Family Literacy Day Calendar

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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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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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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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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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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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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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