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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

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 Memorial Literacy Awards & 2022 Winners

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 to leaders

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Edmonton Elks tickets to support the Centre

Purchase tickets to an upcoming Edmonton Elks game and support the Centre for Family Literacy! Bring your family and friends and enjoy an evening of football while helping to provide funding for our programs. Tickets start at $23 and kids get in free! Contact Steve at 780-508-8503 to inquire about

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Great Canadian Giving Challenge

Thanks to donors and funders, we can help adults learn to read to their children! June 1 – 30: for the entire month of June, every $1 donated to us through CanadaHelps gives us a chance to win $20,000! Help us win! NEW! CanadaHelps now accepts donations using cryptocurrency!  Click

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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

Presented by Featuring Corb Lund  Join us at the JW Marriott Edmonton Ice District this …

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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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