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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 2020, despite the impact of COVID, 4,000 adults and children were served by our programs and services!

Centre Receives Innovation Award

Our Family Book Club was recognized with an Honourable Mention for the Canada Life Literacy Innovation Award from ABC Life Literacy Canada. The virtual awards ceremony, and ABC-moderated roundtable discussion, was held October 14th.

To read the Edmonton Journal article, "We feel closer to each other: Edmonton literacy group awarded for Family Book Club," please click here

To listen to the Mark Connolly interview on CBC Radio: "Family book club wins national award for increasing literacy and fostering community connections," please click here

Introducing FamLit5

To promote easily accessible literacy within our communities, we are excited to announce our new YouTube Playlist - FamLit5!

The videos on this playlist consist of rhymes, stories, crafts, and parent literacy tips - all in 5 minutes or less.

And beginning Friday, October 8 at 12:30 p.m., FamLit5 goes LIVE with 30 minutes of free family literacy programming with no registration required. FamLit5 LIVE is scheduled for every other Friday through to December.

Check out the FamLit5 playlist now on our YouTube channel and subscribe so you are the first to know when we add a new video! Click here for our YouTube.

Need Help with Reading, Writing, or Math?

Would you like to help your child with their homework? Are you having trouble writing emails? Maybe you want to get your G.E.D. one day but you don't know where to start. We can help!

Join Our Adult Program
Learn from home! Meet online once a week, one on one, to work on reading, writing, or basic math. Help yourself AND your family! For more information about this program, please email

To sign up for our program email list, click here and you will receive information about our fall classes.

Our Fall Online Programs

Family and Adult Literacy Programs

Our programs help build the confidence and skills adults need to open the door to a lifetime of learning, and in our family literacy programs you have fun with your children at the same time! Bonus - all of our programs are FREE.

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

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

To watch a quick video about our programs, please click here

To check out our fall program descriptions, please click here

To see the fall program schedule, please click here

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

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
780.421.7323 | Fax 780.421.7324