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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!




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 programs@famlit.ca, or see the program description by clicking below.

For current program descriptions, please click here.

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

Family Literacy Carnival Reimagined for 2021

Theme: Travel the World Together!

Each day for 4 days, starting on Family Literacy Day, we will share a fun family literacy challenge on YouTube, with the carnival going live on Zoom for the 5th day.

You'll find the YouTube challenge links below on that date, as well as on our Facebook and Twitter. #FamLitCarnival2021

  • January 27 - Explore the World through Science
  • January 28 - Food from Around the World
  • January 29 - Explore Your Part of the World
  • January 30 - Music from Around the World
  • January 31 - Live on Zoom (2-4pm)
    Join us for Story Time with Josh Classen, Yoga for the whole family, Rhymes that Bind, and more!

For the schedule and to REGISTER NOW for the Zoom sessions on Eventbrite click here, and be entered to win a book package!

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