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Literacy

Family literacy offers a more innovative and proactive approach to literacy development. We open new windows of opportunity so that all Alberta families achieve what they imagine—improved education, jobs, and health.

In 2019 over 8,000 individuals were served by our programs, services, and training!




Links fore Literacy Golf Tournament

Save the date for our 11th annual golf tournament! You don't want to miss the fun, and the funds raised go to the Centre’s Classroom on Wheels (C.O.W.) bus.

Date: Thursday, August 19
Place: The Links at Spruce Grove
Spruce Grove, AB

For more about Links fore Literacy, please click here.

Lois Hole Memorial Literacy Awards

The Centre typically presents the Lois Hole Memorial Literacy Awards at our annual Leading with Literacy Breakfast, in celebration of National Family Literacy Day (January 27). Because we couldn't host the Breakfast this year, we will present the awards at our virtual Annual General Meeting on May 18.

The nomination deadline was April 2, 2021.

For more about the awards, please click here.

Our Online Programs

Our innovative FREE online programs offer something for both families and adults! We have your much-loved favourites, plus some NEW ones.

  • Programs for Families - FULL
    A variety of programs offered in the mornings, afternoons, evenings, and weekends. Have fun learning together as a family from home!

  • Adult Group Classes - ONLY A FEW SPACES LEFT
    Learn new skills, gain confidence, improve your reading, writing, or computer skills! Meet new people and learn together from home!

  • Adult Tutor Program - Always OPEN
    Learn from home! Meet online once a week, one on one or in a small group, to work on reading, writing, or basic math. For more information about the Tutor Program, please email programs@famlit.ca or click below for the program description.

To see the spring program descriptions, please click here

To see the spring program schedule, FAQ, and to REGISTER, please click here.

To sign up for our program email list, please click here and you will receive program updates.

Ruth Hayden Memorial Family Literacy Practitioner Award

We are seeking nominations for this award, in memory of Dr. Ruth Hayden, which recognizes an individual who has excelled in the field of family literacy, maintained a high quality of service to participants and the community, and shown a commitment to their own learning. Deadline for nominations is September 3.

For more information and the nomination form, please click here.

It’s never too early!

Children who begin life in a learning environment are more likely to succeed in school and in life and parents are their first teachers. Our programs provide parents with the tools they need to support their children’s early language and literacy development.

It’s never too late!

We also support adult learners on their literacy journey, building on strengths and meeting the individual needs of the learners.

We provide:

11642 142 St NW  Edmonton AB  T5M 1V4
Phone
780.421.7323 | Fax 780.421.7324
famlit.ca
info@famlit.ca