Family Literacy Day is held annually on January 27 to raise awareness of the importance of family participation in reading and other literacy-related activities.
In 2014, ABC Life Literacy Canada is encouraging families to take time each day to have “15 Minutes of Fun.” For more information about Family Literacy Day, visit www.FamilyLiteracyDay.ca. You can also check out ABC’s resource Family Literacy Fun: The path to literacy begins at home in English at www.FamilyLiteracyFun.ca and in French at www.LireEtJouerEnFamille.ca.
Windsor Public Library Family Literacy Day events include:
Wit Lit: Celebrating Humour on Family Literacy Day: Join us on Monday, January 27, from 10:00 to 11:00 am, at Central Library, 850 Ouellette Avenue, while we read some of the funniest books in your library. For children ages two through six. To register, please call 519-255-6770, ext. 4579.
Family Literacy Day: Have Fun While You Learn: Celebrate Family Literacy Day at Sandwich Library, 3312 Sandwich Street, on Monday, January 27, from 3:30 to 5:00 pm, and enjoy a variety of family-friendly, fun-filled educational activities. Parents: get great ideas to help your child(ren) develop awesome reading, writing, and math skills! For more information, please call 519-255-6770, ext. 7700.
Celebrating Reading, Singing, & Writing: The Family Literacy Day fun continues at Central Library on Tuesday, January 28, from 5:00 to 6:45 pm. Drop by to enjoy storytime, singing, and great games. And all the best books, CDs, and magazines will be on display for you to check out so don’t forget your library card! For youth ages four through 13. To register, please call 519-255-6770, ext. 4579.
Visit Windsor Public Library at www.windsorpubliclibrary.com and at the following sites: www.facebook.com/windsorpl; pinterest.com/windsorlibrary; twitter.com/windsorpublib; and www.goodreads.com/group/show/104611-windsor-public-library.