Family Literacy Week

Jan. 19, 2024

Family Literacy Week is an annual, week-long event to raise awareness of the importance of reading and engaging with literacy as a family. It leads up to Family Literacy Day on January 27. This year we're hosting a story-themed tea party, mermaid tales, and a party at the Prairie Mall.

Mermaid Tales

Dive into literacy week with Mermaid Tales, read by local mermaid Amy.

Audience: children (all ages) and caregivers
Date: Monday, January 22nd
Time: 4:00-5:00 pm
Location: Linda Smith Story Room

PAWS for a Story

Meet the perfect reading buddy! Reading to dogs increases confidence in reading, decreases stress, and involves dog cuddles! Sign-up to read to a friendly dog from Partners Naturally Academy Program.

Audience: children (recommended ages 4+) and caregivers
Date: Tuesday, January 23rd
Time: 4:00-6:00 pm
Location: Willie Janssen Discovery Room

Family Literacy Day Party

Story times, crafts, book giveaways, and more! Let’s have a family literacy day party at the Prairie Mall.

Audience: families with children 6 and under
Date: Friday, January 26th
Time: 10:00 am-2:00 pm
Location: Prairie Mall (by Dollarama)

Once Upon a Tea

Register for a story-themed tea party in celebration of Family Literacy Day on Saturday January 27th. All ages welcome. Dress up as your favourite character for this whimsical tea.

Audience: all ages (children must be accompanied by an adult, preteens and teens do not require an adult)
Date: Saturday, January 27th
Time: 1:00-4:00 pm
Location: Willie Janssen Discovery Room
Call Kate (780-357-7497) or Tenille (780-357-7473) to book a 45-minute time slot.