Family Literacy Day Calendar

Check out the calendar of Family Literacy Day events and find a celebration near you!

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Take 20 in 2020

This is a photo contest. Participating families will send a photo of reading or doing an activity together. The contest is open from January 6 to 31, 2020. Two prizes will be given away. The names of the winners will be announced during Family Week in Saskatchewan, February 16 to 22, 2020.


Date:   Monday, January 6, 2020
Time:   09:00 AM
Contact Name:   Tina Winsor
Event Location:
Southwest Saskatchewan
N/A, Saskatchewan N/A
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A Bedtime Storytelling Feast: Family Literacy Event

Free for families with children 0-6.
Fun activities: art, numeracy stroll, music and story!
Each child receives a snack and a book!
Tickets for this free event are at Huntsville Public Library.
By: Community Living Huntsville, Huntsville Public Library, SMILE~Sandy’s Mindful Interactive Life Experiences, YMCA Employment & Literacy Services


Date:   Monday, January 20, 2020
Time:   06:00 PM
Organization:   SMILE ~ Sandy’s Mindful Interactive Life Experiences
Contact Name:   Sandy Inkster
Event Location:
7 Minerva Street East
Huntsville, Ontario P1H 1W4
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Come Read with Me!

We invite family members to our school and set up cozy reading areas around the school and read all together for 20 minutes before the end of the school day. This is a traditions we've had for many years during Family Literacy week.


Date:   Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Time:   02:10 PM
Organization:   Penfield Elementary
Contact Name:   Jan Peachey
Event Location:
525 Hilchey Road
Campbell River, British Columbia V9W 6S3
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Wild About Reading C.P. Blakely School Family Literacy Night

Wild About Reading themed evening of literacy games, scavenger hunt, books, homemade cookies and hot chocolate all free of charge. Promoting family Literacy!


Date:   Thursday, January 23, 2020
Time:   06:00 PM
Organization:   C.P. Blakely Elementary School
Contact Name:   Janet Reddekopp
Event Location:
4815 43rd Street
Sylvan Lake, Alberta T4S 1A3
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Deal Me In: Family Fun with cards and numbers

Elementary kids and their families drop in to O'Leary Public Library to learn new card games and up their numeracy skills.


Date:   Thursday, January 23, 2020
Time:   06:00 PM
Organization:   O'Leary Public Library
Contact Name:   Corinne Peters
Event Location:
18 Community St.
O'Leary, Prince Edward Island C0B 1V0
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Snuggle Up & Read! Family Storytime for Family Literacy Day

Join us tonight for a special PJ Party for Family Literacy Day! All are welcome to come dressed to snuggle (in pjs) & read, and bring their favorite stuffie to snuggle too!For more information, please contact the Stellarton Library, (902)755-1638.


Date:   Thursday, January 23, 2020
Time:   06:30 PM
Organization:   Stellarton Public Library
Contact Name:   Ellie Smith
Event Location:
248 Foord Street
Stellarton, Nova Scotia B0K 1S0
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Take 20 in 2020

Families will work together attempting to get into the Escape Room. They will be doing coding, counting, and puzzles to discover the combination to the book box to discover the treasures. A bed lunch will be enjoyed while listening to a story or two.


Date:   Thursday, January 23, 2020
Time:   06:00 PM
Organization:   Doaktown Community-School Library
Contact Name:   Belva Brown
Event Location:
430 Main Street
Doaktown, New Brunswick E9C 1E8
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Family Literacy Read A Thon

Weekend Read A Thon
Closing Monday January 27th 12:30 pm


Date:   Friday, January 24, 2020
Time:   12:30 PM
Organization:   Provost Muncipal Library
Contact Name:   Donna Engel
Event Location:
5035 - 49 Street
Box 120
Provost, Alberta T0B 3S0
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Family LIteracy Day Picnic

The Okotoks Public Library is hosting a Family Day Literacy Day Picnic. Bring your lunch and celebrate with us! There will be crafts, games and healthy snacks to enjoy with your family. This is an annual event for us and it is well attended by many families in the community


Date:   Friday, January 24, 2020
Time:   11:30 AM
Organization:   okotoks Public library
Contact Name:   Michelle Walther
Event Location:
7 riverside drive
okotoks, Alberta T1S 1A6
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Family Litereacy Day with Frontier College and friends

Come celebrate Family Literacy Day with Frontier College and friends.
Join us on Friday, January 24 at County Fair Plaza, (County Park Branch Library) for a FREE event with interactive literacy and numeracy activities that are fun for the whole family!
Featured Community Author, KAIRN, will be reading her book at 11:30am.
See you there!


Date:   Friday, January 24, 2020
Time:   10:00 AM
Organization:   Frontier College
Contact Name:   Hilairy OB-Walters
Event Location:
County Fair Plaza,
Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 1K6
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Snuggle Up and Read Storytime: Get Ready to Read

Bring the whole family and get ready to read. Discover stories, rhymes, music, finger plays an flannel boards that appeal to a wide range of ages at this interactive program.


Date:   Friday, January 24, 2020
Time:   10:30 AM
Organization:   Hamilton Public Library
Contact Name:   Naomi Brun
Event Location:
Concession Branch, Hamilton Public Libraru
555 Concession Street
Hamilton, Ontario L8V 1A8
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Snuggle Up and Read Storytime: Get Ready to Read

Bring the whole family and get ready to read. Discover stories, rhymes, music, finger plays an flannel boards that appeal to a wide range of ages at this interactive program.


Date:   Friday, January 24, 2020
Time:   10:30 AM
Organization:   Hamilton Public Library
Contact Name:   Naomi Brun
Event Location:
Red Hill Branch, Hamilton Public Library
695 Queenston Road
Hamilton, Ontario L8G 1A1
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Community Writing Contest

Selkirk Adult Learning Program is hosting a Community Writing Contest for Selkirk and area!


Date:   Friday, January 24, 2020
Time:   04:00 PM
Organization:   Selkirk Adult Learning Program
Contact Name:   Adele Plett Bartel
Event Location:
425 Eveline Street
Selkirk, Manitoba R1A 2J5
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Family Literacy Festival

Join us for the 4th Annual Family Literacy Festival at the Library Learning Centre. The day will start off with Under the Sea Storytime in the Library at 11:00 am followed by a free hot dog lunch from 11:45-1:00 pm. Other activities include Tinker Shack, a treasure hunt, sensory stations, coding, VR, crafts, prizes and more!


Date:   Saturday, January 25, 2020
Time:   11:00 AM
Organization:   Innisfail Public Library
Contact Name:   Lindsey Budd
Event Location:
5300A 55 Street close
Innisfail, Alberta T4G 1R6
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Family Literacy Day Fun

Drop into the Main Library (100 Norfolk Street) to explore hands on literacy activities. Fun for the whole family. All ages.


Date:   Saturday, January 25, 2020
Time:   10:30 AM
Organization:   Guelph Public Library
Contact Name:   Lisa Cunningham
Event Location:
100 Norfolk Street
Guelph, Ontario N1H 4J6
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Wild About Reading! Annual Family Literacy Day Event

Families are invited for a free, fun day of games, stories, crafts, and snacks to celebrate Family Literacy Day. The event is from 11am-2pm at Family Centre Carling-Thames and Northbrae Public School and for all ages. There will be an opportunity to win literacy-based prizes and we will be holding a "Stop, drop and read" moment at the event.


Date:   Saturday, January 25, 2020
Time:   11:00 AM
Organization:   LUSO Community Services
Contact Name:   Holly Brown
Event Location:
335 Belfield Street
Family Centre Carling-Thames and Northbrae Public School
London, Ontario N5Y 2K3
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Surrey Libraries Expo--Sparking Curiosity

Join us to celebrate Family Literacy Day with hands-on activities for all ages like paper crafts, Dot & Dash, stop motion animation, a play area, green screen, a pop-up library, and more!


Date:   Saturday, January 25, 2020
Time:   11:00 AM
Organization:   Surrey Libraries
Contact Name:   Catherine bellamy
Event Location:
10355 152 Street
Surrey, British Columbia V3R 7C1
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Family Fun Literacy Event

Bring you whole family and explore stations encouraging families to play, learn and grow together. Join us as we challenge all families to Take 20 in 2020! Each family will leave the event with a free snack and a bag FULL of items to encourage play... Don't forget your FREE book per CHILD!
Come down to the Gate Way Mall and have some FAMILY FUN!


Date:   Saturday, January 25, 2020
Time:   01:00 PM
Organization:   Prince Albert Literacy Network
Contact Name:   Kara Thorpe
Event Location:
Gateway Mall Unit 525 - 1403 Central Ave
Prince Albert, Saskatchewan S6V 7J4
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Pink Drink & Think Rink Party

Public skating& Candy Scramble at local rink. Word games, hamburgers, pink drinks served.


Date:   Saturday, January 25, 2020
Time:   04:30 AM
Organization:   Tugaske Library
Event Location:
box 10
Tugaske, Saskatchewan S0H4B0
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STEAM into Literacy

Help us explore Family Literacy day with STEAM based events for the whole family.
STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics.


Date:   Saturday, January 25, 2020
Time:   01:00 PM
Organization:   Crowsnest Pass Municipal Library
Contact Name:   Diane deLauw
Event Location:
Box 1177
2114-127 Street
Blairmore, Alberta T0K 0E0
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Community Celebration of Family Literacy Day

A free event hosted by the London Public Library and community partners. Fun activities to encourage families to celebrate the fun in reading including a performance by Dufflebag Theatre and giveaways.


Date:   Saturday, January 25, 2020
Time:   01:00 AM
Organization:   London Public Library
Contact Name:   Frances Cutt
Event Location:
251 Dundas St.
Central Library
London, Ontario N6A 6H9
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A Week of Words

Weekly Activities: Monday to Friday - Tower of Books, Which classroom has read the most books which will be charted on a visual board.
Wednesday - Dress as your favourite Storybook Character.
Friday - Spirit Day (wear a shirt with words/letters on it)


Date:   Saturday, January 25, 2020
Time:   09:00 AM
Organization:   Netamisakomik Centre of Education, Pic Mobert First Nation, ON
Contact Name:   Maggi Hill
Event Location:
627 Sixth St.
P.O. Box 615
Pic Mobert,, Ontario P0M 2J0
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Kamloops ABC Family Literacy Day

The 14th Annual ABC Family Literacy Day is on Saturday January 25th (9-12:30) at the Henry Grube Education Centre with a "Buggin Out" theme. There will be storytelling, crafts, musical entertainment, interactive stations and a physical literacy room. All participants will pick out a FREE book to take home to enjoy.


Date:   Saturday, January 25, 2020
Time:   09:00 AM
Contact Name:   Maureen Doll
Event Location:
150 Wood St
Kamloops, British Columbia V2B 0G6
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Family Literacy Day @ Orangeville Public Library

Foster a love of literacy on Family Literacy Day with engaging activities at the Mill Street Library. Lots of fun for the whole family including special performance by children’s entertainer Joseph Vetro from 10:30 am to 11:15 am, a visit from our favourite therapy dogs, science and tech stations, art, & reading! Drop in between 10 am & 3 pm.


Date:   Saturday, January 25, 2020
Time:   10:30 AM
Organization:   Orangeville Public Library
Contact Name:   Lauren Tilly
Event Location:
1 Mill Street
Orangeville, Ontario L9W 2M2
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Family Storytime with Joe Frank

Celebrate Family Literacy Day! Local author-illustrator Joe Frank shares his new picture book, Arthur Garber the Harbor Barber and leads us in a drawing activity.

https://attend.bpl.on.ca/event/3495813


Date:   Saturday, January 25, 2020
Time:   10:00 AM
Organization:   Burlington Public Library
Contact Name:   Katelyn Granger
Event Location:
2331 New Street
Burlington, Ontario L7R 1J4
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My Best Friend is a Secret Agent

Celebrate Family Literacy Day with us! Richard Clark and Rich Murray share their hit chapter book, My Best Friend is a Secret Agent. Help them invent a new Secret Agent story, and learn how to draw the characters.

Register here: https://attend.bpl.on.ca/event/3495825


Date:   Saturday, January 25, 2020
Time:   02:00 PM
Organization:   Burlington Public Library - Alton Branch
Contact Name:   Katelyn Granger
Event Location:
3040 Tim Dobbie Drive
Burlington, Ontario L7M 0M4
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Literacy Carnival

Take part in our Literacy Carnival! Dance at the Bubble Dance Party, build with kinetic sand, playdough, and Lego, and practice your literacy skills through play and fun!


Date:   Saturday, January 25, 2020
Time:   11:30 AM
Organization:   Stratford Public Library
Contact Name:   Ashley
Event Location:
25 Hopeton Rd
Stratford, Prince Edward Island C1B 1T4
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Family Literacy Day 2020

Games, Puzzles, Book Bingo - Family Fun for everyone! Held at the local library uptown. We will have Children's book bingo with prizes to be won, A board game center, a coloring center, and a special guest for a Storytime for kids.


Date:   Saturday, January 25, 2020
Time:   10:00 AM
Organization:   Border Regional Library
Contact Name:   Britanee
Event Location:
312 7th Avenue
Virden, Manitoba R0M 2C0
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Family Literacy Day in Wonderland

Families with children of all ages are welcome to join us in Wonderland! Drop in to the Library and enjoy snacks, prizes, a tea party, escape boxes, an obstacle course, & so much more! Brought to you by ParentLink, Hinton Municipal Library, Hinton Kids for Success, Hinton Employment Learning Place, & the Hinton Youth Centre.


Date:   Saturday, January 25, 2020
Time:   01:00 PM
Organization:   Hinton Municipal Library
Contact Name:   Astrid Ramos
Event Location:
803 Switzer Drive
Hinton, Alberta T7V 1V1
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Simple Breakfast Solutions for Kids

This program is for children grades 4-6. Learn how to make simple breakfasts that are both healthy and delicious. Each participant will go home with copies of the recipes used during the program. Limit 10 participants, please call to 506-392-5294 to register.


Date:   Saturday, January 25, 2020
Time:   10:00 AM
Organization:   Andrew & Laura McCain Public Library
Event Location:
8 McCain Street
Florenceville-Bristol, New Brunswick E7L3H6
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Family Story Hour

A program for families with children from age 3 to grade 3. There will be songs & stories, yoga for kids, and a magic show with a special guest.
This program is limited to 20 children to allow enough space for yoga. Please call to register.


Date:   Saturday, January 25, 2020
Time:   11:00 AM
Organization:   Andrew & Laura McCain Public Library
Event Location:
8 McCain Street
Florenceville-Bristol, New Brunswick E7L3H6
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Read Aloud @ the library!

You're never too old to enjoy being read to! Throughout the noon hour we will have a variety of local storytellers reading selections from a diverse selection of books. Entertaining for all ages, from 0 - 100.


Date:   Saturday, January 25, 2020
Time:   12:00 PM
Organization:   Andrew & Laura McCain Public Library
Event Location:
8 McCain Street
Florenceville-Bristol, New Brunswick E7L3H6
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Dr. Ruby's Travelling Puppet Show presents: "Spells 'n Spuds"

When we invited local wood carver James Buxton to visit the library to discuss his craft, he in turn asked his students to participate. One thing led to another, and before we knew it "Dr. Ruby's Travelling Puppet Show" was born. Featuring marionettes created by local carvers, performing an original script. Fun for all ages!


Date:   Saturday, January 25, 2020
Time:   01:00 PM
Organization:   Andrew & Laura McCain Public Library
Event Location:
8 McCain Street
Florenceville-Bristol, New Brunswick E7L3H6
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Celebrate Family Literacy Day

We will be celebrating Family Literacy Day at the McConnell Library: with special musical guest Duncan Wells! There will also be a dinosaur disco, craft & activity stations, face-painting, healthy snacks and more!
Everyone is welcome!
Non-perishable food donations for local foodbanks are welcome.


Date:   Saturday, January 25, 2020
Time:   02:00 PM
Organization:   Cape Breton Regional Library
Contact Name:   Tara MacNeil
Event Location:
50 Falmouth Street
Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 6X9
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Ukulele Demonstration

Did you know that the library has a new ukulele collection? You can borrow one of four instruments with your library card! Local musicians Aaron Crain, Meghan Clark, Zach Brink, and Paul & Tammie Chilco will be here to demonstrate how fun they are to play. All are welcome.


Date:   Saturday, January 25, 2020
Time:   02:00 PM
Organization:   Andrew & Laura McCain Public Library
Event Location:
8 McCain Street
Florenceville-Bristol, New Brunswick E7L3H6
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Family Literacy Day at the Morrin Centre

In celebration of family literacy day, the Morrin Centre will offer two children's activities on January 25th. In the morning, we will offer a Storytime session that promotes literacy at our library, while in the afternoon, children can participate in a narrative writing workshop. In addition, books displays will promote literacy.


Date:   Saturday, January 25, 2020
Time:   10:30 AM
Organization:   Morrin Centre
Contact Name:   Kathleen Hulley
Event Location:
44 Chaussee des Ecossais
Quebec, Quebec G1R 4H3
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Cricut Demonstration

The library recently acquired a 'Cricut' machine, which can be used by members of the public at the library. We will be demonstrating some fun, simple projects that you can do with the Cricut. A great resource for teachers & students, scrapbookers & card makers. Make that next project a 'cut above'!


Date:   Saturday, January 25, 2020
Time:   03:00 PM
Organization:   Andrew & Laura McCain Public Library
Event Location:
8 McCain Street
Florenceville-Bristol, New Brunswick E7L3H6
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Let's Read a Story

A morning of stories, crafts and music for families with children aged 0-8


Date:   Saturday, January 25, 2020
Time:   10:00 AM
Organization:   Family Ties
Contact Name:   Maria Chatterton
Event Location:
177 Gerard D. Levesque
New Carlisle, Quebec G0C 1Z0
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Phelps Homes Family Literacy Day

Fun literacy event for the whole family at the Grimsby Public Library featuring dance, face painting, displays, music, games, make and take, button making, Sparky the Fire Dog, and reading with the Therapy Tails dogs!


Date:   Saturday, January 25, 2020
Time:   01:00 PM
Organization:   Grimsby Public Library
Contact Name:   Simone Saunders
Event Location:
18 Carnegie Lane
Grimsby, Ontario L3M 1Y1
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Family Literacy Day Special Storytime

Drop in for a special family storytime with some very special readers as they share their love of books and reading. Bring your special book to share with everyone!

For more information call or drop in to the Pictou Library (902) 485-5021.


Date:   Saturday, January 25, 2020
Time:   10:30 AM
Organization:   Pictou Library
Contact Name:   Bonnie Allan
Event Location:
40 Water Street (2nd floor)
Pictou, Nova Scotia B0K 1H0
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Family Literacy Day

Come celebrate family literacy day at the Airdrie Public Library. We have outer space decorations, activities, and sensory bins for children to explore with their families.


Date:   Saturday, January 25, 2020
Time:   10:00 AM
Organization:   Airdrie Public Library
Contact Name:   Eric Pottie
Event Location:
111, 304 Main st
Airdrie, Alberta T4B3C3
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Snuggle Up and Read Storytime: Get Ready to Read

Bring the whole family and get ready to read. Discover stories, rhymes, music, finger plays an flannel boards that appeal to a wide range of ages at this interactive program.


Date:   Saturday, January 25, 2020
Time:   10:30 AM
Organization:   Hamilton Public Library
Contact Name:   Naomi Brun
Event Location:
Sherwood Branch, Hamilton Public Library
467 Upper Ottawa Street
Hamilton, Ontario L8T 3T3
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Snuggle Up and Read Storytime: Get Ready to Read

Bring the whole family and get ready to read. Discover stories, rhymes, music, finger plays an flannel boards that appeal to a wide range of ages at this interactive program.


Date:   Saturday, January 25, 2020
Time:   10:30 AM
Organization:   Hamilton Public Library
Contact Name:   Naomi Brun
Event Location:
Central Library, Hamilton Public Library
55 York Blvd
Hamilton, Ontario L8N 4E4
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Family Literacy Day - Literacy Activities with Frontier College

Join us for literacy fun for the whole family. Presented by Frontier College.


Date:   Saturday, January 25, 2020
Time:   11:00 AM
Organization:   Hamilton Public Library
Contact Name:   Naomi Brun
Event Location:
Central Library, Hamilton Public Library
55 York Blvd
Hamilton, Ontario L8N 4E4
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Read What You Love Community Reading Challenge

Literacy Matters Abbotsford is holding their annual Community Literacy Challenge, “Read What You Love”. It will run from January 26 – February 15, 2020. Look for flyers in the community; there will be a reading log to complete which will be your entry into a draw for prizes. All you need to do is read for 15 minutes each day. The pancake breakfast


Date:   Saturday, January 25, 2020
Time:   10:00 PM
Organization:   Literacy Matters Abbotsford
Contact Name:   Sharon Crowley
Event Location:
32270 George Ferguson Way, Abbotsford, BC V2T 2L1
Abbotsford, British Columbia V2T 2L1
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Family Literacy Day Party

Celebrate Family Literacy Day with us! Decorate cupcakes, build blanket forts to snuggle up and read in, complete a library scavenger hunt and win prizes!


Date:   Saturday, January 25, 2020
Time:   01:00 PM
Organization:   Perth & District Union Public Library
Contact Name:   Ketsia Snider
Event Location:
Perth & District Union Public Library
30 Herriott St
Perth, Ontario K7H 1T2
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Board Games & Books

Challenge your children and friends to board games!
Come and exchange books!
Light snacks and refreshments will be served!


Date:   Saturday, January 25, 2020
Time:   09:00 AM
Organization:   Yamaska Literacy Council
Contact Name:   Cindy Elston
Event Location:
5403 rue Foster
Waterloo, Quebec J0E2N0
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Family Literacy Day at the Library

Celebrate Family Literacy Day at the library with fun family-friendly activities, games, music, stories, cake, lemonade, and great giveaways. Everyone is welcome!


Date:   Saturday, January 25, 2020
Time:   12:00 PM
Organization:   Annapolis Royal Library
Contact Name:   Angela Reynolds
Event Location:
143 Ritchie Street
Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia B0S1A0
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Festival of Words 2020: Under the Sea

Dress as your favourite sea creature and join us for a day of crafts, games and activities, plus age-specific spelling bees. Lots of prizes to be won, including two tablets - one for the kids and one for the adults. Includes a free lunch, cotton candy and a tonne of fun. Event runs from 11am to 3pm and everyone is welcome.


Date:   Saturday, January 25, 2020
Time:   11:00 AM
Contact Name:   Melissa Boivin
Event Location:
915, 10th street unit 201
cold lake, Alberta t9m1h8
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Snowshoes and stories

Snowshoe games and walk and then stories and hot chocolate after. Fun for the whole family. Snowshoes provided on a first come first serve basis.


Date:   Saturday, January 25, 2020
Time:   10:30 AM
Organization:   Alberton Public Library
Contact Name:   Alberton Public Library
Event Location:
11 Railway St
Alberton, Prince Edward Island C0B 1B0
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Family Literacy Carnival

In a carnival atmosphere, families participate in fun literacy activities centred around 8 themes: science, math, music, health, technology, play, Indigenous culture, and mindful meditation. There will also be a reading nook, where guest readers will share their favourite books with families. A free book is given to every child.


Date:   Sunday, January 26, 2020
Time:   02:00 PM
Contact Name:   Donna Lemieux
Event Location:
Robbins Health Learning Centre
109 St & 104 Ave
Edmonton, Alberta T5K 2Y9
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Family Literacy Carnival

This free event is for the whole family! Come to wander, explore, and participate in fun activities that promote literacy. Special guests will also read from their favourite books!


Date:   Sunday, January 26, 2020
Time:   02:00 PM
Organization:   Centre for Family Literacy
Contact Name:   Donna Lemieux
Event Location:
MacEwan University, Robbins Health Learning Centre, City Centre Campus
109 St & 104 Ave
Edmonton, Alberta T5H 1K4
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Family Literacy Day in Waterloo Region

Celebrate Family Literacy Day at Conestoga Mall in Waterloo Sunday January 26th from 10am-4pm. The event includes; performances by local children's entertainer Erick Traplin and our French Catholic School Choir. Families visit interactive booths that include activities focusing on the five early literacy practices-read, sing, talk, play and write.


Date:   Sunday, January 26, 2020
Time:   10:00 AM
Contact Name:   Wanda Kampijan
Event Location:
550 King St N
Waterloo, Ontario N2L 5W6
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Celebrate with the Paddling Puppeteers

Chatham-Kent Public Library and EarlyON will celebrate Family Literacy Day with the Paddling Puppeteers, January 27 at 10:00 and 11:00.


Date:   Monday, January 27, 2020
Time:   10:00 AM
Organization:   Chatham-Kent Public Library / EarlyON
Contact Name:   Donna Gaumond
Event Location:
Chatham-Kent Public Library
120 Queen Street
Chatham, Ontario N7M 2G6
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Family Literacy Day

Family Literacy Day
Take 20 in 2020

Monday, January 27
6:30-8:00 pm
At the Bonnyville Municipal Library

Join us and our friends, the Bonnyville Pontiacs, for a night of fun activities, great stories, and PRIZES!


Date:   Monday, January 27, 2020
Time:   06:30 PM
Contact Name:   Kat
Event Location:
4804 - 49 Avenue
Bonnyville, Alberta T9N 2J3
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Family Literacy Day Event

Join us and other early years educational providers at the new Family Resource Centre (309 Fairmont Dr.). There will be literacy activities set up for families to enjoy. This event is for ages six and under and goes from 10am-12noon.


Date:   Monday, January 27, 2020
Time:   10:00 AM
Organization:   READ Saskatoon
Contact Name:   Sheri Porrelli
Event Location:
309 Fairmont Drive
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7M 5G7
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Saskatchewan Odyssey

The Saskatchewan Odyssey demonstrates for parents and children the fun of learning together and that literacy is more than reading and writing. A great way to engage the community; families, volunteers and staff to come together for fun and learning!


Date:   Monday, January 27, 2020
Time:   06:00 PM
Organization:   READ Saskatoon
Contact Name:   Sheri Porrelli
Event Location:
W. H. Ford Elementary School
480 Rink Avenue
Regina, Saskatchewan S4X 1S7
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Family Literacy Night

Celebrate Family Literacy Day and discover new and fun ways you can supercharge your literacy skills!

There’s something for everyone in the family: learn new games that boost literacy, get custom reading recommendations, or check out our #Readfor15 Marathon corner to get a special prize for reading!


Date:   Monday, January 27, 2020
Time:   06:00 PM
Organization:   Clarington Public Library
Contact Name:   Kiley Percy
Event Location:
163 Church St.
Bowmanville, Ontario L1C 1T7
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Family Literacy Take 20

We are inviting the public to bring in a book they are reading or find a book here and read for 20 mins in the library. We will provide a free cup of coffee, tea or hot chocolate for them to enjoy. We will also have a story and craft for children who come and have a few free draws for patrons to enter to win a prize. Runs until 5:00pm.


Date:   Monday, January 27, 2020
Time:   03:30 PM
Organization:   Carnduff Integrated Public Library Branch
Contact Name:   Linda Kimball
Event Location:
506 Anderson Avenue
Carnduff, Saskatchewan S0C 0S0
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Take 20 in 2020

This will be an event of reading and activities with celebrity readers at Swift Current Public Library. Grade 3 children from Chinook School Division will participate. The event is open to the public. There will be four reading sessions from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. All participating children will get a copy of the book to take home.


Date:   Monday, January 27, 2020
Time:   09:00 AM
Organization:   Southwest Literacy Committee ( Hub)
Contact Name:   Bula Ghosh
Event Location:
411 Herbert Street
Swift Current, Saskatchewan S9H 1M5
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Family Literacy Day Scavenger Hunt at the Library

The Slave Lake Library will be having a small scavenger hunt for families to do together, every child that participates will receive a small prize.


Date:   Monday, January 27, 2020
Time:   10:00 AM
Organization:   Slave Lake Public Library
Contact Name:   Suzanne Wilson
Event Location:
50 Main Street S.W
Slave Lake, Alberta T0G 2A0
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Take 20 in 2020

Celebrity reading of the book Polly Diamond a book of Magic will be read at the Maple Creek Library. Students from the local school will attend. There will be activities related to the book. Every student gets to take a book home and read it with their parents/caregivers. The event is open to the public.


Date:   Monday, January 27, 2020
Time:   10:30 AM
Organization:   Southwest Literacy Committee ( Hub)/Kids First
Contact Name:   Tina Winsor
Event Location:
205 Jasper
Maple Creek, Saskatchewan S0N 1N0
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Family literacy & Fun Night

Family Literacy and Fun Night - Enjoy storytelling, scavenger hunt and crafts in the Leader Library.


Date:   Monday, January 27, 2020
Time:   06:30 PM
Organization:   Leader Library
Contact Name:   Irene Bergen
Event Location:
Box 40
Leader, Saskatchewan S0N 1H0
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Celebrating the Seasons! Family Literacy Day

The Meaford Public Library and the Early Literacy Facilitator for Grey County are celebrating Family Literacy Day 2020 in the Junior Library!
Join us for stories, songs, activities, and snacks! Enter to win a prize!
All ages. Free event. Drop in.


Date:   Monday, January 27, 2020
Time:   10:30 AM
Contact Name:   Lori Pierce
Event Location:
15 Trowbridge Street West
Meaford, Ontario N4L 1V4
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Family Literacy Day Carnival

Join in the family fun with carnival games, songs and stories to celebrate Family Literacy Day!


Date:   Monday, January 27, 2020
Time:   10:00 AM
Organization:   The Community Association for Lasting Success
Contact Name:   Jennifer Dixon
Event Location:
4709-50 Street
Vegreville Centennial Library
Vegreville, Alberta T9C 1R1
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Family Literacy Day - Bathtime Fun!

Listen to local author Michelle Eliason read her book "Splish! Splash! Born in the Bath!" Enter to win the library's iconic red tub! Organizations from around town will be in attendance to let the public know the supports they can offer to families. Activities and presentations will give ideas on how to use bathtime as language literacy time.


Date:   Monday, January 27, 2020
Time:   10:00 AM
Organization:   Drayton Valley Libraries
Contact Name:   Verna Wicks
Event Location:
5204-51 Avenue
Drayton Valley, Alberta T7A 1S2
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Where The Wild Things Are

The Blue Mountains Public Library will be celebrating Family Literacy day on Monday, January 27th from 3-4:30 pm.

We will celebrate Family Literacy Day with reading the classic book Where The Wild Things Are, a family scavenger hunt, crafts and LOTS OF FUN!


Date:   Monday, January 27, 2020
Time:   03:00 PM
Organization:   The Blue Mountains Public Library
Contact Name:   Jennifer Domingues
Event Location:
173 Bruce Street, South
Thornbury, Ontario N0H 2P0
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Literacy Day

Reading with children at the school.


Date:   Monday, January 27, 2020
Time:   01:00 PM
Organization:   Burstall Branch Library
Contact Name:   Karen Dieterle
Event Location:
603 Maharg Avenue
Burstall, Saskatchewan S0N 0H0
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Family Literacy Celebration

Join us during playgroup as we celebrate literacy together! We will have an indoor story walk as well as a variety of activities for children aged 0-6.


Date:   Monday, January 27, 2020
Time:   09:00 AM
Organization:   Andrew Fleck Children's Services - Early ON
Contact Name:   Nicole Latremouille
Event Location:
2330 Don Reid dr
ottawa, Ontario k1h 1e1
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Very Hungry Caterpillar Storywalk

Families with young children are invited to come and enjoy a Storywalk, featuring the Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle. Come walk around the rink lobby, read a page and do an activity or craft at each! Families will receive a copy of the book.

Storywalk was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT


Date:   Monday, January 27, 2020
Time:   09:30 AM
Organization:   Regional KidsFirst
Contact Name:   Madeleine Valentine
Event Location:
324 4th St W, Carlyle, SK S0C 0R0
Carlyle Sports Arena
Carlyle, Saskatchewan S0C 0R0
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Family Literacy Day: Valentines for Vets

Join us on Monday, January 27 for hot chocolate and crafts! We'll be celebrating Family Literacy Day by making valentines for veterans in Long-Term Care facilities. Write a message, a poem, or a letter and make a veteran's Valentine's day.
We'll have hot chocolate and craft supplies for everyone who wants to drop in and join us from 1:00-7:00pm.


Date:   Monday, January 27, 2020
Time:   01:00 PM
Organization:   Morinville Public Library
Contact Name:   Alliah Krahn
Event Location:
10119 - 100 Ave
Morinville, Alberta T8R 1P6
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Family Literacy Day / Journée d'alphabétisation familiale

Join us for story time with local author Jennifer McGrath, followed by a special visit with Miko, from the Family Resource Centre.
Venez participer notre heure du conte avec l’auteure Jennifer McGrath suivi d’une visite spéciale de Miko du Centre de ressources famliales.


Date:   Monday, January 27, 2020
Time:   10:00 AM
Organization:   Early Childhood Family Resource Centre
Contact Name:   Natalie Leslie
Event Location:
644 Main Street
Moncton Public Library
Moncton, New Brunswick E1C1E2
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Family Literacy Day

Our K-9 school is inviting the families of our students to join us in the afternoon to celebrate Family Literacy Day. We will have a variety of different literacy stations prepared, a take home package for all families that highlight how to build literacy skills at home, and we will give away some gift certificates for Scholastic book orders.


Date:   Monday, January 27, 2020
Time:   02:00 PM
Organization:   Grayson School
Contact Name:   Sara Campbell
Event Location:
1085 Assiniboia Ave
Box 10
Grayson, Saskatchewan s0a 1E0
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Saltcoats School Family Literacy

1) Home Literacy – students can read or write for 20 minutes. Parents will read or write with their children. Write about what interests you. We will be giving away seven $25 gift cards. A picture showing the student and a parent(s) reading and writing can either be submitted to the school’s Social Media @saltcoatsmustan. #literacy.


Date:   Monday, January 27, 2020
Time:   09:00 AM
Organization:   Saltcoats School
Contact Name:   Noel Budz
Event Location:
Box 187
Saltcoats, Saskatchewan S0A 3R0
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Story Book Walk

1. Story walk around the playground.
2. Sensory play
3. Creative art
4. Dramatic play and so much more fun activities for children (0-6 years) and their parents/ caregivers.

Please dress for the weather as we will be outdoors for the story walk!


Date:   Monday, January 27, 2020
Time:   09:30 AM
Organization:   EarlyON
Contact Name:   Samina Mohiuddin
Event Location:
Woodbridge Public School
60 Burwick Ave
Woodbridge, Ontario L4L1J7
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1000 Books Before Kindergarten LAunch

Celebrate Family Literacy Day with us at
our official launch of
1000 Books Before Kindergarten
for children ages 0 to 4 years old.
What to expect
• Local celebrities reading children's stories
• Activities and draws
• Every registered child will receive an early literacy kit
• Light refreshments will be served


Date:   Monday, January 27, 2020
Time:   10:30 AM
Contact Name:   Melissa Vieno
Event Location:
320 Second Ave
Timmins, Ontario P4N 8A4
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Family Literacy Celebration

Our used bookstore and cat adoption center will be hosting notable figures in our community to read to children, inspiring guardians to do the same with their children.


Date:   Monday, January 27, 2020
Time:   05:00 PM
Organization:   The Page & Whisker
Contact Name:   Samuel sandidge
Event Location:
601 2nd st se
Medicine Hat, Alberta t1a2s4
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Family Literacy Party

A free drop in event to promote literacy for parents/caregivers and their preschool children. Families will engage in crafts, games & play at various booths and "Circle Times" with singing and stories.


Date:   Monday, January 27, 2020
Time:   10:00 AM
Organization:   Grande Prairie Council for Lifelong Learning
Contact Name:   Kimberly Cairns
Event Location:
Prairie Mall
11801 100 Street
Grande Prairie, Alberta T8V 3Y2
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Family Literacy Day Event

Come learn about the new Saskatoon Family Resource Centre and join us for fun activities and a snack. The first 50 families will receive a bag to collect giveaways from each agency hosting literacy activities.
Activities are intended for children ages 0-5 but all ages and abilities are welcome. This event is free and no registration is required.


Date:   Monday, January 27, 2020
Time:   10:00 AM
Contact Name:   Christine Thompson
Event Location:
309 Fairmont Drive (Studio 1)
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7M 5G7
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Family Literacy day

Siglunes library is open on a Monday 12pm-5pm. I am having a day to celebrate FLD, with reading of picture story books and board and card games to focus on the theme,
"20 minutes in 2020" I've downloaded much of your activity sheets. It has been publicised at schools and day care centers in the West Interlake. MB


Date:   Monday, January 27, 2020
Time:   12:05 PM
Organization:   Siglunes Library, Ashern, MB - Part of Parklands Regional Libraries Inc
Contact Name:   Judith McCudden
Event Location:
PO Box 368
Ashern, Manitoba R0C0E0
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New West Family Reads Contest and Celebration Event

Come celebrate Family Literacy Day, we will present the winners of the New West Family Reads Contest.


Date:   Monday, January 27, 2020
Time:   11:00 AM
Organization:   Family Services of Greater Vancouver
Contact Name:   Maylen Crespo
Event Location:
613 Queens Ave
New Westminster, British Columbia V3M 1L1
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Family Literacy Day Celebrations at Micheal Wallace Elementary

Family Literacy Day and PJ & Slipper Day!
I wish to take Korean book and read them together.


Date:   Monday, January 27, 2020
Time:   01:30 PM
Organization:   Ms. Janice wells
Contact Name:   Jaeeun Jung
Event Location:
40 Andover street
#101
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2X 2L9
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Snuggle Up and Read Storytime: Get Ready to Read

Bring the whole family and get ready to read. Discover stories, rhymes, music, finger plays an flannel boards that appeal to a wide range of ages at this interactive program.


Date:   Monday, January 27, 2020
Time:   10:45 AM
Organization:   Hamilton Public Library
Contact Name:   Naomi Brun
Event Location:
Binbrook Branch, Hamilton Public Library
2642 Regional Road 56
Binbrook, Ontario L0R 1C0
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Family Literacy Day Event

Family Literacy Day Event at Lloydminster Public Library with Lloydminster Learning Council Association. 10:30 am to noon. Free activities/free books. Fun for the whole family!


Date:   Monday, January 27, 2020
Time:   10:30 AM
Organization:   Lloydminster Learning Council Association
Contact Name:   Jordan Headon
Event Location:
5010 - 49 Street
Lloydminster, Alberta T9V 0K2
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Discussion-Conférence Prendre le temps de lire et d'écrire avec les enfants

To celebrate family literacy day, Frontier College - UDS and Collectif CLÉ will offer one conference on January 27th. Everybody is welcome to discuss about Taking time to read and write with children. Julie Myre-Bisaillon will then present her research on the topic. Meanwhile, Frontier College will invite children to read in the Reading Tent!


Date:   Monday, January 27, 2020
Time:   04:00 PM
Organization:   Frontier College
Contact Name:   Erika Richard
Event Location:
2500, Boul. de l'Université
Agora B1-2002 - Université de Sherbrooke
Sherbrooke, Quebec J1K 2R1
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Family Literacy at Earlyon, Seaway Mall

Join us in the EarlyOn Centre for book readings throughout the day!

10am - EarlyOn Centre
3:30pm - EarlyOn Centre
4:30pm - Welland Public Library

As part of Family Literacy Day at EarlyOn on Monday, January 27th, the Welland Cat Adoption Centre will be accepting a small donation to "Read With A Cat" and bring home a copy of the book they read!


Date:   Monday, January 27, 2020
Time:   10:00 AM
Organization:   Seaway Mall
Contact Name:   Seaway Mall
Event Location:
800 Niagara Street
Welland, Ontario L3C 5Z4
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Family Literacy Day @ the Civic Centre Studio

Newfoundland and Labrador Laubach Literacy Councils and community partners are hosting an afternoon/evening event to celebrate Family Literacy Day® This is an all-ages fun-filled event with campfire s ’mores and stories for the little ones, music, displays, demonstrations and activities! There will be special guests including Corner Book Mayor


Date:   Monday, January 27, 2020
Time:   01:00 PM
Organization:   Newfoundland and Labrador Laubach Literacy Council
Contact Name:   Margie Lewis
Event Location:
141 O'Connell Drive
Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador A2H6H6
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Rideau Lakes Public Library Family Literacy Event

Parents & Caregivers with their children are invited to come to a free supper and enjoy Doug Barr Children's Entertainer at the Rideau Lakes Public Library Elgin Branch from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm. This event is sponsored by our Friends of the Library in Rideau Lakes.


Date:   Monday, January 27, 2020
Time:   06:00 PM
Organization:   Rideau Lakes Public Library
Contact Name:   Laura Lee Davies
Event Location:
26 Halladay Street
Elgin, Ontario K0G 1E0
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Lecture en pyjama

De 18h à 19h30, venez partager un moment de lecture entre familles juste avant le 'dodo'.
Parent et enfants (4 à 12ans). Chocolat chaud offert à tous! Prix de présences pour pour les enfants.


Date:   Monday, January 27, 2020
Time:   06:00 PM
Organization:   Maison des familles de Verdun
Contact Name:   Danielle Brouillard
Event Location:
2-257, 1ère avenue,
259, 1ère avenue
Verdun, Quebec H4G 2V6
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Family Literacy Day - ?ehtseo Ayha School, Deline

We have sections to our event with the local community welcomed to sit and read with grade 1/2, grade 5/6 and grade 7,8,9 students in the school library with cookies and muffins available.


Date:   Monday, January 27, 2020
Time:   09:10 AM
Organization:   ?Ehtseo Ayha School
Contact Name:   Douglas Cooper
Event Location:
2 School Lane
Deline, Northwest Territories x0e0g0
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Take 20 in 2020 Family Potluck and Games Night

Families can choose to come at 5:30 for the potluck or simply attend the Family games night from 6-7. We will be encouraging literacy-based games and fellowship as our theme with a cake decorated like a book for a special treat.


Date:   Monday, January 27, 2020
Time:   05:30 PM
Contact Name:   Joyleen Podgursky
Event Location:
Box 1157
Caronport, Saskatchewan SOH OGO
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Family Literacy Day at the Studio

Biggest FLD event ever! Displays, cake, cookies, pizza, and new release books, coles gift cards, and swag from partners for prizes. A visit from the grade 3 classes and a fancy proclamation with the Mayor. It was just like a literacy gala! There were so many activities, like campfire stories and smores, colour the world and a scavenger hunt.


Date:   Monday, January 27, 2020
Time:   01:00 PM
Organization:   NL Laubach Literacy Council
Contact Name:   Tonya Organ
Event Location:
1 Canada Games Place
corner brook, Newfoundland and Labrador a2h6c9
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Saskatchewan Odyssey

The Saskatchewan Odyssey demonstrates for parents and children the fun of learning together and that literacy is more than reading and writing. A great way to engage the community; families, volunteers, and staff to come together for fun and learning!


Date:   Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Time:   06:00 PM
Organization:   READ Saskatoon
Contact Name:   Sheri Porrelli
Event Location:
Dr. L. M. Hanna Elementary School
55 Davin Crescent
Regina, Saskatchewan S4R 7E4
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Family Game Night

Games! Games! Games! An evening of games and activities for the whole family!


Date:   Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Time:   07:00 PM
Organization:   Loreburn Branch, Palliser Regional Library
Contact Name:   Sue Ann Abbott
Event Location:
501 Main Street
Loreburn Town & Country Centre
LOREBURN, Saskatchewan S0H2S0
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Take 20 in 2020

Celebrity reading at the Herbert School Library with students from the local school. The event is open to the public. Participants will have opportunities to do activities related to the book. Every child will be given a copy of the book to take home and read it with their parents/caregivers.


Date:   Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Time:   11:00 AM
Organization:   Chinook Regional Library
Contact Name:   Ashley Booth
Event Location:
517 Herbert Avenue
Herbert, Saskatchewan S0H 2A0
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Inspiring Play

Families are invited to engage in a variety of fun-filled learning stations and experiment with physical movement while using language, numeracy, creativity, problem solving and social skills. This event is in partnership with Saskatchewan Literacy Network.


Date:   Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Time:   06:00 PM
Contact Name:   Anne Ford
Event Location:
Family Resource Centre
885-6th Avenue NE
Swift Current, Saskatchewan S9H 2M9
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Pete the Cat Scavenger Hunt

Drop in daily from January 28 to February 1, to do a fun Pete the Cat themed scavenger hunt as we celebrate Family Literacy Day! Put your name in for a draw to win some free books from Adopt-A-Library! A great activity for kids and parents/guardians. All are welcome. For more information, please contact the New Glasgow library (902) 752-8233.


Date:   Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Time:   10:00 AM
Organization:   New Glasgow Library
Contact Name:   Cristal van de Pol
Event Location:
New Glasgow Library
182 Dalhousie Street
New Glasgow, Nova Scotia B2H 5E3
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Family Literacy Day week FUN!

Drop in daily, from January 28 to February 1, for fun, games, and a Scavenger Hunt or two too - as we celebrate Family Literacy Day all this week! For more information, please contact the Westville Library, (902) 396-5022.


Date:   Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Time:   10:00 AM
Organization:   Westville Public Library
Contact Name:   Gina Snell
Event Location:
2042 Queen Street
Westville, Nova Scotia B0K 2A0
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Winter Wonderland Scavenger Hunt

Drop in to the River John Library for our Winter Wonderland Scavenger Hunt during the week of January 28th to January 31st, 2020. For more information, please contact the River John Library, (902) 351-2599.


Date:   Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Time:   02:00 PM
Organization:   River John Library
Contact Name:   Samantha Allan
Event Location:
2725 West Branch Road
River John, Nova Scotia B0K 1N0
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Family Literacy Day Celebration

Fun, literacy based activities in partnership with Midwest Family Connections.


Date:   Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Time:   09:30 AM
Organization:   Lloydminster Learning Council Association
Contact Name:   Kayla Bromley
Event Location:
Suite 103, 4910 - 50 Street
Lloydminster, Saskatchewan S9V 0Y5
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Itsy Bitsy Tots Playgroup Fun!

Join us on Tuesday, January 28 from 9:30-11:30 am for a fun celebration of Family Literacy Day! We will be crafting a book with sticky tape and other fun materials, as well as enjoying some great reads during circle-time. This playgroup is a FREE drop-in space for parents and their children aged 0-4.


Date:   Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Time:   09:30 AM
Organization:   Connexions Resource Centre
Contact Name:   Natalie Filiou
Event Location:
325 Cité-Des-Jeunes Blvd. (Hull sector), Room E120
Gatineau, Quebec J8Y 6T3
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PJ Party

Come in your PJ's to hear some guest readers read stories and participate in our progressive storytelling activity.


Date:   Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Time:   06:30 PM
Organization:   South Central Regional Library - Manitou Branch
Contact Name:   Angela
Event Location:
Box 432
418 Main Street
Manitou, Manitoba R0G 1G0
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Take 20 in 2020

Celebrity reading at the Gull Lake Public Library with students from the local school. The event is open to the public. Participants will have opportunities to do activities related to the book. Every child will be given a copy of the book to take home and read it with their parents/caregivers.


Date:   Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Time:   11:00 AM
Organization:   Chinook Regional Library
Contact Name:   Ashley Booth
Event Location:
1377 Central Avenue
Gull Lake, Saskatchewan S0N 1A0
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Family Literacy Day Event

Join in the family fun with games, activities, songs and stories to celebrate Family Literacy Day!


Date:   Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Time:   10:00 AM
Contact Name:   Jennifer Dixon
Event Location:
5009-50 Avenue
Alice Melnyk Library
Two Hills, Alberta T0B 4K0
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Join McDonald’s Canada at a literacy themed Family Night with a live reading from local Canadian author Christine Gordon Manley

Join us at a literacy themed McDonald’s Family Night event to celebrate Family Literacy Day on January 29th and inspire your child’s love of reading! This special event will feature live readings of The Secret of Bowring Park by local Canadian author, Christine Gordon Manley. Children in attendance will also receive a copy of the author’s book.


Date:   Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Time:   04:00 PM
Contact Name:   Kaitlyn
Event Location:
427 University Avenue
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island C1A 4N7
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Join McDonald’s Canada at a literacy themed Family Night with a live reading from Canadian author Darren LeBeuf

Join us at a literacy themed McDonald’s Family Night event to celebrate Family Literacy Day on January 29th and inspire your child’s love of reading! This special event will feature live readings of My Forest is Green by Canadian author, Darren LeBeuf. Children in attendance will also receive a copy of the author’s book to take home.


Date:   Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Time:   04:00 PM
Contact Name:   Kaitlyn Ward
Event Location:
15333 Castle Downs Rd NW
Edmonton, Alberta T5X 6C3
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Join McDonald’s Canada at a literacy themed Family Night with a live reading from Canadian author Nancy Rose

Join us at a literacy themed McDonald’s Family Night event to celebrate Family Literacy Day on January 29th and inspire your child’s love of reading! This special event will feature live readings of The Secret Life of Squirrels by local Canadian author, Nancy Rose. Children in attendance will also receive a copy of the author’s book to take home.


Date:   Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Time:   04:00 PM
Contact Name:   Kaitlyn Ward
Event Location:
4 Westwood Blvd
Upper Tantallon, Nova Scotia B3Z 4R2
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Join McDonald’s Canada at a literacy themed Family Night with a live reading from Canadian author Kim Bellefontaine

Join us at a literacy themed McDonald’s Family Night event to celebrate Family Literacy Day on January 29th and inspire your child’s love of reading! This special event will feature live readings of ABC of Canada by Canadian author, Kim Bellefontaine. Children in attendance will also receive a copy of the author’s book to take home.


Date:   Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Time:   04:00 PM
Contact Name:   Kaitlyn Ward
Event Location:
1165 Division St
Kingston, Ontario K7K 5W3
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Join McDonald’s Canada at a literacy themed Family Night with a live reading from Canadian author Kelly Cooper

Join us at a literacy themed McDonald’s Family Night event to celebrate Family Literacy Day on January 29th and inspire your child’s love of reading! This special event will feature live readings of If A Horse Had Words by Canadian author, Kelly Cooper. Children in attendance will also receive a copy of the author’s book to take home.


Date:   Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Time:   04:00 PM
Contact Name:   Kaitlyn Ward
Event Location:
100 MacDonald Avenue
Oromocto, New Brunswick E2V 2R2
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Join McDonald’s Canada at a literacy themed Family Night with a live reading from local Canadian author Cara Kansala

Join us at a literacy themed McDonald’s Family Night event to celebrate Family Literacy Day on January 29th and inspire your child’s love of reading! This special event will feature live readings of All Around The Circle by local Canadian author, Cara Kansala. Children in attendance will also receive a copy of the author’s book to take home.


Date:   Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Time:   04:00 PM
Contact Name:   Kaitlyn Ward
Event Location:
1278 Topsail Road
Paradise, Newfoundland and Labrador A1L 1N7
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Join McDonald’s Canada at a literacy themed Family Night with a live reading from Canadian author Louise Bradford

Join us at a literacy themed McDonald’s Family Night event to celebrate Family Literacy Day on January 29th and inspire your child’s love of reading! This special event will feature live readings of Wade’s Wiggly Antlers by Canadian author, Louise Bradford. Children in attendance will also receive a copy of the author’s book to take home.


Date:   Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Time:   04:00 PM
Contact Name:   Kaitlyn Ward
Event Location:
7120 No 3 Rd
Richmond, British Columbia V6Y 2C6
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Join McDonald’s Canada at a literacy themed Family Night with a live reading from local author Alice Kuipers

Join us at a literacy themed McDonald’s Family Night event to celebrate Family Literacy Day on January 29th and inspire your child’s love of reading! This special event will feature live readings of Polly Diamond and the Magic Book by local author Alice Kuipers, Children in attendance will also receive a copy of the author’s book to take home.


Date:   Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Time:   04:00 PM
Contact Name:   Kaitlyn Ward
Event Location:
3202 Preston Ave South
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7T 0Y5
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Join McDonald’s Canada at a literacy themed Family Night with a live reading from Canadian author Maureen Fergus

Join us at a literacy themed McDonald’s Family Night event to celebrate Family Literacy Day on January 29th and inspire your child’s love of reading! This special event will feature live readings of The Day Dad Joined My Soccer Team by Canadian author, Maureen Fergus. Children in attendance will also receive a copy of the author’s book to take home


Date:   Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Time:   04:00 PM
Contact Name:   Kaitlyn Ward
Event Location:
1440 Ellice Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3G 0G4
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Family Literacy Day

Join us for songs, games, stores, snack and lots of fun! 10:00a.m. until 12:00 noon


Date:   Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Time:   10:00 AM
Organization:   Alice Melnyk Public Library
Contact Name:   Betty Lou Kobe
Event Location:
5009 Diefenbaker Avenue
Two Hills, Alberta T0B 4K0
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Inspiring Play

Come have fun at Inspiring Play. Families are invited to engage in a variety of learning stations with physical movement, practice language, numeracy, creativity, problem solving and social skills while being active and having fun. Sask Literacy Network in partnership with Lloyd Learning Council, thank you to North Battleford Library for hosting!


Date:   Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Time:   01:00 PM
Organization:   Lloydminster Learning Council Association
Contact Name:   Kayla Bromley
Event Location:
1392 - 101 Street
North Battleford, Saskatchewan S9V 1A2
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Storytelling & Hot Chocolate!

Explore your imagination during this storytelling and poetry night. You can make a bookmark with your kids, and enjoy hot chocolate in a cozy atmosphere
* Let us know if you want to share a short story 🙂

*Literacy in Action is a non-profit organization designed to offer literacy related services in English to members of the Eastern Townships*


Date:   Thursday, January 30, 2020
Time:   05:30 PM
Organization:   Literacy in Action
Contact Name:   Joanna
Event Location:
5 Connolly
Sherbrooke, Quebec J1M 1L8
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Teddy Bear Storytime

Family story time including stories, songs, hot dog supper and playtime. Participants are encouraged to wear their pajamas and bring a favourite teddy bear or blanket.


Date:   Thursday, January 30, 2020
Time:   05:00 PM
Organization:   Foremost Municipal Library
Contact Name:   Joan Beutler
Event Location:
103 1st Ave E
Foremost, Alberta T0K 0X0
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Family Games Night

It will be a time of games, food and fun.


Date:   Thursday, January 30, 2020
Time:   05:00 PM
Organization:   Imperial Public Library
Contact Name:   Bruni King
Event Location:
PO Box 13
Imperial, Saskatchewan S0G2J0
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Family Game Day

The Davidson Palliser Regional Library is partnering up with the Davidson School Community Council and West Central Literacy Network (and possibly the Moose Jaw Literacy Network) for an afternoon of Family Board and Card Games. There is no school this day.


Date:   Friday, January 31, 2020
Time:   02:30 PM
Organization:   Davidson Palliser Regional Library
Contact Name:   Victoria Martin
Event Location:
314 Washington Street
Davidson, Saskatchewan S0G 1A0
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Family Literacy Day

Stop in any time to participate in all the fun activities of the afternoon. Sensory corner, crafts, activities, book reading by Eileen Schuh, Creative Cardboard Build display, Hot chocolate and more!

Sponsored by: Giant Tiger In Partnership with: Family Literacy Program, Parent Link


Date:   Friday, January 31, 2020
Time:   02:00 PM
Organization:   St. Paul Municipal Library
Contact Name:   St. Paul Municipal Library
Event Location:
4802-53 Street
St. Paul, Alberta T0A 3A0
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Journée de l'alphabétisation familiale à Innovation Jeunes |Family Literacy Day @ Innovation Youth

Celebrate Family Literacy Day at the Innovation Youth Children's Library! We're hosting a literacy toolkit crawl, featuring some of our favourite partners:
- De la racine à la ville & Les amis de la montagne (environmental literacy)
- Evangel (spatial literacy)
- The STM (transit literacy)
- An Alouette (physical literacy)
- and many more!


Date:   Saturday, February 1, 2020
Time:   01:00 PM
Organization:   Centre Communautaire Innovation Jeunes
Contact Name:   Jessica Stilwell
Event Location:
2205 Rue Tupper
MONTRÉAL, Quebec H3H 1N9
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Family Literacy Celebration, by SilvieReads

Come help build a community blanket fort, and join in other family-focused literacy activities!

Learn about Family Literacy Day and why it's important.

Support the SilvieReads NP start-up fundraising tables, including a bake sale, adult fiction book sale, and ordering from Canadian Safety Supplies.

Admission is by donation. (Sugg. $3 ea.)


Date:   Saturday, February 1, 2020
Time:   01:30 PM
Organization:   SilvieReads
Contact Name:   Silvie Marshall
Event Location:
1429 Main Street East
Hamilton, Ontario L8K 1C2
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Family Literacy Day & Book Fair

Our Lord Aylmer Home & School is partnering with the Western Quebec Literacy Council (WQLC) to bring our families a fun-filled day of free literacy activities. Activities will include a fundraiser Book Fair and lunch, as well as a free book exchange, reading circle, song writing workshop, arts & crafts, special guests, games and prizes.


Date:   Saturday, February 1, 2020
Time:   10:00 AM
Organization:   Lord Aylmer Home & School
Contact Name:   Natalie filiou
Event Location:
116 Avenue Frank-Robinson
Gatineau, Quebec J9H 5N2
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Family Literacy Night

We are hosting a family night based on a kit lent to us by READ Saskatoon, a literacy organization based out of Saskatoon, that has graciously lent the use of "A Saskatchewan Odyssey". The kit includes the following stations.
Plant Your Family Tree, Pen Pal Postcard, What's In Saskatchewan ,Easy to Draw, Hard to Spell &Weird and Wonderful


Date:   Wednesday, February 5, 2020
Time:   06:30 PM
Organization:   Oungre Public Library
Contact Name:   Katie Bloor
Event Location:
Hwy 35 & 18
Po Box 88
Oungre, Saskatchewan S0C 1Z0
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Reston & District Library Canadian Read -In

Reston & District Library will host a Canadian Read-In on Wednesday, February 19th from 10:30 - 11:30 am. It will be open to all ages. We will have coffee, juice, and cookies.
People will be invited to come in and take part in our Canadian author read-in. Everyone welcome.


Date:   Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Time:   10:30 AM
Organization:   Reston & District Library
Contact Name:   Terri Vandenberghe
Event Location:
Box 340
Reston, Manitoba R0M 1X0
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