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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!

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.

  • Winter 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!

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

  • Adult Tutor Program
    Learn from home! Meet online once a week, one on one or in a small group, to work on reading, writing, or basic math. You decide what day and time works best for you! For more information about the Tutor Program, please email, or see the program description by clicking below.

Registration for our April to June programs will open on March 15.

For current program descriptions, please click here.

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

Lois Hole Memorial Literacy Awards

Call for Nominations

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 Annual General Meeting on May 18.

We are seeking nominations for the Lois Hole Community Leadership Award, which recognizes an outstanding individual, business, or group whose efforts demonstrate an ongoing commitment to family literacy in Alberta. The nomination deadline is Friday, April 2, at 4:30 p.m.

Community Leadership Award criteria (pdf)

Community Leadership Award Nomination form (pdf)

More about the awards

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