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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 2015 over 13,000 individuals were served by our programs, services, and training!


October 3 - 7

2016 Theme: One World Many Voices

”We share one world and fill it with our many voices. Through reading, we learn from other people’s lives and stories. Reading can inspire us to raise our own voices to tell our own stories.”

The purpose of READ IN is to create a greater awareness of the importance of reading.

—READ IN Edmonton

Join us via Livestream at the READ IN Week kick-off event Monday, October 3rd at 10:00 a.m. Bookmark this link!

Book lists, tips, printables, and much more

Literacy & Learning Symposium 2016

Registration is now closed!

This Symposium is an opportunity for all of us committed to literacy and foundational learning to come together and share ideas, discuss issues of importance, and to gain new tools. It is also an opportunity to network, socialize and interact with colleagues and friends from around the province. There will be a broad variety of sessions with high-level presenters, Resource Fair Reception, and Awards Banquet celebration.

Date: September 26 - 30
Place: Fantasyland Hotel, Edmonton

More about Literacy & Learning Symposium 2016

Ruth Hayden Memorial Family Literacy Practitioner Award

At the Symposium banquet, we will present this annual award to an individual who has excelled in the field of family literacy.

More about the award

Flit – Our Free Family Literacy App

Get it at the Apple App Store!

Early interactions with your children, like sharing books, talking, singing, or playing, help lay the foundation for early language and literacy – essential skills for success.

Parents will find specially tailored and curated activities ranging from reading, recipes, rhymes and games specifically designed to build strong reading, writing and literacy skills in their child, and have FUN doing it!

Watch a video demo of the app!

Go to iTunes for more information or to download

Watch for the ANDROID version – available in October!

. . . is at the heart of all learning and families have a key role to play in developing and nurturing literacy through every stage of life.

The late, the Honourable Dr. Lois Hole,
Lieutenant Governor of Alberta

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