Family Literacy Day Calendar

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

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Youth Reading to Youth

Chateauguay Valley Literacy Council in association with Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church presented the story THE THIRD GIFT as a PPT presentation on ZOOM concluding with a discussion about Myrrh and a sing-a-long of 'We Three Kings of Orient Are.' 28 children attended the event with accompanying adults for a total of 52 people. Fun was had by all!


Date:  
Wednesday, December 23, 2020
Time:  
07:00 PM
Organization:  
Chateauguay Valley Literacy Council
Contact Name:  
CVLC Office
Event Location:
CP 80041
110 rue Principale
Châteauguay,, Quebec J6J-5X2
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Family Literacy Bingo

On-going Bingo game beginning Jan 4th and running until Jan 27th. Participate in the activities mentioned on the bingo card (found on our website and facebook page) over the course of the month and then send us a photo of your completed card and/or pictures of your family enjoying the activities to be entered into a draw for family prize!


Date:  
Monday, January 4, 2021
Time:  
12:00 AM
Organization:  
Perth Care For Kids
Contact Name:  
Donna Feeney
Event Location:
177 Francis St.
Mitchell, Ontario N0K 1N0
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READ Saskatoon Family Literacy Day Postcard

Between January 14-28, 2021, visit any Wheatland Regional or Saskatoon Public Library branch to pick up your family's postcard. The first 100 families to mail in the completed postcard to READ Saskatoon will receive a brand new book. Check out our website for more details.
https://www.readsaskatoon.com/events/details/family-literacy-day536.html


Date:  
Thursday, January 14, 2021
Time:  
08:00 AM
Contact Name:  
Kayla
Event Location:
#2-706 Duchess Street
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7K 0R3
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Family Literacy Day Contest

We held a daily contest for a week of different literary trivia questions. We had 98 people participate. We also had a Family Popcorn Fun Pack - patrons could sign out two books, DVDs, etc and receive a Family Pack with DIY popcorn boxes and a package of popcorn (free).


Date:  
Wednesday, January 20, 2021
Time:  
09:00 AM
Organization:  
UPPER MIRAMICHI COMMUNITY LIBRARY
Contact Name:  
Krista Higgins
Event Location:
7263 ROUTE 8
NEW BANDON, New Brunswick E9C 2A7
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Fox Walked Alone character rendition

I created google slides of Barbara Reid books and we voted as a class to view Fox Walks Alone and students were asked to be ready with playdough, plasticine, or clay (remotely learning) and we viewed Barbara speak of her techniques through videos.Watched a sun set one created and one with lightning she showed.Students were inspired and created fox


Date:  
Wednesday, January 20, 2021
Time:  
10:00 AM
Organization:  
St.Brigid Catholic Elementary School
Contact Name:  
Sandy Faulds
Event Location:
223 Millard Street
Stouffville, Ontario L4A 5A1
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Celebrate Family Literacy Day - Babies and Books

Celebrate Family Literacy Day!
Join us for this information session on selecting age-appropriate books, and what you can do to start building your babies literacy.
This Babies and Books session is facilitated by a Speech Language Pathologist


Date:  
Thursday, January 21, 2021
Time:  
02:30 PM
Organization:  
Early Childhood Family Resource Centre of Westmorland Albert Inc
Contact Name:  
Natalie Leslie
Event Location:
86 Ste-Therese St
Dieppe, New Brunswick e1z2s7
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Family Literacy Event

A family fun event to kick off Family Literacy week. Families are invited to explore the Gateway Mall as they discover the pages of the book, Never Rub Noses with a Narwhal, written by Ruth Wellborn. The book ends at the Prince Albert Literacy office. Participating families will families will receive a FREE family fun kit and a copy of the book!


Date:  
Saturday, January 23, 2021
Time:  
01:00 PM
Organization:  
Prince Albert Literacy Network
Contact Name:  
Kara Thorpe
Event Location:
1403 Central Ave
Gateway Mall Unit 525
Prince Albert, Saskatchewan S6V 7J4
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Travel the World by Book

Downtown Campbell River businesses have selected a country and will decorate their windows in that theme. Parents and children will find each country and submit a record to our Literacy Association. Each store will have a draw for a book for the country they have chosen. One of our many events.


Date:  
Sunday, January 24, 2021
Time:  
09:00 AM
Contact Name:  
ANNE BOYD
Event Location:
887 Kalmar Rd.
Campbell River, British Columbia V9W 2A1
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Family Literacy Week in Waterloo Region

Children's musician Erick Traplin kicks off Family Literacy Week with a Facebook live performance! Beginning January 24th running through to January 30th, opportunities to explore and enjoy literacy can be accessed from the comfort of home! Tune in daily or at a time that is convenient. https://www.facebook.com/events/423092212337507


Date:  
Sunday, January 24, 2021
Time:  
11:00 AM
Contact Name:  
Wanda Kampijan
Event Location:
85 Queen St N
Kitchener, Ontario N2H 2H1
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Family Literacy Day Event with guest author Marie-Louise Gay

We're very pleased to have award winning Canadian author Marie-Louise Gay join us for this special event! Stay tuned to hear her read selections from her book Travels with My Family. Check out our website www.jmcpl.ca or Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/jmcpl.ca during the week of January 24th to 30th to watch this fantastic online video!


Date:  
Sunday, January 24, 2021
Time:  
08:30 AM
Organization:  
Prince Albert Public Library
Contact Name:  
Sharon Nelson
Event Location:
125 12 Street East
Prince Albert, Saskatchewan S6V 1B7
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Read Around The World

Our school participates in Literacy Week with activities to engage our students and parents in the Love of Reading. Through participation students will be rewarded with prizes and satisfaction for completing activities planned throughout the week.


Date:  
Monday, January 25, 2021
Time:  
09:00 AM
Organization:  
Sacred Heart School/École Sacré Coeur
Contact Name:  
Amber Hilstrom
Event Location:
1846 Gibbs Road
Estevan, Saskatchewan S4A1C8
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Book Sharing with your Baby

January 27th is Family Literacy Day. In celebration of this important event, join Natalie, our Prenatal / Postnatal Coordinator for a Facebook live session discussing Book Sharing for Babies.
When: Monday, January 25th, 2021
Time: 1:30pm
Where: facebook/earlychildhoodpreandpostnatal


Date:  
Monday, January 25, 2021
Time:  
01:30 PM
Organization:  
Early Childhood Family Resource Centre of Westmorland Albert Inc
Contact Name:  
Natalie Leslie
Event Location:
86 Ste-Therese St
Dieppe, New Brunswick e1z2s7
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Let's Get Reading

Jan.25-29 Family Ties will post literacy activities for families- how to improve literacy skills, word search/crossword puzzles, We will post the event with Barbara Reid, print and distribute the Travel the World Together workbook to children in Family Ties Youth Programs. All participants eligible for Chapters and Scholastic gift cards.


Date:  
Monday, January 25, 2021
Time:  
01:00 PM
Organization:  
Family Ties
Contact Name:  
Heather MacWhirter
Event Location:
208-A Gerard D. Levesque Boul.
New Carlisle, Quebec G0C 1Z0
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Good Shepherd School Family Literacy Virtual Event

Our Virtual event is happening online for families and in-school for students.


Date:  
Monday, January 25, 2021
Time:  
09:00 AM
Organization:  
Good Shepherd School
Contact Name:  
Natalie Whittaker
Event Location:
9810-71st Avenue
Peace River, Alberta T8S 1R4
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Online Reading Challenge with Soo Greyhounds

Visit our facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/SSMPL to find a Soo Greyhound player announcing the literacy day challenge. Send us a picture of your challenge for a chance to win Soo Greyhound prizes!


Date:  
Monday, January 25, 2021
Time:  
09:00 AM
Organization:  
Sault Ste. Marie Public Library
Contact Name:  
Janelle Martin
Event Location:
50 East Street
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario P6A3C3
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Online Lego Building Challenge with Soo Greyhounds

Visit our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/SSMPL to see Dash sharing today's Family Literacy Day Challenge. Dash is challenging you to build something that is hockey themed. Send the library your challenge picture at lib.childdk@cityssm.on.ca to be entered to win Soo Greyhound prizes!


Date:  
Tuesday, January 26, 2021
Time:  
09:00 AM
Organization:  
Sault Ste. Marie Public Library
Contact Name:  
Janelle Martin
Event Location:
50 East Street
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario P6A3C3
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Celebrate Family Literacy Day 2021 Virtually with FLD Honorary Chair Barbara Reid!

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. Learn more and register here: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAuce-sqT8rHNK0eU4w9bwslzTIxSjnld7S


Date:  
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Time:  
04:30 PM
Organization:  
ABC Life Literacy Canada
Contact Name:  
Ashley Tilley
Event Location:
110 Eglinton Ave East
Suite 604
Toronto, Ontario M4P 1E2
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Border Regional Library, Family Literacy Day 2021, Virden Branch

Join us in celebration of Family Literacy Day with a virtual Village Storytime & Activities Package! Village Storytime features storybooks about travel & adventure, read aloud by local community members. Our Activities package holds 7 days worth of 15 minute activities families can do to start a Family Literacy habit!


Date:  
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Time:  
12:00 PM
Organization:  
Border Regional Library
Contact Name:  
Alyssa
Event Location:
Across our website and social media platforms
Virden, Manitoba R0M 2C0
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Share your love for reading

Virtual contest. South Mountain Hamilton residents can submit or recommend a book title for other readers via social media or email to enter contest. A draw will take place on the 27th and the winners will be dropped off their book bundles.


Date:  
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Time:  
06:00 PM
Organization:  
South Mountain Planning Team
Contact Name:  
Tina
Event Location:
595 Rymal Rd E.
Hamilton, Ontario L8W3V6
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Race Around the World

Are you fastest enough to win a race around the world? Using Google Earth & from the comfort of your own home, collect navigation points from the worlds most interesting, exciting and mysterious landmarks. https://www.okotokslibrary.ca/Events/Race-Around-the-World?id=1611774000-222520


Date:  
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Time:  
12:00 PM
Organization:  
Okotoks Public Library
Contact Name:  
Jeff Blumer
Event Location:
7 Riverside Dr
Okotoks, Alberta T1S 1A6
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Model and Read Together FLD 2021

Withdraw a Barbara Reid book from the library for FLD 2021, and receive a package of modelling clay and base, for your creation. Families are encouraged to create an image from their book or to register, attend and create from the virtual event with Barbara Reid on the 27th, then send us a digital picture of their creation.


Date:  
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Time:  
11:00 AM
Organization:  
Sharon Putnam Library (Watson Public Library)
Contact Name:  
Kathleen McNulty
Event Location:
300 Main St (lower Level)
Watson, Saskatchewan S0K 4V0
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Family Literacy Day Activity Videos

The Airdrie Public Library will be releasing videos of fun activities families can do together!


Date:  
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Time:  
10:00 AM
Organization:  
Airdrie Public Library
Contact Name:  
Eric Pottie
Event Location:
111, 304 Main Street
Airdrie, Alberta T4B 3C3
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Virtual Family Literacy Day

This year due to COVID restrictions, we are bringing Family Literacy Day to our community! Families will register and on January 27, we will drop off via contactless drop off a book and craft supplies for children to create "book monsters".


Date:  
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Time:  
09:00 AM
Organization:  
Northern Health Region
Contact Name:  
Melissa Pham
Event Location:
867 Thompson Drive South
Thompson, Manitoba R8N 1Z4
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LITERACY WEEK A JACKSON TRAILS ELC

We will do in-class or virtual: collect fav recipes and make a cookbook. Virtual share recipes and do a demo making the treat. 2. All families create a book together reminding us of all the positive and memorable things of 2020. Share our memories with each other.
Kinders like marking their spot in books. They will make book marks for everyone,


Date:  
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Time:  
03:00 PM
Organization:  
Ottawa Catholic Child Care Corp
Contact Name:  
Chris Foley/Danielle Lafleur
Event Location:
1145 Stittsville
Stittsville, Ontario K2M 0M5
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NWT Family Literacy Day Challenge

Join us for an online challenge from Monday, Jan. 25 to Sunday, Jan. 31, 2021! NWT families are encouraged to do any activity from Barbara Reid's Tipsheet: https://tinyurl.com/y22u3qx5 and submit a photo to be entered in a prize draw. Visit us at www.facebook.com/NWTLiteracyCouncil and www.nwtliteracy.ca/blog for more details during the week.


Date:  
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Time:  
10:00 AM
Organization:  
NWT Literacy Council
Contact Name:  
Katie Johnson
Event Location:
5122 48 St
Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 2N6
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Family Literacy Day - Puppet Show

When a dragon takes your money what’s the best way to get it back? Why, a dancing contest of course! We are pleased to present a very special puppet show with our friends from Applefun Puppetry. Join us on Facebook Live for “Robinhood and the Dragon” and stay for a meet and greet with all the puppets! https://www.ajaxlibrary.ca/?q=node/1425


Date:  
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Time:  
04:30 PM
Organization:  
Ajax Library
Contact Name:  
Lynn Yates
Event Location:
55 Harwood Ave S
Ajax, Ontario L1s 2H8
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Family Literacy Day @ Stellarton Library (free children's book give away)

To celebrate Family Literacy Day, the library is giving away free children's books from Adopt-a-Library Literacy Program! Drop by, call and visit your local library, today!

Family Literacy Day® is a national awareness initiative created by ABC Life Literacy Canada in 1999 and held annually on January 27 to raise awareness of the imp


Date:  
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Time:  
10:00 AM
Organization:  
Stellarton Public Library
Contact Name:  
Ellie Dale
Event Location:
248 Foord Street
Stellarton, Nova Scotia B0K 1S0
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Family Literacy Day @ New Glasgow Library (free children's book give away)

To celebrate Family Literacy Day, the library is giving away free children's books from Adopt-a-Library Literacy Program! Drop by, call and visit your local library, today!

Family Literacy Day® is a national awareness initiative created by ABC Life Literacy Canada in 1999 and held annually on January 27 to raise awareness of the imp


Date:  
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Time:  
10:00 AM
Organization:  
New Glasgow Public Library
Contact Name:  
Cristal van de Pol
Event Location:
182 Dalhousie Street
New Glasgow, Nova Scotia B2H 5E3
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Family Literacy Day @ Trenton Library (free children's book give away)

To celebrate Family Literacy Day, the library is giving away free children's books from Adopt-a-Library Literacy Program! Drop by, call and visit your local library, today!

Family Literacy Day® is a national awareness initiative created by ABC Life Literacy Canada in 1999 and held annually on January 27 to raise awareness of the imp


Date:  
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Time:  
10:00 AM
Organization:  
Trenton Public Library
Contact Name:  
Barbara Ervin
Event Location:
1 Forge Street
Trenton, Nova Scotia B0K 1X0
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Family Literacy Day @ Westville Library (free children's book give away)

To celebrate Family Literacy Day, the library is giving away free children's books from Adopt-a-Library Literacy Program! Drop by, call and visit your local library, today!


Date:  
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Time:  
10:00 AM
Contact Name:  
Gina Snell
Event Location:
2042 Queen Street
Westville, Nova Scotia B0K 2A0
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Family Literacy Day @ Pictou Library (free children's book give away)

To celebrate Family Literacy Day, the library is giving away free children's books from Adopt-a-Library Literacy Program! Drop by, call and visit your local library, today!


Date:  
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Time:  
10:00 AM
Organization:  
Pictou Library
Contact Name:  
Bonnie Allen
Event Location:
40 Water Street (2nd floor)
Pictou, Nova Scotia B0K 1H0
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Family Literacy Day @ Westville Library (free children's book give away)

To celebrate Family Literacy Day, the library is giving away free children's books from Adopt-a-Library Literacy Program! Drop by, call and visit your local library, today!


Date:  
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Time:  
10:00 AM
Organization:  
Westville Library
Contact Name:  
Gina Snell
Event Location:
2042 Queen Street
Westville, Nova Scotia B0K 2A0
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Family Literacy Day @ River John Library (free children's book give away)

To celebrate Family Literacy Day, the library is giving away free children's books from Adopt-a-Library Literacy Program! Drop by, call and visit your local library, today!


Date:  
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Time:  
10:00 AM
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 @ Antigonish Town & County Library (free children's book give away)

To celebrate Family Literacy Day, the library is giving away free children's books from Adopt-a-Library Literacy Program! Drop by, call and visit your local library, today!


Date:  
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Time:  
10:00 AM
Organization:  
Antigonish Town & County Library
Contact Name:  
Crystal MacEachern
Event Location:
283 Main Street
Antigonish, Nova Scotia B2G 2C3
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Lloydminster Learning Council Association's Family Literacy Day Celebration!

Join us for a variety of online contests and the chance to win a prize!
1. Design a postcard for Lloydminster
2. Read and Draw Challenge
3. I SPY-Travel Edition
4. Journey Around the World
Visit our website at lloydlearningcouncil.org for more info!
Pick up your free literacy kit from the Lloydminster Learning Council's office or Legacy DIY!


Date:  
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Time:  
12:00 AM
Organization:  
Lloydminster Learning Council Association
Contact Name:  
Rebecca Robinson
Event Location:
202 5009 48 Street
Lloydminster, Alberta T9V 0H7
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Sudbury Catholic Schools' Family Literacy Day

At Sudbury Catholic Schools we are celebrating Family Literacy Day with the following events:
1. Share Your Love for Reading- Social Media Contest
2. Story time with Superintendents (virtual event)
3. Joining the Special Event with Barbara Reid
https://sites.google.com/sudburycdsb.ca/learnathome/primaryjunior-resources?authuser=0


Date:  
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Time:  
04:00 PM
Organization:  
Experiential Learning Consultant Sudbury Catholic Schools
Contact Name:  
Christina Raso
Event Location:
165A D'Youville Street
Sudbury, Ontario P3C 5E7
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Virtual Rhyme Time and Book Bags

We will be hosting a live Rhyme Time session from the Didsbury Municipal Library, join us on Facebook live. The Rhyme Time will be recorded and available on our page after the event. We will have fun books bags available to pick up at the library all day, featuring picture books and activities.


Date:  
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Time:  
10:00 AM
Contact Name:  
Maia Foster
Event Location:
2033 19 Ave
Didsbury, Alberta T0M 0W0
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Family Literacy KIts

Families will receive a kit containing a book, Bookmark, recipes, activity sheets from ABC Life Literacy website, children's crafts, etc. These will be dropped off at the Families home due to COVID-19 protocols in place.


Date:  
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Time:  
10:00 AM
Organization:  
Care'N'Share Inc. Family Resource Center
Contact Name:  
Valerie Blyth
Event Location:
341 Main Street
Chipman, New Brunswick E4A 2M8
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Free book giveaway

Drop by for a free book n January 27th between the hours of 11:30am and 2pm


Date:  
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Time:  
11:30 AM
Organization:  
Lunenburg County Adult Learning Opportunities
Contact Name:  
Darcelle Frank and Sandy Beckwith
Event Location:
215 Dominion Street
Bridgewater, Nova Scotia B4V2K4
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Family Literacy Day Virtual Guest Story Reading

Join the Orangeville Public Library virtually to watch a special storytime with guest reader, local author Winston F. Uytenbogaart and enjoy his latest children's book The Library Pet Parade with the whole family at home.

The event is a recording available on the Orangeville Public Library YouTube channel.


Date:  
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Time:  
10:00 AM
Organization:  
Orangeville Public Library
Contact Name:  
Lauren Tilly
Event Location:
1 Mill Street
VIRTUAL EVENT
Orangeville, Ontario L9W 2M2
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Vegreville Family Literacy Day Celebration

Join CALS, Vegreville Centential Library and Vegreville Family Resource Network as we present our annual Family Literacy Day event via Facebook and YouTube. A variety of videos will be posted from January 27 to January 29 featuring cooking, songs, stories, and plenty of guest speakers. For more information contact 780-632-3225


Date:  
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Time:  
10:00 AM
Organization:  
Dixon
Contact Name:  
Jennifer
Event Location:
5106 48 AVE
Vegreville, Alberta T9C 1L8
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Show Your Favourites

Students are invited to dress up as their favourite author (even if they are their own favourite author) or character from a book. This invitation is extended to students in the school as well as students who are learning from home.


Date:  
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Time:  
09:00 AM
Organization:  
St. Paul Elementary School
Contact Name:  
Marlene deMoissac
Event Location:
4520 48 Ave.
St. Paul, Alberta T0A 3A3
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Family Literacy Online Event

The Manitouwadge Public Library and Manitouwadge Learning Centre will partner together to offer online events through out the day including: travel trivia game, Canadian story read-aloud, a story-writing event with contributions from the whole community, and surprising literacy stats.


Date:  
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Time:  
09:00 AM
Organization:  
Manitouwadge Learning Centre
Contact Name:  
Tara Ruel
Event Location:
3-11 Huron Walk
PO 146
MANITOUWADGE, Ontario P0T2C0
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Travel the World Facebook Trivia Contest

From January 20th to 26th, the correct answer to a "Travel the World trivia question of the day" gets you a ballot for our prize package valued at $100.00. Have fun researching the answers with your family. Learn about your neighbours next door and around the globe. https://www.facebook.com/literacylambton. Open to Lambton County ON residents only.


Date:  
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Time:  
04:00 PM
Organization:  
Literacy Lambton
Contact Name:  
Rosemary Travis
Event Location:
103-180 College Avenue North
Sarnia, Ontario N7T 7X2
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Family Literacy Day Special Storytime Event

Hosted on Zoom by the Library.

Join Halifax Public Libraries and Read To Me for a Family Literacy Day Celebration! There will be stories, songs, play and fun fun for babies, tots and preschoolers.


Date:  
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Time:  
10:30 AM
Organization:  
Halifax Public Libraries
Contact Name:  
Ask the Library
Event Location:
60 Alderney Drive
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y4P8
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Family Literacy Curbside kits

Families can pick up bags with a library book and family literacy activity pages.


Date:  
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Time:  
02:00 PM
Organization:  
Palliser Regional Library
Contact Name:  
Craik Library
Event Location:
611 1st Ave
Box 339
Craik, Saskatchewan S0G 0V0
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Never Rub Noses With a Narwhal Story Trail and Other Activities

Starting January 27, families can visit the Moose Jaw Early Years Family Resource Centre and take a walk through our Story Trail featuring the book "Never Rub Noses With a Narwhal" by Ruth Wellborn and Illustrated by Morgan Wellborn. Families can then pop into the Centre to receive a free copy of the book and a bag of activities!


Date:  
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Time:  
09:00 AM
Organization:  
Moose Jaw Early Years Family Resource Centre
Contact Name:  
Wanda Peakman
Event Location:
1250 11th Ave NW
Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan S6H 4L9
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Tweet Tweet! Performance at Ottawa Public Library

The library invites young families to join our Family Literacy Day Celebration with an online circus performance by Femmes du Feu entitled “Tweet Tweet”. TWEET TWEET! is the story of a magical tree and two young birds. The show will be available on the Ottawa Public Library Youtube channel here from January 27 – 31, 2021.


Date:  
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Time:  
10:00 AM
Organization:  
Ottawa Public Library
Contact Name:  
Jessica Halsall
Event Location:
120 metcalfe st
Ottawa, Ontario K2P 2P5
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Literacy Day at REKSAP Centres for Early Learning

REKSAP will be celebrating Literacy Day this year by reading stories like "My Cat Likes to Hide In Boxes" by Eve Sutton, and "Gifts" by Jo Ellen Bogart & Barbara Reid. Each age group will be learning about different countries in their own unique way & expanding those teachable moments into all learning areas, like art, science and music!


Date:  
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Time:  
07:30 AM
Organization:  
REKSAP Centres for Early Learning
Contact Name:  
Hailey Black
Event Location:
2599 Regina Street
Ottawa, Ontario K2B 8B6
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Family Literacy Day StoryWalk®

We will be unveiling our newest StoryWalk(R) on January 27 to celebrate Family Literacy Day! We will feature Barbara Reid's book, Imagine un Arbre/Picture a Tree in both French and English. We will also be offering a limited number of free kits to make your own plasticine picture.


Date:  
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Time:  
08:00 AM
Organization:  
Bibliothèque de Beaumont Library
Contact Name:  
Meghan LeBlanc
Event Location:
5700 49 Street
Beaumont, Alberta T4X 1S7
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A Virtual Family Literacy Day at the Hospital

We will have an all day virtual event: authors reading books for children and specialists sharing information for families. Hospitalized children will be able to access these events through their in- room Tv and others through the hospital YouTube channel. Books will be given out to all th hospitalized children by the Child Life Specialists.


Date:  
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Time:  
08:00 AM
Organization:  
Montreal Children's Hospital
Contact Name:  
Janice Lariviere
Event Location:
1001 Blvd. Decarie, Room A.RC.1107
Montreal,, Quebec H4A 3J1
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Let’s Celebrate Family Literacy Day

On January 27th we will be celebrating Family Literacy Day with a special ABC! Story Time Live on our CPL Youth Group Facebook Page. Following the ABC! Story Time a series of literacy activities will be available for download throughout the day at http://www.cpl.social/FamilyLiteracyDay


Date:  
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Time:  
11:00 AM
Organization:  
Caledon Public Library
Contact Name:  
Dave
Event Location:
150 Queen St S
Bolton, Ontario L7E 1E3
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Reading on the Radio

Students will read stories and poems in Inuktitut and English at the local radio station. Anyone with a radio (Elders, families at home, drivers, office workers, etc.) will be able to listen to the children read. There is potential for this to become an ongoing activity in Igloolik.


Date:  
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Time:  
02:00 PM
Organization:  
Ataguttaaluk Elementary School
Contact Name:  
Lindsay Walthert
Event Location:
100 Main Road
Igloolik, Nunavut X0A0L0
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Family Literacy Celebration in Southwest Saskatchewan

Multiple events:
1. January 27 Never Rub Noses with a Narwhal - Ruth Wellborn. Book reading and activities on YouTube at 10:30 at saskliteracy.ca/narwhal
2. Story Trails
3. Story Walks
4. February 11 Hockey Night in Kenya - Danison Mutinda and Eric Walkers Book reading/activities


Date:  
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Time:  
10:30 AM
Organization:  
Southwest Literacy Committee/Great Plains College
Contact Name:  
Bula Ghosh
Event Location:
Chinook Regional library and Chinook School Division
Swift Current, Saskatchewan S9H 2C6
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Read Around the World Week

Read Around the World Week runs from Family Literacy Day on Wednesday, January 27 through World Read Aloud Day on Wednesday, February 3. Find daily stories on our YouTube channel, a kick off and wrap up event on Facebook, links to activities on the website, as well as virtual programs throughout the week. We are so glad you decided to join us!


Date:  
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Time:  
01:00 PM
Organization:  
Drayton Valley Library
Contact Name:  
Verna Wicks
Event Location:
Box 6240 (5120-52 Street)
Drayton Valley, Alberta T7A 1R7
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Ruth Wellborn's Online Reading of Never Rub Noses With a Narwhal

Join Saskatchewan author, Ruth Wellborn as she presents an online reading of her book, Never Rub Noses with a Narwhal. This captivating book will transport you to the Arctic, meeting blubbery belugas, capering caribou, and waiting walruses, as well as the peoples who have lived there for thousands of years!
https://saskliteracy.ca/narwhal/


Date:  
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Time:  
10:30 AM
Organization:  
Saskatchewan Literacy Network
Contact Name:  
Marilyn Stearns
Event Location:
2155 Airport Dr
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7L 6M5
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Silvin's Adults Literacy Program

The Silvin's Adults Literacy Program is a flagship program to help eradicate ilitteracy in Sierra Leone


Date:  
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Time:  
12:30 PM
Organization:  
Silvin's Adults Education Studies
Contact Name:  
Mohamed Silvin Bah
Event Location:
84 Circular Road Freetown Sierra Leone
Waterloo vallege
Freetown, Yukon +232
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Story Walk

Celebrating Family Literacy Day
Friday 10:00 AM, January 28th
to Saturday at 3:00 PM, January 30th 2021
Enjoy a walk around the downtown area and read a story
Upon completion, return to the Library and receive a craft kit for each family while supplies last.
Sponsored by: SW Literacy Hub, Maple Creek Regional Library, Regional KidsFirst


Date:  
Thursday, January 28, 2021
Time:  
10:00 AM
Contact Name:  
Tina K Winsor
Event Location:
205 Jasper Street
Maple Creek, Saskatchewan S0N 1N0
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Bonnyville Library Family Literacy Day

A self-guided StoryWalk® for families to get outside, travel the neighbourhood, read a book together, and have fun.
This event is entirely outside, people should dress for the weather.


Date:  
Saturday, January 30, 2021
Time:  
01:00 PM
Organization:  
Bonnyville Municipal Library
Contact Name:  
Kat
Event Location:
4804 - 49 Ave
Bonnyville, Alberta T9N 2J3
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Family Literacy Carnival Reimagined

For 4 days, starting on Family Literacy Day, we will share an activity a day on YouTube, with the Carnival going live on Zoom on the 5th day.
Jan 27 - Travel to Space
Jan 28 - Food from Around the World
Jan 29 - Explore your own World
Jan 30 - Music from around the World
Jan 31 - Live on Zoom (2-4 PM) Story Time, Kids Yoga, Rhymes, and Story


Date:  
Sunday, January 31, 2021
Time:  
02:00 PM
Organization:  
Centre for Family Literacy
Contact Name:  
Donna Lemieux
Event Location:
11642 142 St NW
Edmonton, Alberta T5M 1V4
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