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


Winter Program Registration opens December 7!

Our innovative online winter programs, with the first ones beginning January 12, offer something for both families and adults! We will have your much-loved favourites, plus some NEW programs to choose from, such as:

  • Romance Book Club (ages 18+)
  • Big Kids Story SLAM!
  • 3,2,1,FUN!

For January program information and schedule, please click here.

For January program descriptions, please click here.

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

Online Training Week 2020

Please join us virtually December 14th - 17th!

The Centre has trained thousands in the practice of family literacy across the country. Through experience, research and collaboration, we have developed standards of excellence that are shared with others in the field. Practitioners are encouraged to use these standards for their own programs, and as a tool to evaluate program effectiveness.

We are pleased to offer the following for Training Week 2020:

  • Family Literacy FUNdamentals
    (Part 1 of 2)
  • Connecting How We Learn - Literacy in the Early Years and Working with Adults
    (Part 2 of 2)
  • Rhymes that Bind
  • Books for Babies

For more information and the schedule, please click here.

To register on Eventbrite, 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
780.421.7323 | Fax 780.421.7324