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From birth through adulthood, families play an important role in building and supporting literacy.


From our inception, building capacity in the community has been a focus of the Centre for Family Literacy.


Helping everyone learn with tools and resources that encourage lifelong learning.


Featured News


Great Canadian Giving Challenge

Thanks to donors and funders, we can help adults learn to read to their children! …

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Links fore Literacy Golf Tournament

August 18, 2022

Get ready for all the fun on August 18 at our annual Links fore Literacy …

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An Evening of Wine and Words

September 29, 2022

Join us at the JW Marriott Edmonton Ice District this year!An Evening of Wine & …

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Recent News

HOGS Pay Us a Visit!

Thank you to the Old Strathcona HOGS (Harley Owners Group) for coming by for a visit and to deliver a donation for our COW Bus program! The HOGS look forward to being able to do the traditional visit to the COW Bus next year!

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Donna Lemieux Legacy Fund for the Centre

At the end of May, Donna will be taking a new role; she will be retiring! To recognize and thank her for her many contributions to the CFL, as well as all she’s done for the broader community, the Centre for Family Literacy is pleased to announce the Donna Lemieux

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Lois Hole Award Winners Announced

Award presentations were made at our Annual General Meeting on May 17. The 2022 award winners were: Adult Learner AwardNatalina Amper Family Learner AwardDana Black Community Leadership AwardCentre for Family Literacy’s Wine & Words Committee Click here to read all about the awards and award winners   

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Lois Hole Memorial Literacy Awards

Lois Hole Memorial Literacy Awards The Lois Hole Memorial Literacy Awards were established in memory of Dr. Lois E. Hole, Lieutenant Governor of Alberta (2000 – 2005).     Mrs. Hole was a strong advocate for literacy. Whether reading to a lively group of children or making a passionate speech

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Literacy Activities & Articles

Recent Activity Posts

Sharing Stories

Stories are so important to children’s development, and the following short list barely scratches the surface. Stories help children: develop creativity and imagination develop their

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