activities, posters, and more at the direct links below:

Join ABC and Barbara Reid for a special event

As part of Family Literacy Day celebrations, ABC Life Literacy Canada will once again present a virtual event with FLD Honorary Chair Barbara Reid. Open to everyone across Canada, the event will take place on Thursday, January 25, 2024 at 4:30pm ET.

Barbara will be doing a demonstration on how to use clay to create a picture. She will share unique techniques you can use to make different things. The event will end with a Q&A.

This event is ideal for children in grades 1 to 6 and their families. Register today as spaces are limited, so be sure to register as soon as possible to secure your spot.

Register your FLD event

Don’t forget to register your own Family Literacy Day activities on the website. You can also find events taking place near you. Visit for more information.

About Family Literacy Day

Family Literacy Day was created in 1999 to raise awareness about the importance of reading and engaging in other literacy-related activities as a family. 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.